Location: Buipe, Central Gonja District, Savannah Region (Northern Region)
Savanna Diamond Cement Co Ltd (SDCL) launched operations of its 0.44Mta cement factory in Buipe, in the northern region of Ghana. The new US$90m project was officially inaugurated by President John Mahama in April, 2015.
The SDCL plant is a fully integrated process, using limestone mined in Buipe. It is served through a partnership with GRIDCo by a 25MW substation, of which SDCL uses 7MW and the remaining 18MW will serve the local community.
President Mahama commended management of Savanna Diamond Cement, stating that the government will continue to support the company.