The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has engaged Golden horse, a Chinese construction company based in Zambia to construct industrial yards in Northwestern province.
CEEC business development officer, Esther Chingoma the construction company was engaged through an international competitive bidding process to win the tender.
ZANIS reports that Ms Chingoma who revealed this development in an interview yesterday said that the contractor is already setting up offices and a living area on site in preparation for the construction of industrial yards.
“Within the next 14 days, land will be cleared on site in readiness for construction works of the industrial yards to start,” she said.
CEEC is currently formalizing land meant for bulking centers in Solwezi, Mushindamo and Kalumbila districts from traditional land to government land, she revealed.
Once land in the three districts is formalized to government land, the project will commence.
One bulking center will be set up in Solwezi district, one in Mushindamo district and three in Kalumbila district, respectively.