Dangote Cement - February 2017

Dangote Cement is planning a number of new investments in Ethiopia, where it currently has a 2.5Mta plant, located in Mugher. Around US$19m is being spent on a new bagging plant with a capacity of 120m bags/year, which is due for completion by mid-2017. The company is also building a new silo at its Mugher works, which is expected to be completed in 3Q17. There has been talk of Dangote investing in a second production line at the plant although spare parts are proving difficult to source due to shortages in foreign currency and delays in shipping.

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