There are many cement companies in Kenya today, each trying to convince the public that they are the best.
We have seen multiple commercials of Cement companies run on our screens and we are just spoilt for choice.
Today we document for you the accredited cement companies in Kenya which you should consider when you want to do construction.
1.Bamburi Cement Company
Bamburi Cement was established in 1951 and is one of the top cement producers in Kenya. Bamburi is associated with the Nguvu brand and it controls a gigantic 40.5% of the Kenyan market share.
LaFarge has a lot of shares in Bamburi
2.East African Portland Cement Company
Probably the oldest cement company in Kenya, East African Portland cement is the company behind the production of Blue Triangle cement.
Major shareholders include Lafarge, The government and Bamburi.
3.ARM Africa Limited Company
ARM Africa Ltd is another top cement producer boasting of over 4.5 million customers across East Africa. In Kenya alone, it has a market share of more than 18.6% and it produces many other products but Rhino Cement is its major venture
4.Lafarge Cement Company
Lafarge is a foreign company which has invested heavily on cement production in Kenya. Lafarge adds up as one of the world’s largest cement producer. It runs more than 142 cement companies worldwide and is a major shareholder in many other Kenyan cement companies.
The producer of Simba Cement is a young cement producer too, just 9 years old. It’s situated in Athi River in Machakos county and controls around 14.1% of the national share.
A subsidiary of Tororo Cement, Mombasa Cement is the youngest cement producer in Kenya, only 4 years old.
Mombasa cement produces Nyumba cement and it controls 12.9% of the Kenyan market share, not bad for a start-up.
Based in Athi River, just metres from Kitengela town, Savannah cement produces Savannah cement and is only 5 years old in the competitive market.