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LEOCEM to begin slag cement production

16 April 2014, Published under Cement News

Sierra Leone Cement Corporation (LEOCEM), a subsidiary of the HeidelbergCement Group, has announced that it would begin producing slag cement from June this year. Head of Laboratory at LEOCEM, Victor John Cole, made the announcement during the launch of the company’s 20th anniversary celebration at the factory in Cline Town, Freetown, Agence de Presse Africaine reported. LEOCEM is the only producer in Sierra Leone and operates a  0.45Mta grinding plant. The company imports clinker from els...

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...