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CIMAF to start up Rep Congo works in January

16 December 2015, Published under Cement News

January 2016 will see the start of operations at CIMAF’s Hinda works in southern Republic of Congo, according to the country's Industrial Development and Private Sector Promotion Minister, Isidore Mvouba. He reported the construction work at the new plant is now finished and the 0.5Mta facility is now ready for its official inauguration by Congo's President, Denis Sassou Nguesso.

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...

CIMAF to construct new Ghana cement facility

05 March 2014, Published under Cement News

The government of Ghana has signed an agreement with CIMAF of Morocco for the construction of a 1Mta cement facility. According to the terms of the agreement signed on Monday, 3 March 2014, the new plant is to be located close to the city of Tema, local media reported. The agreement was signed by Mawuena Trebarh on behalf of Ghana’s Minister of Trade, Haruna Iddrisu as well as Saad Sefrioui, General Director of Ciments de l'Afrique (CIMAF Ghana Ltd). “CIMAF Ghana Limited plans to bui...

CIMAF starts construction of Mali plant

24 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Morocco’s CIMAF will build a new cement works in Mali – the company's seventh cement works in sub-Saharan after its expansion plans in Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Gabon and the Democratic Republic of Congo. A ceremony to mark the start of construction was held in the rural town of Dio, where the plant will be located. It is the second works to be sited in the area after the unit built by India’s Diamon Cements. The CIMAF works will have a capacity of 0.5Mta (with op...

CIMAF to build plant in Congo

14 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Morocco’s Ciment d’Afrique (CIMAF) plans to build a cement works in Kouilou, in the south of the Republic of Congo. The new plant, with undisclosed capacity, represents and investment of CFA20bn (US$42m) and is expected to generated around 1000 direct and indirect jobs. In addition, CIMAF and its parent company Addoha, intend to build thousands of social and affordable housing in the country.

February launch for Cimaf plant

23 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Ciments de L’Afrique (Cimaf), a subsidiary of Ciments de L’Atlas, has said it intends to officially start production at its Doula grinding plant in Cameroon next month. The new milling facility, located in the industrial zone of Bonabéri, will have an initial cement capacity of 0.5Mta and be supplied with clinker from Morocco. According to local sources, the last bagging tests were recently concluded and the first bag of cement was produced on 27 November 2013. Polysius France was aw...

CIMAF starts Gabon cement plant construction

18 June 2013, Published under Cement News

Morocco’s Ciments de l’Afrique (CIMAF) laid down the first stone at its new cement works in Gabon on 13 June. Located in Owendo, some 15km south of Libreville, the XAF9.67bn (US$19.6m) cement plant will have an initial capacity of 0.5Mta. Group CEO, Anas Sefrioui, said: "We want, through these investments, contribute to the harmonious development of the Gabonese nation, the welfare and prosperity of its citizens, and support major projects launched by President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whos...