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Environment

Ohorongo operates one of the most environmental friendly plants in the world. Our plant at farm Sargberg does not stand alone, but is an integral part of the environment. The company shares this environment with the people, animals and plants of the region, and we are committed to treat the environment with care and respect. 

Ohorongo pays particular attention to the control of air pollution, water protection and noise measurement. The stringent protection of nature is Ohorongo’s highest priority. The company’s environmental management system is ISO 14001 certified.

Environment

In the cement industry 99% of the mined material is used for the production of cement. This means that no waste material is mined, and therefore the quarry footprint is significantly smaller than in the mining industry. No waste stream is coming out of the process. A rehabilitation plan for the q...

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Mining

In the cement industry 99% of the mined material is used for the production of cement. This means that no waste material is mined, and therefore the quarry footprint is significantly smaller than in the mining industry. No waste stream is coming out of the process. A rehabilitation plan for the q...

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Electricity

The technology installed at Ohorongo ensures a very energy efficient process. The company also continuously works to maintain its low specific energy consumption. In addition, a PV Solar Plant is scheduled for commissioning in 2018. ...

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Fuel

Traditionally fossil fuels such as hard coal, oil and gas are used to provide thermal energy for clinker production. In line with Ohorongo’s commitment to a sustainable future, the replacement of fossil fuels is a crucial element of Ohorongo’s strategy. A significant portion of the fo...

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Water

The modern cement manufacturing process is designed to use minimal water. At Ohorongo, air quenching is used instead of water cooling. The majority of water is used for ablution. A water treatment plant is used to treat this water so it can be reused for irrigation of grass around the plant. The ...

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Emissions

More than 40 bag house filters are installed to minimize the dust, protecting the environment and the health of our people. The extremely high temperatures in the cement manufacturing process ensures that all organic pollutants are completely destroyed. Carbon and SO²emissions are of th...

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Product

Ohorongo’s cement is long-lasting and durable, and in the application of concrete, partially recyclable. The product is packaged in bags that are biodegradable. ...

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About Us

Ohorongo (Pty) Ltd. is Namibia’s only cement-producing company and owns one of the most modern cement plants in Africa. It was constructed over the course of two years by leading international engineering com...

Our Contacts

Ohorongo Haus
Schanzenweg 35, Klein Windhoek
P.O. Box 86842, Eros
Tel: +264 61 389 300

Cement Plant
Sargberg Plant, North Otavi
P.O.Box 444, Tsumeb
Tel: +264 67 235 7000



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