The AfriSam Group has operations in South Africa,Tanzania, Lesotho, Botswana and Swaziland. AfriSam is the majority shareholder of Tanga Cement Company Limited, listed on the Tanzanian Stock Exchange, and holds 62,5% of its shares.The Tanzanian company trades under its brand name, Simba Cement.
The Group is well positioned and equipped to offer superior construction material solutions made possible through its widely distributed footprint and well maintained production facilities.
AfriSam is strategically positioned and connected through its fully-integrated cement plants, milling depots, blending operations and distribution centres. There are three fully-integrated plants within the AfriSam Group: two in South Africa and a third plant located in Tanzania. The fully-integrated plants have a combined cement-producing capacity of over five million tons of cement per annum. The capacity will increase soon to more than eight million tons of cement per year post the commissioning of a second clinker production unit at the production facility of Tanga Cement Company Ltd.
The Tanzanian operation has ten strategically located cement distribution centres throughout Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda, and exports to Malawi.
The South African footprint is supported by cement distribution centres in Botswana and Lesotho, as well as an integrated blending, packing and distribution operation in Swaziland. Cement is exported to Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The South African fully-integrated cement plants are linked by a well-established road and rail transport network to:
• A modern vertical roller mill operation in Roodepoort, Gauteng, and three blending operations in Vanderbijlpark and Brakpan, Gauteng.
• A slag grinding plant with a slag milling capacity exceeding 800 thousand tons per annum.
• 11 strategically-located cement distribution
AGGREGATES & READYMIX
The cement operations are strongly augmented by well-established aggregate and Readymix operations located in all major growth nodes. There are presently 42 Readymix operations, capable of delivering more than 2 million cubic metres of Readymix concrete annually, and 17 aggregate quarries, producing over 10 million tons of aggregate.