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Cimburkina inaugurates second mill at Kossodo

20 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Cimburkina, part of HeidelbergCement, inaugurated its second grinding unit on 18 June at its Kossodo plant in Ouagadougou, under the patronage of Prime Minister Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré and Burkina Faso’s Head of State, Mogho Naba Baongo. The ceremony took place in the presence of the country’s Minister of Commerce, Industry and Handicrafts, harouna Kaboré. The project includes a 150tph mill, a new 2000t limestone silo and a new bagging unit with a capacity of 120tph. T he first ston...

Cimburkina lays first stone of second Kossodo mill

05 February 2018, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement-owned Cimburkina has officially laid the first stone of its second mill at its Kossodo plant in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on 1 February. The 150tph mill will lift capacity at the site to 2Mta and represents an investment of XOF15bn (US$28.5m). The project will also see the construction of a 2000t silo and a new bagging line.

BOAD grants CIMAF Burkina Faso finance

05 July 2017, Published under Cement News

The West African Development Bank (BOAD) has granted XOF6bn (US$10.3m) to Morocco’s Cimenteries de l'Afrique Burkina Faso (CIMAF) for the partial financing of the import of raw materials for cement production.  Following the commissioning of a plant in Ouagadougo in 2015, CIMAF is building a 0.7Mta grinding plant in Bobo-Dioulasso, reflecting an investment of XOF20bn. The first cement is expected in June 2018. In addition, the company has also undertaken to double capacity at the Ouag...

Burkina Faso: Intercem races replacement transformer to Cimfaso plant

15 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Intercem performed an express-delivery of a replacement transformer for Cimfaso in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The original main transformer of the Cimfaso plant was purchased from a local supplier during construction work in 2014. On 16 February 2017, this transformer was damaged due to an issue in the local power grid. As a result, production at the works was shut down. To avoid high production downtime costs and protect their market share, Cimfaso (Cim Metal Group) asked Intercem...

Building on success

21 November 2016, Published under Cement News

The recent groundbreaking of the Cimasso grinding plant in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, was the third project awarded to Intercem by Kanis International. The west African cement producer previously ordered grinding units for its operations in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, and Abidjan port, Côte d’Ivoire. By Intercem, Germany. Cimfaso's cement grinding unit in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso On 27 May 2016 the groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Cimasso grinding plant in Bobo Dioula...

Burkina Faso: CIMASSO plant under construction

22 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Work is now well underway in Burkina Faso on a greenfield 6500tpd grinding plant for CIMASSO. The contract for the construction of the plant was signed in March by Kanis International of Burkina Faso and Intercem of Germany. This is the third time that the two companies have worked together, following the CIMFASO Ouagadougou grinding plant In Burkina Faso opened in 2015 and the signing of the CIMVOIRE project to be built in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. Groundbreaking for the new CIMASSO project...

Burkina Faso: CIMAF begins construction of second plant

03 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Ciment d’Afrique (CIMAF), a subsidiary of Morocco’s Addoha Group, has begun the construction of its second cement plant in Burkina Faso, the North Africa Post reports. The grinding plant, located in Bobo-Dioulasso, is being constructed for a cost of around €25m (US$28m) and will have a capacity of 0.7Mta when it is completed, in about 18 months’ time. CIMAF has an existing 0.5Mta plant in the capital, Ouagadougou. The new plant will mainly produce for the local market, but the company ...

Cimaf inaugurates Ouadgadougou works

13 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Morocco’s Ciments de L’Afrique (Cimaf) is close to inaugurating its Ouagadougou plant in Burkina Faso. The 0.5Mta works represents an investment of XOF25bn (US$40m), according to local press reports. Cimaf will be able to double its capacity to 1Mta under the right market conditions and also export, according to the CEO of the group, Anas Sefrioiui. It is the fourth cement plant to start up in the west African country, after Diamond Cement (owned by India’s Wacem), HeidelbergCement’s C...

HeidelbergCement inaugurates Scantogo clinker plant, Togo

12 March 2015, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement inaugurated the 1.5Mta new greenfield Scantogo clinker plant in Togo on 6 March 2015. The new US$250m plant is located at Tabligbo, some 80km north east of the capital city Lomé. More than 2000 guests attended the ceremony, among them the president of the Republic of Togo, the president of the National Assembly and the German ambassador in Togo. With the Scantogo investment, HeidelbergCement has become the largest German foreign investor in Togo. The new US$250m gre...

HeidelbergCement inaugurates 0.7Mta CimBurkina works

06 March 2015, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has started production at its 0.7Mta CimBurkina grinding plant in Kossodo, Burkina Faso. The EUR42m grinding facility will be supplied with clinker from HeidelbergCement’s new 1.5Mta plant in Tabligbo, Togo, currently under implementation. This Cimburkina plant is a partnership with two local businesses. The latest addition to the Burkina production base sees three cement producers in the country. India-based Diamond Cement is market leader with a 60 per cent share while M...