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Nigeria: Ashaka Cement signs NGN11bn coal power agreement

26 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Ashaka Cement plc has signed a NGN11bn (US$35m) contract with China-based RUNH Power Corp Ltd for the construction of a 16MW lignite-fired coal power plant at its cement plant in Gombe State, Nigeria.  The power plant will be operated by firing coal from Ashaka Cement-owned local coal mine reserves located in Maigana, 140km distance from the cement works. Scheduled for completion in 2018, the facility would enable the cement plant to reduce its reliance on the national grid and diesel-...