Moroto integrated Cement/Lime/Marble Plant in Karamoja

UDC is to set up a cement plant with a capacity of 1,250 tons per day, 300 tons per day for lime and 11,000 square meters of marble per month in Karamoja region to add value to the available natural resources (limestone and marble) that are not fully exploited despite the existence of substantial amounts of high quality.  

The project is to be implemented through an Special Purpose Vehicle known as Moroto Ateker Cement Co. Ltd whose shareholders are UDC holding 45% shareholding, Savannah Mines Limited – 40% and Saboo Engineers Pvt Ltd – 15%.  A reconnaissance survey of the entire exploration area is being undertaken so as to come up with favourable and prospective areas for detailed exploration investigations.