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Tanzania: Newly launched lubricant blending plant to create more employment opportunities


Devdiscourse News Desk dodoma South Africa
Updated: 13-02-2019 20:49 IST
Tanzania: Newly launched lubricant blending plant to create more employment opportunities

Sprawling across an area of 8000 square meter, the lubricant blending plant will host an internal laboratory and a 2200t tank farm enabling to process 22,000t of lubricants and 2000t of grease per year. Image Credit: total.com

The subsidiary of Total South Africa, Total Tanzania was incorporated in Tanzania in 1969. The petroleum products and service company has recently unveiled a lubricant blending plant worth USD 20 million in Tanzania.

The plant was officially inaugurated by Joseph George Kakunda, country's Minister of Trade. The company has acquired such a gigantic amount costing plant that will witness the manufacturing and blending of lubricants and grease done in the country along with the introduction of Total innovations and high-tech know-how to Tanzania lubricants industry. The blending plant will see new employment opportunities, increased production of lubricants for local consumption at a more attractive price, increased government revenues through taxes arising out of business growth and exportation of lubricants to neighbouring countries.

Sprawling across an area of 8000 square meter, the lubricant blending plant will host an internal laboratory and a 2200t tank farm enabling to process 22,000t of lubricants and 2000t of grease per year.

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COUNTRY : South AfricaTanzania

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