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Dangote Cement

31 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Dangote has placed several orders with the Aumund Group for its projects in Nigeria and Senegal. For the Obajana Line 5 and Okpella plants in Nigeria, both 6000tpd, Aumund is supplying a total of six belt bucket elevators and four pan conveyors. In addition, Schade Lagertechnik, also part of the Aumund Group, will supply two stackers, two portal reclaimers and additional stockyard equipment. Aumund Beijing has also received orders from Dangote for the cement producer’s Apapa project and its ...

Gambia raises tax on Senegalese imports

24 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Gambia has imposed a new import tax regulation on cement being imported from Senegal that has exacerbated the shortage of cement and increased prices in the country. Both the Commissioner General of GRA, Yankuba Darboe, and the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance, Mod Secka, confirmed that a cabinet decision was reached on the increment of excise duty on cement, imported from neighbouring Senegal. A five per cent excise tax was put on the CIF import value from 1 January 2019. Th...

Aumund wins Sinoma orders in Nigeria and Senegal

17 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Aumund Group has received several new orders from Sinoma Nanjing NDI for cement plants in Nigeria and Senegal, while Schade Lagertechnik, part of the Aumund group, has received an order for several pieces of equipment for two Dangote Cement projects in Nigeria. For each of Dangote's two 6000tpd plants, Obajana Line 5 and Okpella, Aumund will supply three belt bucket elevators with a capacity of 660tph to convey raw meal, and to feed raw meal to the preheater towers at 520tph. Three furthe...

Dangote reports 15% rise in 9M EBITDA

23 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement announced a 13.5 per cent rise in group revenues to NGN685.29bn (US$1.88bn) for 9M18 as sales volumes advanced 7.6 per cent to nearly 17.8Mt. Group EBITDA rose 14.6 per cent YoY to NGN337.3bn while EBITDA margins advanced from 48.8 per cent in 9M17 to 49.2 per cent in 9M18. Net profit advanced to NGN158.28bn in 9M18 from NGN154.122bn in the year-ago period. Nigeria In Nigeria sales volumes increased 11.7 per cent to nearly 10.8Mt on the back of a domestic market recovery....

Senegal cement price rises cut short

19 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Senegal’s Minister of Commerce, the Informal Sector, Consumption and SMEs, Alioune Sarr, has frozen the ceiling for cement prices to their previous levels, according to a press release by the ministry. "As a result, all cement plants located in Senegal are invited to comply with the new regulatory provisions pending the results of evaluations provided by its services. In any case, the services of the Directorate of Internal Trade will ensure the strict application of the regulations,” the ...

Senegal sees 5% rise in output in 7M18

03 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Senegal’s cement production increased by 188,500t, or 47.3 per cent to 587,300t in July 2018 when compared with July 2017 when 398,800t was produced, according to data compiled by the country’s cement plants. MoM output increased by 5.8 per cent from 555,000t in June 2018. In the first seven months of 2018, output rose 4.8 per cent to 4,133,400t, up from 3,944,900t reported in 7M17. The rise has been attributed to a 31 per cent increase in domestic sales to 2,879,700t (7M17: 2,198,700t). Ex...

Senegal cement price sees 10% hike

31 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement prices in Senegal have been rising by XOF5000/t (US$8.93/t) in the last fortnight. The ex-works price of 32.5-grade cement has increased from XOF50,800/t to XOF55,800/t while for 42.5-grade product the current ex-works price is XOF60,400/t, up from XOF55,400/t. The price rises have been attributed to a new tax imposed by the Senegalese government. It follows a XOF3000/t price hike in January 2017.

Senegal cement production up 6% in 1Q18

18 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Senegal increased by 97,500t in the first quarter of 2018. Sococim and Ciments du Sahel produced 1.832Mt of cement, up 5.6 per cent when compared with the 1.734Mt manufactured in 1Q17. The figures do not include output at Dangote Sénégal’s 1.5Mta plant in Pout. Output in 1Q18 was driven by higher domestic sales, which advanced by 50.6 per cent to 1.279Mt from 0.848Mt in 1Q17. Exports fell 37.1 per cent to 564,900t from 898,200t in the year-ago period.

Third line finance for Ciments du Sahel

23 March 2018, Published under Cement News

The West African Development Bank has approved a XOF25bn loan to help fund a third production line at Ciments du Sahel’s plant in Kirène, near Rufisque, Senegal. The new integrated line will have a capacity of 2.7Mta and increase current capacity at the plant to 5.9Mta. Currently, Dangote Industries Senegal is building a 1.5Mta expansion at its 1.5Mta Pout works. When both projects come to fruition, Senegal’s total cement capacity will rise to 12.4Mta. Domestic cement demand is ex...

Senegal production rises in 4M17

18 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Senegal’s cement production during the first four months of 2017 showed a slight increase of 2.5 per cent, compared to the same period in 2016, African Press Agency (APA) News reported citing the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE). According to DPEE, which relies on data from two cement plants (Sococim and Ciments du Sahel) out of the three existing in the country, cement production increased to 2.27Mt at the end of April 2017, representing an increase of 56,300t in abs...