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Senegalese cement sales see 6% upturn in January

11 April 2022, Published under Cement News

In January 2022 Senegal’s cement market expanded 8.9 per cent when compared with December 2021 and 6.2 per cent when compared with January 2021, says the country’s National Agency for Statistics and Demography (ANSD). Export sales declined 31.7 per cent MoM and 18.1 per cent YoY in January 2022.

Senegal sales up 12% YoY

11 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Senegal advanced 12.7 per cent MoM and by 11.9 per cent YoY in November 2021, according to its National Agency for Statistics and Demography (ANSD). Output from the plants of SOCOCIM, Dangote and Ciments du Sahel increased by 11 per cent MoM  and by 20.7 per cent YoY in November 2021. Exports declined 5.6 per cent in November 2021 when compared with export shipments in October 2021 although YoY they were up 29.6 per cent.

Sococim Industries selects Fives for new clinker production line

20 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Fives FCB and Sococim Industries ( Vicat group ) have signed a contract for the supply of the new 6500tpd clinker production line at the Rufisque plant, Senegal. The Chairman of Sococim Industries, M Youga Sow, selected Fives’ engineering and equipment for this new installation.   Highest flexibility and optimised energy efficiency   For this new line project, Sococim Industries wanted to implement the best technologies and international standards to ensure the highest flexibility...

SOCOCIM launches Climate Plan

14 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Senegal’s SOCOCIM has launched its “Climate Plan” to reduce its carbon footprint by opening a new production line at its Rufisque plant with a capacity of 10,000tpd. FIVES has been awarded the contract for the engineering and equipment. When completed the company’s low-carbon cement capacity will increase from 3.5Mta to 7Mta. SOCOCIM’s Climate Plan aims to reduce the company’s carbon footprint and enable the cement producer to gradually phase out the use of fossil fuels in cement production...

CIMAF to expand capacity with IFC, Proparco and EAIF financing

11 November 2021, Published under Cement News

CIMAF will receive financial support from IFC, Proparco and the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) to help its drive for capacity expansion to meet the growing demand for housing and infrastructure in west Africa. IFC is providing a EUR161.25m financial package for CIMAF, which includes a EUR92.5m loan on its own account as well as a parallel loan of EUR33.75m from Proparco and a EUR35m B loan from the EAIF. The finance package will enable CIMAF to expand its existing cement grind...

Senegal demand surges but exports fall in April

28 July 2021, Published under Cement News

The Senegalese cement market expanded by 158.7 per cent in April 2021, according to the Agence Nationale de la Statistique et de la Demographie. However, domestic output declined by 9.9 per cent while export sales slipped by 3.5 per cent YoY in April 2021.

Cement exports from Senegal drop 35% in February

24 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Exports of cement from Senegal declined 35.3 per cent MoM in February 2021, according to the country’s national statistics agency, ANSD. When compared with February 2020, exports decreased 32.4 per cent. Domestic sales fell by eight per cent MoM in February 2021 while output from Senegalese cement plants was down by 6.5 per cent in the same period. When compared with the equivalent month of 2020, sales and output improved by 12.5 and 3.1 per cent, respectively.

Sinoma-CBMI lifts ball mills into position on SC3 project

13 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Sinoma-CBMI is progressing with the modernisation of the Ciments du Sahel plant in Kirene, Senegal. The third clinker line (SC3) project has recently seen the installation of two cement mills lifted into place. The size of each ball mill is 5.2m x19.25m and they weigh in at 208t. Sinoma-CBMI broke ground on the SC3 project in December 2020. The project will result in a new 6000tpd clinker line at a cost of EUR245m. Switzerland-based CESA Engineering Technology Co is worki...

FLSmidth to supply control systems at Kirene

16 April 2021, Published under Cement News

China’s CBMI Construction Co Ltd has contracted FLSmidth for the supply and engineering of three complete control systems at two existing and one new cement line in Kirene, Senegal. The order became effective in the first quarter of 2021. All three lines will have a shared digital infrastructure built on the FLSmidth ECS/ControlCenter™ platform, as well as its plant data management software, ECS/PlantDataManagement. The software is the operational interface for all data, allowing plant ma...

Senegalese cement output up 9% in December 2020

17 March 2021, Published under Cement News

The production of cement in Senegal has advanced 8.9 per cent MoM in December 2020. However, domestic cement sales have slipped by 0.1 per cent  while exports were down 9.2 per cent MoM, according to the national statistics and demographic agency, ANSD. When compared with the year-ago period, production edged up 0.9 per cent, while local sales remained stable and exports contracted by 17 per cent.