Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Two new tyre factories to be established in Matale and Ekala

Image(news.lk)The monthly tyre requirement of the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) is around 12,000 and it is planned to establish another two new tyre factories in Matale and Ekala to meet 50 percent of the tyre requirements for SLTB buses and this new tyre rebuilding factory has the latest machinery installed at a cost of Rs.10 million. It can produce 2,000 tyres monthly, Minister of Transport Dullas Alahapperuma said at the opening ceremony of the new tyre rebuilding factory in Ampara. Full text