The county Ballast Crusher located in Kitui Rural is expected to create employment, generate revenue for the county, support the economy of the surrounding area and reduce the cost that the county spend on infrastructure projects such as road construction.

The county Ballast Crusher is a state of the art machine with a production capacity of 120 tones per hour.

Among the targeted clients of the County ballast crusher are contractors who build roads, houses and other infrastructure projects.

The county is also in discussion with the Thwake dam contractor with a view of supplying ballast for the construction of the dam.