Government of Mozambique’s Zambézia province seeks parties interested in limestone quarrying

4 January 2012

Maputo, Mozambique, 4 Jan – The government of the Mozambican province of Zambézia, in the centre of the country, is seeking investors interested in quarrying limestone deposits in two of the province’s districts, Mozambican newspaper Diário de Moçambique reported.

The newspaper, which is published in the city of Beira, the capital of Sofala province, also said that the most important limestone deposits, of over 150 million tons, were to be found in Morrumbala district.

In the Namacurra district, reserves are estimated at 40 million tons of limestone, which is a raw material that is essential for manufacturing cement.

Ilídio Bande, provincial director for Agriculture in Zambézia, told the newspaper that the provincial government was seeking potential investors interested in setting up a cement factory and a paint factory in Macuse. (macauhub)