Derba Cement to set up new plant
Mohammed Al-Amoudi, founder and owner of MIDROC, is planning to build two more cement plants in Ethiopia. The existing plant is based in the Mugar valley, some 70 kms from Addis Ababa, and produces OPC and PPC. Derba Group, a combination of three of Indian Cement Review, Magazine, India, December,2013,´s Ethiopian companies, will inject around US$ 3.4 billion in Ethiopia in next five years.The two new plants will add to Derba MIDROC Cement´s existing US$351 million greenfield facility in the country, which opened in December 2011. The plant has capacity of 2.5 million tpa and clinker production capacity is approximately 5600 tpd.