President of Tanzania, President Magufuli has reached agreement with Dangote Cement to supply Natural gas to the country’s 500 million dollars cement factory in the town of Mtwara.
The cement factory has always run its factory on diesel generator which is very expensive. And has increase factory cost of cement produced.
Dangote is to buy natural gas from Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporatiom , TPDC, directly, thereby cutting off middlemen. This will help reduce operation cost of producing cement in the country.