1D1F: Gov’t constructs Machine Spare Parts, Equipment Manufacturing Centres at Kumawu in Ashanti Region (PHOTOS) 

Machine Spare Parts, Equipment Manufacturing Centres at Kumawu in Ashanti Region 
Machine Spare Parts, Equipment Manufacturing Centres at Kumawu in Ashanti Region 

 A Technology Solution Centre (TSC) in Kumawu, in the Ashanti Region, which will support Government’s industrialization agenda, particularly the 1-District-1-Factory initiative is near completion.

The Centre, run by the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is a metal-based, light engineering (machining and fabrication) workshop with offices, classrooms, show rooms and conference facilities, and will, amongst others, produce spare parts and repair services for factories in the various districts of the country. 30 of such centres are being established in the country.

Five (5) new and larger TSCs are at various stages of completion in Kumawu, Elmina, Hohoe, Dormaa and Savelugu. 21 existing Rural Technological Facilities (RTFs) are also being renovated, retooled and upgraded into TSCs. 4 RTFs in Awutu Senya, Somanya, Gwollu and Suhum have also been adopted and is being renovated, retooled and transformed into TSCs.

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The Kumawu TSC, will provide equipment, machines that will, in turn, can produce agro-processing equipment, bolts and nuts to support the factories that are being established under the 1-District-1-Factory initiative.”.

The President is expected to be commissioning them this year after the COVID-19 Pandemic you are going to commission a lot of the TSCs.

With the country now possessing the capability of making its own industrial machines, this move is critical to the industrialization of our country.

The equipment and machines installed on the workshop floors of the new TSCs include AC/DC Electric Arc welding set, Electric Arc Mobile welding set, heavy duty hydraulic press, metal sheet power operated rolling machine, profile bending machine, box and pan powered folding machine, metal sheet hydraulic swing-beam shears, spot welding set, oxy-acetylene gas welding set, amongst others.

On the machining floor of the new TSCs, the following equipment have been installed and some being installed: centre lathe, shaping machine, universal milling machine, radial arm pillar drilling machine, and a bench drilling machine.

Below are photos of the ongoing project. 

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Credit: NPP TV
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