On the third day, learners had a chance to visit Usukuru Hill where limestone and phosphate is mined in Tororo. This quarry is 1km from Tororo town along Malaba-Jinja highway.
Limestone extracted from this quarry and more extracted from Amudat which has pure limestone is used by Tororo cement factory. A factory that started in 1947 and is currently under the management of Indian investors.
They were also informed that there are other two cement factories in Tororo besides Tororo cement factory i.e. Hima and Simba factories.
They were also informed of the reasons as to why there are many cement factories in Tororo and key among them were availability of raw materials and easy access to Mombasa.