Roofings Group Hosts French Delegation On Oil & Gas Mission At Roofings Rolling Mills, Namanve
Roofings Rolling Mills (RRM) on 28th November 2017 hosted the French Delegation that is in Uganda to look into Oil and Gas at their Namanve plant under the auspice of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, Petroleum Authority of Uganda and Uganda Revenue Authority.
The French delegation comprised of representatives from numerous oil and gas companies intending to identify exceptional Business trade partners/vendors and potential indigenous expertise particularly for the oil and gas sector.
Roofings Group has progressed well in participating in the supply of steel inputs to the infrastructural development of Uganda, these are Roads, Bridges, Power dams to mention but a few. With the upcoming much anticipated development of the oil and gas sector in Uganda, Roofings group would like to reiterate its capacity in terms of standards, best practice, quality and reliability to supply the steel requirements of the sector. Roofings, in 2010 commissioned a state of the art tube mill to produce electro welded tubes up to 8 inch dia, as well as a plate mill which can cut up to 6mm thickness with lengths of up to 8 meters. These investments were made in light of the anticipated oil and gas activities. Through engagements like these, Roofings will identify other areas of value addition to the sector, which can in turn ensure that the multiplier effect of local content enhancement is felt and trickles down to ensure economic transformation as per vision 2040. Emphasized Oliver Lalani the ED – Roofings Group.
“We have heard of Roofings footprints in Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan and we are intrigued to have an up-close look at their human resource muscle, their production line, capacity and expertise,” intimated the French delegation
The reputable companies include 3C Metal specializes in steel fabrication, with a core specialty of high pressure and high specification piping processes and techniques, Akka Energy France (represented by Eric Werner, the Business Development manager Africa), A-EMC the world’s leading provider of medical and security/ assistance services and remote sites medical support (represented by its president Pierre Galzot) amongst other heavyweight French companies.
About Roofings Group:
Roofings Group has invested over $260 million in Uganda and has 2 separate entities operating under its umbrella; Roofings Limited and Roofings Rolling Mills. Roofings Group is fully ISO certified in: Quality management systems (ISO 9001), Occupational Health and Safety OHSAS i8001 Management System and Environmental Management System ISO i4001
Roofings Rolling Mills (RRM) is a $145 million investment and is one of the largest and most modern steel complexes operating in East and Central Africa. Based in the industrial park, RRM is strategically located to serve both the local Ugandan market and the markets of EAC and COMESA. It has access to Lake Victoria through Port Bell, roads and railway lines to cater for Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, DRC and Southern Sudan. RRM is a backward integrated plant which produces inputs for the steel industry.
Products manufactured at Roofings include; roofing iron sheets (aluzinc), hollow sections, TMT bars, mild steel hot and cold rolled plates, open profiles, wire products, galvanized wire & wire products and the Roofings plastic polypipes. All products are widely used for building domestic, commercial, public and industrial structures.
Established in 1994 under license of the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), Roofings Group launched operations in December 1995 and has never looked back. As a trail blazer, Roofings Group’s subsidiaries tell a story of success that has helped weave the path for the Roofings Group vision to be birthed sooner than originally anticipated.
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