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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...

Cameroon: LafargeHolcim launches construction of EUR42.6m cement plant

30 March 2017, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Maroc Afrique has launched construction of a new 0.5Mta plant in the Cameroonian locality of Nomayos, near Yaoundé. The new project required a total investment of EUR42.6m (US$45.7m). The plant project has been launched via Cimencam, LafargeHolcim Maroc Afrique’s local branch, and is expected to increase Cimencam’s annual production to 2Mta. With the addition of the new plant, Cimencam will control Cameroon’s cement monopoly and be able to meet both domestic and foreign d...

Cameroon cement plants produce 2.6Mt in 2016

01 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Cameroon’s cement producers – Cimencam, Dangote, Cimaf and Necsen – have produced a combined output of 2.6Mt of cement in 2016, according to Camerpost. Total installed cement capacity in the country is 4.2Mta following the commissioning of three new cement plants in 2015-16. Cimencam operates a 1.6Mta works at Figuil and delivered 0.9Mt of cement to the domestic market. Dangote Cement Cameroon opened its 1.5Mta unit on the banks of the river Wouri. The company said it had acquired a “50.1...

Cameroon: new Cimencam plant by 2018

19 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Société les Cimenteries du Cameroun (Cimencam) announced that the commissioning of its new Nomayos cement plant is scheduled for mid-2018. The new grinding unit will boast an installed capacity of 2Mta and is expected to cost XAF23bn (US$38.5m). The project, which was originally announced in 2011, will benefit from 5-10 years of tax and customs duties exemptions, as per an agreement signed in May between Cimencam and the State of Cameroon. The agreement follows the conditions provided in ...

LafargeHolcim continues African expansion

13 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Following the acquisition of Socimat in Côte d’Ivoire last July, LafargeHolcim Maroc Afrique (LHMA) continues its regional expansion. LHMA, a joint venture between Morocco’s Société Nationale d’Investissement (SNI) and LafargeHolcim, will buy back 50 per cent of the capital of SCB Lafarge in Benin and 54.7 per cent of Cimencam in Cameroon, according to Afrique Expansion. The transaction values have not been disclosed. SCB Lafarge has a production capacity estimated at 0.6Mta while Cim...