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Dangote's 1H20 results see 2% revenue growth

27 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement reported group revenue up two per cent to NGN476.9bn (US$1.23bn) in the 1H20. Group EBITDA rose to NGN218.1bn and pan-African EBITDA increased by 31.6 per cent to NGN31.5bn. Profit before tax was up 4.7 per cent to NGN162.9bn and net debt stood at NGN372.1bn at the end of 30 June 2020. Michel Puchercos, Group CEO, said:  "I am humbled by the fact that we continue to be in a strong position despite the economic downturn that the world is facing due to COVID-19. Although April ...

Dangote Cameroon appoints new MD

23 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement Cameroon appointed Bertrand Thaïs Mbouck as new managing director, succeeding Abdullahi Baba. In addition to postings within the group, Mr Mbouck has also served as investment adviser at Cemac since January 2018 and held posts at Senegal-based SUWA between 2012-15.

Dangote Cement starts Senegal exports and sets new target

15 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Nigeria’s Dangote Cement exported its first shipment of clinker to Senegal during the weekend. The 27,800t shipment set off from the company’s terminal in Apapa Port, Lagos. "This vessel, being the maiden ship is exporting 27,800t to Senegal and this is just a tip of the iceberg as to what we have in plan. What we have in plan is to send clinker from Nigeria to Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon and Ghana," said Alhaji Sada Ladan-Baki, group executive director. Mr Ladan-Baki also noted that the com...

Dangote Cement Cameroon SA donates PPE equipment

13 May 2020, Published under Cement News

As part of its corporate social responsibility project, Dangote Cement Cameroon SA has handed over personal protection equipment (PPE) kits worth XAF100m (US$165,000) to the Cameroon’s Ministry of Public Health to support healthcare workers on the frontline in the fight against COVID-19. Speaking at the handover of the materials, Country Manager of Dangote Cement Cameroon SA, Abdullahi Baba, said, "These are important products for medical personnel. Dangote Cement is a corporate responsible...

thyssenkrupp to build first industrial-scale activated clay-based cement plant in Cameroon

01 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Germany-based equipment supplier thyssenkrupp will build the first industrial-scale cement plant that uses activated clay to produce low-carbon cement in Cameroon, according to a company statement. thyssenkrupp is to fit the first cement plant with a system for the production of calcined clay for the Dutch-based company Cimpor Global Holdings. The technology developed by thyssenkrupp lowers CO 2 emissions in cement production by up to 40 per cent. Part of the clinker will be replaced with...

Dangote Cameroon sees 7% sales drop in 2019

02 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Sales volumes of Dangote Cameroon fell 6.5 per cent YoY to 1.1Mt in 2019. Cement prices averaged at US$108/t in the financial year. "We had to deal with a drop in volumes due to security problems in the North West and South West region of the country as well as new competitor capacities. Overall, volumes were down 6.5 per cent in 2019 from 2018 due to increased competition in key markets, "said Dangote in its annual report. The company expects to improve its sales in 2020 due to the const...

Cemtech Industries Cameroon seeks permit in Port of Kribi

05 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Cemtech Industries Cameroon is a new cement producer among the interested industrial parties looking to settle in the logistics zone of the autonomous Port of Kribi (PAK), which began operations in 2018 in southern Cameroon. To date, 31 temporary permits of occupation in the logistics zone have been issued for the cumulative area of 1,239,151ha.

Dangote Cameroon sees 6% sales drop in 9M19

22 November 2019, Published under Cement News

In the first nine months of 2019, Dangote Cameroon reported a decrease in its domestic performance with sales down six per cent. "Our 1.5Mta clinker mill in Douala sold about 866,000t of cement in the first nine months of 2019, down six per cent from 920,000t sold in the same period in 2018. We estimate that our market share was 40 per cent during the period," said the group. The decline in performance has been attributed by the company due to persistent security problems in the northwes...

MoU signing for 0.5Mta Cimenterie Industrielle de Kribi plant

31 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Oscar Minko, managing director of Cimenterie Industrielle de Kribi (Cmikri) Sarl, and the Chinese consortium China National Building Material Co Ltd (Sinoma/Afcham) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Yaoundé, for the construction of a cement plant in the Kribi industrial port complex. Once completed, the average yearly distribution capacity of this plant will be 0.5Mta, expandable to 1.5Mta. The project requires the installation of an 18,000t silo for clinker and a 4000t sil...

Cimenterie du Cameroon launch Sublim white cement

05 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Cimenterie du Cameroon (LafargeHolcim) has launched its new Sublim brand of white cement, the first white cement product to be released in the country. The cement is produced at the company's Bonabéri plant. It held the official launch at the Hotel La Falaise Bonapriso. The company says the product delivers a constant and luminous whiteness to bring out the brightness and aesthetics of the works.