BDC, CEDA pump millions into Phikwe oxygen plant

Kicking off: Officials at the groundbreaking ceremony last week PIC: BDC FACEBOOK
Kicking off: Officials at the groundbreaking ceremony last week PIC: BDC FACEBOOK

State investment agency, the Botswana Development Corporation (BDC), has injected P42.6 million into a Selebi Phikwe-based oxygen firm, Oxygas.

The move will see the country meet its national demand and reduce dependence on imported medical and industrial gases.

Oxygas is a 100% citizen-owned company that manufactures medical and industrial gas.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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