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Dangote’s Cameroon plant scheduled for August launch

30 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Dangote has rescheduled the launch of its Cameroon cement plant for August 2014, management told local press during a site visit to the new plant.  Baba Abdullahi, Dangote Cement Cameroon’s managing director, said the factory’s launch has been rescheduled due to to electricity provision problems, the need to ensure viable access to the cement factory and unfavourable weather which has caused work to slow.  But, overall, the company’s heads maintain that construction on the Douala factory ...

Dangote Cement to sell first cement in Cameroon in July

02 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement will start selling cement produced in its factory in Cameroon from July onwards. It expects works on its new plant to be finalised within a month, according to the company. Representing an investment of XOF54bn (US$112m), the new facilities have a 1Mta production capacity and it expected that cement production will surpass 1.5Mta from 2016.  “The price of Dangote cement will be very competitive,” according to Baba  Abdullahi, Dangote Cameroon’s MD, against 50kg bags by ...

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...


02 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Sales growth at Dangote Cement continues to outpace the Nigerian cement market with group sales volumes up 29.5 per cent to 9.95Mt, compared to the same period last year. Pre-tax profit for the nine-month period rose 42.6 per cent to NGN151.7bn (US$957m), while EBITDA grew 35.9 per cent to NGN181.1bn (US$1142m). Consolidated group revenue was up 28.7 per cent to NGN289bn (US$1822m) and gross profit reached NGN189.4bn (US$1195m), up 39.4 per cent. Following a deferred tax credit of NGN4.4bn...

Douala plant expects first output in 2Q14, Cameroon

14 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement’s new cement factory in Douala, Cameroon, is on-track to start producing its first cement in May 2014, the plant’s general manager has said. “The installation activities are ongoing. Engineering is almost 100 per cent done, procurement about 90 per cent, construction we have attained about 60 per cent and we hope that by April or May 2014, we should be in the market,” Adullali Baba told local press.

Dangote Cameroon works on-track for 2014 start

26 July 2013, Published under Cement News

Construction on Dangote’s new cement plant in Elf du Wouri, Cameroon, is on schedule to start production in January 2014. Representing an investment of XOF58.5bn (US$119m), Dangote Industries Cameroon is expected to first produce 1Mta local press have reported. The plant has the option to expand output to 1.5Mta.

G Power Cement to construct new plant in Cameroon

19 February 2013, Published under Cement News

Cameroon is set to see the establishment of a new cement plant as G Power Cement on Friday signed an agreement with the government for an 800,000tpa plant. The privately-held German firm will invest CFA45bn (US$90m) in the new factory which will be situated in the coastal city of Limbe, southwest region Cameroon. Work on the project is expected to begin next month with the laying of the foundation stone, the CEO of G Power Cement, Bernd Stiehl told All Africa press. The plant is expected ...

Loesche wins new grinding order in Cameroon

15 February 2013, Published under Cement News

Loesche has been selected by Sinoma International Engineering to provide a vertical roller mill and associated equipment for Dangote Cement’s new grinding plant in Douala, Cameroon. A Loesche Mill Type LM 53.3+3C will grind clinker with components such as gypsum, limestone and pozzolana. The product rate of clinker type CEM I A-L 42.5 will be 155-168tph at 3200Blaine while the product rate of clinker type CEM II 32.5 will be 230tph at 3600Blaine. The mill motor capacity for the LM 53.3+3C ...

Dangote Cameroon plant to proceed, Cameroon

07 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement Plc is being granted permission by the government of Cameroon to build a factory in the port city of Douala after a dispute over land was resolved, Bloomberg reports. A ban on use of the land was lifted on May 28 and the Nigerian company was granted a construction permit on June 4, Government Delegate to the Douala City Council Fritz Ntone Ntone said in a statement handed to reporters yesterday in Yaounde, the capital. Work has already begun on the site and the project is ex...

Addoha Group to construct Cameroon plant

10 May 2012, Published under Cement News

Morroco's leading home builder Addoha Group will start construction of a EUR20m (US$25.9m) cement plant this month in Cameroon's economic capital Douala, the company said on Wednesday. The plant will have a capacity of 0.5Mta, Addoha Group President Anas Sefrioui said over state radio after a meeting with Cameroon President Paul Biya. He added that Addoha intends to invest in the construction of low cost housing in the central African country "so as to give Cameroonians the opportunity to ...