The theme for the event: “lower cost per ton – all day, every day,” will afford the players in the Ghana quarry business to improve and benefit from expert consultation and on site demonstration. There will also be the presentation of quarry machine product line and work tool line-up available on the market today, after sales support and service capabilities, tailored financing solutions provided by Cat financial in collaboration with Stanbic Bank.
About 80 customers drawn from the quarry and aggregate market across the country are expected to participate in this year’s event. Mr. Daniel Pabby, the Strategic Planning and Marketing Manager for Mantrac Ghana said our “aim is to provide our customers best practices and expert consultation from Caterpillar in the quarry business that will go a long way to improve the construction industry in Ghana”.
He stressed that this event is very vital and an innovation in the Quarry Industry since it the first time a leading equipment supplier is bringing together the manufacturer (Caterpillar), the Distributor (Mantrac), and the Quarry Customer under one umbrella on location to impact production. ‘At a time Ghana is seeing a boost in its quarry operations to support economic development, its pertinent we bring the tried and tested Caterpillar expertise to bear on the industry,’ said Pabby.
The event will allow customers to witness live quarry site demonstration with caterpillar machines backed by practical insight to improve operational efficiency and lower cost per ton. High on the agenda will be the different operating practices in Site Preparation, Reclaiming, Ripping, Loading and Hauling while keeping production and operating costs at an efficient level, including fuel consumption.
Mantrac expects this event to raise standards in Quarry business with the support of Caterpillar equipment in order to improve output for the construction Market in Ghana. For over 75 years, Mantrac Ghana which is part of the Mantrac Group also holds caterpillar dealership in nine countries, and has supplied and supported Ghana’ construction, mining, material handling and Power Systems sectors immensely with Cat brand.
By: Fred Yaw Sarpong