CIMAF builds cement plant in Burkina Faso

CIMAF builds cement plant in Burkina Faso
Published: 23 January 2013


Morocco’s Ciments d’Afrique (CIMAF) is building a cement works in the industrial zone of Kossodo, Burkina Faso. On Saturday, 19 January 2013 the first stone was laid in the presence of the country’s prime minister Luc Adolphe Tiao, members of the government and Anas Selfrioui, CIMAF president.

The new 0.5Mta cement production facility represents an investment of XOF20bn (US$41m) and result in 200 direct and indirect jobs.

Commissioning of the plant is scheduled for late 2014 and it is expected that that with the additional supply of cement, prices will go down.