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Tembo cement: a sustainable building material

Tembo cement: a sustainable building material

LafargeHolcim Tanzania manufactures a wide range of high-quality cement products at our Mbeya cement facility. These products are sold under the Tembo cement brand – a market leader in building materials and sustainability. Retailers, contractors and infrastructure specialists will benefit from using any Tembo cement for their construction projects.

Cement is used to make concrete; when mixed with water, sand and crushed stone, cement forms concrete which hardens when it dries. This is a highly durable building material that is kind to the environment. It produces no hazardous byproducts and does not threaten the environment – that is why concrete is such a popular substance for building.

A sustainable approach to construction with Tembo cement products will bring lasting environmental and economic benefits to contractors. LafargeHolcim Tanzania can assure the quality of Tembo cement products as they are specifically engineered using advanced admixtures and abundant raw minerals

Concrete is the natural choice for sustainable building construction. Tembo cement is safe to use and has long-lasting benefits for buildings as it will not rust, rot or burn. Once a building has reached the end of its life, the concrete can be broken down into rubble and recycled for other building projects. This means that concrete can be reused over and over again. 

Each market in the construction sector has its own needs. Tembo cement has a product that is suited to each of these needs and application, from high-strength and quick-setting cement to masonry and general purpose cement. Our products are sustainable and perfectly suited to any civil engineering application.


LafargeHolcim is a leading building materials and solutions company that has been operating in international markets for decades. We produce cement and aggregates for construction projects, ranging from small affordable housing developments to large-scale infrastructure projects such as high-rise buildings, dams and bridges. 


LafargeHolcim Tanzania has been supplying the country and neighbouring countries with our world-class Tembo cement brand for over 30 years. Our head office and fully-integrated plant are located in Mbeya, Southwest Tanzania.


At LafargeHolcim Tanzania, we believe customers come first. We listen to your specific requirements to supply and develop the best solutions for your needs. As the new leader in building materials, you can also rely on our cutting-edge research and development capabilities that have resulted in the finest materials for your construction projects, whether large or small.


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