East Africa will be the fastest growing region on the continent in 2016
According to the African Economic Outlook report recently released by the African Development Bank, East Africa will grow by by 6.7% in 2016, making it the fastest growing region on the continent.
Get inside East Africa's construction and property boom
About the conference
African Construction and Totally Concrete East Africa offers you methods to increase sustainability in East African construction projects with access to new building systems, quality control enforcement and testing techniques, and innovative technologies that can reduce construction costs by 30%. World-renowned experts will deliver critical insight into developing property in East Africa and innovating infrastructure delivery with new materials from high performance cement to modular building systems.
The event is designed to give you front row access to construction business opportunities across East Africa's high growth and high risk markets.
The 2016 programme will focus on innovative technology and systems for property development in East Africa, improving cement performance and reducing construction costs for projects of all sizes. This is the region's leading event for access to East Africa's foremost users and producers of cement.
In particular the 2016 conference hosts the 2nd annual Housing for East Africa to prepare property developers for upcoming legislation in the region and its effect on property investment. This conference also unlocks access to new building systems and technologies to reduce construction costs in East Africa, and familiarize local property developers with technologies being used for housing development across Africa including modular systems, high performance concrete, green building, interlocking systems, steel building, soil brick stabilisation and more.
Advancing cement and concrete technology: Enhancing East Africa’s built environment
African Construction and Totally Concrete East Africa, hosting the 2nd annual Housing for East Africa conference, will help you capitalise on the demand for increased cement production in East Africa and prepare for upcoming tenders in housing, transport and public works with guaranteed extended access to the entire African concrete ecosystem from concrete technologist to consulting engineer. East Africa’s dynamic cement and construction markets are booming with new business opportunities. In Tanzania cement production is expected to double to 6 million tonnes per annum by the end of the year when Dangote’s cement plant in Tanzania’s Mtwara region becomes operational. In Rwanda, CIMERWA’s expansion plans will multiply production levels by six with expected annual cement production scheduled to rise to 600,000 tonnes per annum.
Infrastructural projects have played a big part in the growth in demand of cement and will continue to do so in East Africa. Rising urbanisation levels are also driving up demand for residential housing and commercial buildings.
African Construction and Totally Concrete East Africa offers you methods to increase sustainability in East African construction projects with access to new building systems, quality control enforcement and testing techniques, and innovative technologies that can reduce construction costs by 30%. The all-star line-up of renowned industry experts for 2016 will deliver critical insight into developing property in East Africa and innovating infrastructure delivery with new materials from high performance cement to modular building systems.
Overview of East Africa's only cement & concrete event
“Thank you so much for a well organized and managed conference which really was fantastic. It was great times to meet with a great people with great minds and the lesson learnt specifically on infrastructure development will improve the living standards of our people. As Technocrats we have to be results oriented and thus putting imagination into workable physical structures using locally available potential raw materials.”
- Eng. Stephen S. A.
Manda, Plant Manager- Kinyerezi-1, TANESCO LTD Tanzania
Quick facts about cement consumption in East Africa
Kenya: 5.88 million tonnes of cement was produced in 2014 against cement consumption of 5.19 million tonnes.
Tanzania: Cement output rose by 18.9% in 2014 to over 3 million tonnes and is forecast to double to 6 million tonnes in the next year.
Uganda: Cement consumption is forecast to increase by at least 12% over the next 3 years, currently averaging at 35 kg per capita per annum.
Rwanda: Cement production capacity is expected to increase from 100,000 to 600,000 metric tons annually in order to meet local demand
Showcase technologies and trends to be first in mind for East African construction business opportunities
Totally Concrete East Africa 2016 is the most cost effective way to stake your claim in the East African cement, concrete and construction industry in 2016. Sponsors can pick and choose from the benefits and create a tailored partnership solution that specifically meets their market goals and objectives. If you are interested in displaying your technologies in the showcase or sponsoring in 2016, contact the sales team to discuss the options that are available to you.
Totally Concrete East Africa 2016 is an unprecedented opportunity to access the entire African cement and concrete ecosystem from concrete technologist to consulting engineer in a unique setting allowing for prestigious visibility, interactive networking and on-site demonstrations.
Click here to learn more about opportunities contact the sales team directly phone +27 21 700 4300.
"I am glad that I could add value to your prestigious conference. From my end I can say that it was well planned and very professionally done. It was a great pleasure for me to attend and to be part of the conference."- Louw du Plessis (Pr Eng), Research Group Leader: Accelerated Pavement Testing, South Africa
“It was an honor for me to be invited for around the table discussion. I surely made good contacts which will assist in making running business a bit easier.”- Busi Legodi, CEO, CIMERWA, Rwanda
“I enjoyed the event and had an impact on my objectives.”- Danford Semwenda, Business Development Manager, Twiga Cement, Tanzania