Unicem, a joint venture of Lafarge (28%), Holcim (28%), Dangote (22%) and Flour Mills (22%) inaugurated on May 12 its new cement plant at Mfamosing, in Cross River State, Nigeria, in the presence of the Minister of Trade and Industry of Nigeria.
Located less than 100km southeast of Calabar, capital of Cross River State, the new plant has a capacity of 2.5Mt of cement. It has been built by the consortium FLSmidth / OIC on behalf of Unicem. Operational since February 2009, it is equipped with the latest technology and meets the environmental standards applied by Lafarge.
Intended to supply the southeast of Nigeria, from Calabar to Port Harcourt, this cement plant is one of the largest which supplies one of the country’s most dynamic regions.
It directly employs about 800 people and makes Unicem the third player from Nigeria cement market, which has been strong for several years.