Angola: Cimenfort cement plant inaugurated

Angola: Cimenfort cement plant inaugurated
Published: 23 August 2012


The Cimenfort cement plant was inaugurated on Wednesday in the Catumbela Industrial Growth Point (PDIC), central Benguela province, during a ceremony presided over by the Minister of Geology, Mining and Industry, Joaquim Duarte David.

Estimated to have cost US$100m, the plant is a Genea Group Angola investment that took four years to construct. According to the factory’s director general, Paul Marcius Ang, the plant will initially produce 720,000tpa of cement, before rising the production to 1Mta in the second phase.

He said that the undertaking is equipped with modern technology from Japan, Germany, Brazil and China and will produce a quality cement as well as offering more than 500 new jobs.