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Dangote 3Q revenue rises on strong domestic demand

11 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement reported a 28.7 per cent in revenue as demand continues to remain strong in its domestic market of Nigeria. According to the unaudited results, profit before tax (PBT) rose to NGN151.73bn (US$957.9m) compared to NGN106.43bn in 2012, while operating profit rose by 36.4 per cent to N156.89bn. Revenue for the period rose to NGN64bn compared to NGN244.50bn in the preceding year. Commenting on the results, Group Managing Director, Dangote Cement, Devakumar Edwin, said the co...

Dangote sees strong start to second quarter, Nigeria

02 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Nigeria’s largest cement producer, Dangote Cement, has said strong demand in April is likely to help boost second-quarter revenue to NGN98.5bn (US$623.3m). However, the start-up of its long-awaited plant in Senegal  is facing further delays due to land issues. Dangote said in a statement that pretax profit is expected to reach NGN50.6bn (US$320m). First-quarter net income rose 81 per cent to NGN53.7bn as volumes rose by 38 per cent. “The year has begun well for Dangote Cement and our 38 p...

Senegal’s cement output impacted by Mali

12 December 2012, Published under Cement News

The prevailing socio-political situation in Mali has had a negative impact on cement production in Senegal. In 3Q12, cement output in Senegal fell by 19 per cent QoQ, according to the Dakar-based Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE). The situation in Mali resulted in an 11 per cent drop of local sales and a 5.7 per cent cut in exports during the period. YoY figures also show a six per cent contraction. ''However, accumulated over the first nine months of 2012, the pro...

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...