Nigeria: AshakaCem to boost cement capacity by 0.3Mta

Nigeria: AshakaCem to boost cement capacity by 0.3Mta
Published: 13 February 2012


Ashaka Cement Plc, a subsidiary of Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria plc, says it is adding 300,000tpa in capacity and raising its total output potential to 1.3Mta.

Alhaji Umaru Kwairanga, the company’s new chairman, said the company is being spurred by the expansion fever in the cement industry as most of the local producers are currently investing in capacity expansion to bridge the supply gap.

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