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CIMAF starts Gabon cement plant construction

18 June 2013, Published under Cement News

Morocco’s Ciments de l’Afrique (CIMAF) laid down the first stone at its new cement works in Gabon on 13 June. Located in Owendo, some 15km south of Libreville, the XAF9.67bn (US$19.6m) cement plant will have an initial capacity of 0.5Mta. Group CEO, Anas Sefrioui, said: "We want, through these investments, contribute to the harmonious development of the Gabonese nation, the welfare and prosperity of its citizens, and support major projects launched by President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whos...

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...