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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 ...

Land dispute halts Dangote’s Cameroon plant construction

15 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Land protests have halted construction work on Dangote’s new cement plant in Cameroon, according to reports from the Cameroon Tribune. Despite having reached an agreement in September by Dangote and the Cameroon government, a dispute about a 2000m2 piece of land acquired by the government through a 30-year lease, and sitting close to the Ngondo Annual Cultural site and the Douala Ports Authority complex, has been continuing for the past two weeks. According to reports, the stoppage aim...

Dangote Cement – Africa market expansion

20 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement, Africa’s biggest producer of the building material, last week inaugurated its Ibese plant in southwestern Nigeria. The occasion marks a significant milestone for Nigeria, as the country moves closer to becoming a net exporting nation – something that was inconceivable even five years ago. Meanwhile, Dangote Cement continues to expand its domestic production base with major new announcements, and reasserts plans to become a major global force in the cement sector. The compa...