Twiga Cement has said it will raise its annual production capacity this year which will overcome its normal capacity of 1.4 million tonnes despite the prevailing power problems.
Speaking at the company's 2012 family day in Dar es Salaam at the weekend, the firm’s Human Resources director, Jayne Nyimbo said the company expects to increase its production capacity to foster the construction industry in the country.
She said that the company's mission and vision will not be affected by increasing production capacity in the company goals and strategies in serving majority of Tanzanians.
"Currently Twiga Cement is producing a minimum of 5000 tonnees due to various company's plans and strategies supplying the cement products to majority of people across the country,"
"Nevertheless the ongoing power rationing countrywide is a huge challenge for the firm in its implementations," she said.
Explaining further at the handing over ceremony of awards to the company's best workers for the year 2011 , she said the firm also recognises the welfare of its workers.
At the occasion, the leading cement producing company handed over 350,000/- in cash awards to 13 best employees each as a way of motivating them.
For, his part, Twiga Cement managing director Lesoinne Pascal thankrf the company's workers for the commitments shown last year and called on them to work hard this year to meet the firm’s set targets.
Apart from its production capacity, he said, Twiga Cement also will ensure that its products are available in every part of the country.
“Twiga Cement has various strategies and goals this year but it need a teamwork to accomplish them,: he said