31 July 2012

Angola: Oil Minister Inaugurates Water Pump Plant

Luanda — The Angolan Oil minister Botellho de Vasconcelos Tuesday inaugurated a Water Pumps factory in the Luanda-Bengo Special Economic Zone (ZEE).

Called "Bombágua", the factory covers an area of five square metres, has a monthly production capacity of 750 units and an annual of 9,000 units.

The head of the infrastructure, Eugenio Bravo da Rosa, said the new plant is concerned with assembling, painting and repair of domestic and industrial pumps and irrigation systems, manufacturing pumps of one to six inches.

The factory, which is expected to generate in a first phase 51 jobs, counts on potential customers from the agriculture, civil construction, petrochemical and mining industry.

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