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Cimencam orders two Gebr Pfeiffer mills

30 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Cimencam ( Holcim Group ) will expand production at its Figuil plant , Cameroon, and use Gebr Pfeiffer's MVR mills for grinding raw material and cement.  The new production unit will expand the current cement capacity of 0.15Mta at the 40 year-old plant. With the new production unit, Cimencam intends to cover not only the needs of the three northern regions (extreme north, north and Adamaoua) of Cameroon but also the needs of border countries such as Chad and the Central African Republ...

Figuil plant to be expanded by 0.5Mta

18 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Cameroonian Prime Minister, Joseph Dion Nguté, laid the first stone of the new 0.5Mta production line of Cimenteries du Cameroun (Cimencam) in Figuil, in the northern part of the country, last week. Cimencam (Holcim group) has invested around CFAF50bn (US$88.3m) in the project. The new production unit is expected to be ready for commissioning in 24 months, at the end of 2023. It will expand the current cement capacity of 0.15Mta at the 40 year-old plant and provide more than 900 direct...

Cimencam sets up subsidiary to study additional plants

16 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Cameroon’s Cimencam, part of LafargeHolcim Maroc, plans to create a new subsidiary in Figuil in the north of the country, where it currently runs a 0.15Mta cement plant. The new company will have a capital of XAF100m (US$018m). It will carry out all studies and operations relating to the possible creation of additional cement plants in Cameroon. It will also conduct ancillary studies to the establishment of manufactured concrete industries. Moreover, the subsidiary will also produce and tra...

Cimencam appoints new executive board chairman

15 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Cameroon’s former Minister of Mining, Jacques-Yves Mbélé Ndoé has been appointed chairman of the Cimencam’s executive board and as a result, is also the representative of the country’s President in the company’s executive board. He succeeds Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo as of 13 July 2021. After his training in Dakar, Senegal, Mr Mbélé Ndoé joined the Cameroon government from 7 December 1997 until 24 August 2002. His appointment comes days after Minister of Trade, Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana’s ...

Cameroon’s Minister of Commerce threatens to shut down Cimencam plant

01 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Cameroon’s Minister of Commerce, Luc Mbarga Atangana has informed LafargeHolcim’s Cameroon subsidiary Cimencam it will shut down the cement plant if it proceeds to increase its prices unilaterally.   If the price increase goes ahead, Mr Mbarga Atangana has said that he will see himself “in the obligation to order the installation of seals on your installations.” Cement is a product that is subject to the preliminary price approval procedure.      

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.

Cameroon cement industry reaches sales of XAF191.9bn in 2018

12 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Cameroon’s four cement producers achieved a total turnover of XAF191.9bn (US$330.4m) in 2018, according to sources in the country’s tax administration. Market leader Dangote Cement Cameroon sold 1.2Mta of cement, resulting in a sales figure of XAF86.4bn. LafargeHolcim-owned Cimencam increased its revenues to XAF70.7bn following the inauguration of its new 0.5Mta Nomayos plant in Yaoundé suburb on 2 April 2019. Cimaf Cameroon, part of the Morocco-based Adoha group, achieved a turnover o...

Cimencam inaugurates 0.5Mta grinding plant

05 April 2019, Published under Cement News

President Paul Biya of Cameroon inaugurates the Nomayos grinding plant On Tuesday this week, Cimencam (LafargeHolcim group) officially inaugurated the new Nomayos cement plant. The ceremony was carried out under the patronage of his Excellency Paul Biya, President of the Republic of Cameroon. The grinding plant has a capacity of 0.5Mta and was constructed by CBMI of China. According to Benoît Galichet, CEO of Cimencam, this new production unit is the first step in the transf...

LafargeHolcim on track to open new Cimencam plant in early 2019

13 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Construction on the new Cimencam plant in Nomayos, Cameroon, is progressing well and the 0.5Mta works is on track for commissioning in early 2019, according to reports by Ecofin Agency. "In terms of investments, I think Nomayos is the most important. When we go to Nomayos today, there are almost 200 people working, some Chinese and many Cameroonians. The civil engineering is well advanced, a new crusher is on the site. In less than a year, Nomayos will produce,” says Pierre Damnon, former...

Cameroon's four main producers plan expansions

20 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Cameroon's Mira Cement, a new entry to the market, has announced a project to construct a 1Mta plant in Douala. Meanwhile, all of the country's four main producers have plans to expand their production in the coming years, according to The Africa Report. Cimencam began constructing a 0.5Mta facility at Nomayos, outside of Yaoundé, in March. Cimaf Cameroun is set to triple its current 0.5Mta capacity this year, while Dangote Cement Cameroon is planning a new plant in Yaoundé. Finally, Me...