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Tembo FastaPlus used in Chunya road construction

Chunya road construction

LafargeHolcim Tanzania has been a trusted partner in the production and supply of building materials and cement for many years. Our Tembo cement products are suited to a variety of applications in the construction of buildings, bridges, dams and roads. Our Tembo FastaPlus cement has been chosen for a 72-kilometre road project from Chunya to Makongolosi, just north of Mbeya.

The project will cost just under 40 billion Tzs to upgrade the surface to bitumen standards. The existing gravel road will be resurfaced and realigned. Water drainage ditches will be dug alongside the road. The project also involves building a new bridge over the Lupa River and installing better pipe culverts with advanced erosion protection.

The road upgrade started in 2018 and LafargeHolcim Tanzania was chosen as the preferred cement supplier. An average of 300 to 400 tonnes of Tembo FastaPlus has been used in the project every month so far. However, this volume could increase to up to 600 tonnes per month as work advances on the road.

To meet these high volumes of cement required for the road resurfacing, LafargeHolcim Tanzania delivers the cement in bulk. We also offer value-added services such as storage silos and containers to keep the cement dry and up to high international standards. Our dedicated team is driven by excellent customer service and the timely delivery of our cement products.


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 the Mbeya Region in 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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