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Congo Rep to produce 3.3Mta of cement in 2016

20 January 2016, Published under Cement News

The Republic of Congo expected to produce 3.3Mt of cement annually in 2016, a considerable increase when compared with the present 0.7Mt. The rise will enable the country, which is currently a net importer, to export cement to other central African countries. Three new cement factories are scheduled to come online this year in Kouilou, Bouenza and Pool. The Congolese authorities intend to make the Congo an emerging country by 2025. At industrial level, they plan to provide the country w...

Rep Congo: Sonocc threatens to cease Brazzaville supply

22 July 2014, Published under Cement News

Société Nouvelle des Ciments du Congo (Sonocc) has threatened to stop the flow of product to Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, after the government proposed a decrease in the cement price following the increase of VAT and transportation costs. "All these charges considered, we operate at a loss if we continue to transport cement to Brazzaville because we also have to rent rail cars. We have decided to no longer transport cement by train until the problem is solved, said Sonocc CEO, Wei Xinb...