Dangote sets date to begin Senegal output

Dangote sets date to begin Senegal output
Published: 01 March 2011

Dangote’s new cement plant in Senegal is to begin to turn out its first cement output from November 2011, THISDAY reported.

The General Manager in charge of projects, Mr. Ganapathy Balabubramanian, told THISDAY at the Gallen Village location of the Dangote Cement Senegal subsidiary that construction works at the factory were at very advanced stage, adding that the first cement will be produced by the end of the year.

"We have completed the civil works at the site and have began that mechanical aspect of the work which is now 20 per cent complete. The first batch of cement will be produced between November and December 2011", Balabubramanian said.