Centurion, RSA – The cement rotary kiln resumed production as scheduled on 6 October 2021 following the unplanned maintenance stop announced on 30 September 2021. The cause of the Sephaku Cement plant outage was identified and remedied.
SepCem management has implemented several procedures to improve plant reliability and mitigate a reoccurrence. The kiln is running at operational capacity.
SepHold is a building and construction materials company with a portfolio of investments in the cement sector in South Africa.
The strategy of SepHold is to generate growth and value through the production of cement and ready mixed concrete in Southern Africa. The Company’s core investments are a 36% stake in Dangote Cement South Africa (Pty) Ltd (Sephaku Cement) and 100% in Metier Mixed Concrete (Pty) Ltd.
SepHold’s subsidiary, Métier Mixed Concrete (Pty) Ltd.’s (“Métier”), has a plant footprint well-positioned in three key geographic markets of Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Western Cape to compete for the supply of concrete into the strategic infrastructure projects.
Furthermore, SepCem produces bagged and bulk cement at its integrated Aganang plant in the North West and the grinding Delmas plant in Mpumalanga, enabling access to all major inland markets.