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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...