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ScanTogo and CimBénin donate EUR39,636 to biosphere reserve

01 May 2020, Published under Cement News

ScanTogo and CimBénin (HeidelbergCement group) have donated EUR39,636 to support a project for the Sustainable Management of Biodiversity in the Mono Transboundary Biosphere Reserve, on the border of Benin and Togo. The two cement producers hope the donations helps to safeguard the reserve having launched the project to raise funds on 10 February 2020. "The biological diversity of the Mono Reserve is increasingly threatened by population growth and growing pressure on natural resources. ...

CIMCO awards Gebr Pfeiffer contract for Togo mill

30 March 2020, Published under Cement News

CIMCO, part of the CIM Metal Group, has awarded Gebr Pfeiffer the contract for an MVR 6000 C-6 mill for its grinding plant in Lomé, Togo. Gebr Pfeiffer will supply the mill and the process design while Intercem will build the grinding plant. The MVR 6000 C-6 mill will be used to grind cements ranging from CEM I to CEM IV. The mill has a drive power of 6400kkW to produce CEM I at 370tph with a Blaine fineness of 3800cm 2 /g. The plant is scheduled to come online in the 1Q21.

CimMetal awards Togo grinding contract to Intercem

04 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Togo-based cement producer CimMetal has placed the order for various equipment for its 2.5Mta VRM-based grinding plant at Lomé with Austrian equipment supplier Intercem. The order includes a 1000tph truck unloading station, a 25,000tph additives storage facility, a 1000tph truck loading station, two 50,000t clinker silos, four Rotopackers, 10 truck scales and the corresponding laboratory equipment. The steel construction, entire sheet metal fabrication, subsystems, electrical equipment...

Cimtogo signs US$30m contract with Ayoki

09 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Togo-based cement producer Cimtogo has signed a US$30m contract with Ayoki to extend its cement capacity by 1Mta to 2Mta, reports ActuDaily. The project is expected to generate 200-300 jobs. "With this investment, the HeidelbergCement Group believes in the prospects of the Togolese economy and continues to contribute to its development with the transformation of national resources, as part of the NDP,” said Eric Goulignac, HeidelbergCement’s country manager. The capacity expansion project...

Dangote bets on Togo becoming an emerging nation

15 November 2019, Published under Cement News

This week Dangote Cement announced its intention to build a 1.5Mta grinding plant in Togo, having signed a contract with the country's government. The project is set to start in the 1Q20 and is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2020. The new plant can be expected to have a considerable impact on the local industry, which currently has a cement capacity of 1.65Mta. While Dangote Cement has historically imported cement into Togo from Nigeria, it is a much bigger commitment to build a ...

Dangote plans to construct 1.5Mta plant in Togo

12 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Nigeria’s Dangote Industries Ltd has reportedly signed a contract with the government of Togo to build a cement factory in the country. The 1.5Mta grinding plant is expected to represent an investment of US$60m. The project will be constructed in Lomé and use clinker produced in Togo and Nigeria, according to a statement. Construction of the facility has been scheduled for the 1Q20.

HeidelbergCement plans to invest EUR25m in Togo

11 April 2019, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement intends to invest EUR25m (US$28.2m) in its Togolese subsidiaries Cimtogo, Scantogo and Granutogo, according to Eric Goulignac, the company’s managing director in the country. The investment programme, which will be submitted to the company's Germany-based board, includes the installation of a new grinding unit in Lomé and a solar photovoltaic plant to power its plants, reported Ecofin Agency. Cimtogo reported a net benefit of EUR3.7m in 2017, while Scantogo posted a net ...

Scan Togo Awandjelo works to be inaugurated

13 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Scan Togo’s new works at Awandjélo in Togo’s Kara region will be inaugurated on 15 July, according to local news reports. The HeidelbergCement-owned works represents an investment of US$15m and is expected to produce 0.2Mta of cement.

Togo consumer association asks for cement price structure transparency

06 December 2016, Published under Cement News

The Togolese Association of Consumers (TAC) has asked the government to publish the price structure of cement and called for the establishment of a regulatory authority for the cement sector in the country. Despite the national production of the three producers (Cimtogo, WACEM, Fortia) at around 1.5Mta, the supply of cement is experiencing every year severe shortages and speculation about the price,” according to ATC Secretary General, Aladjou Agouta. "Against this situation, ATC is ca...

Togo: CIMAF to agree greenfield plant deal

08 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Morrocan-based Ciments de l'Africa (CIMAF) is thought to be on the brink of agreeing to construct a new cement plant in Togo. There are  currently four cement producers operating in Togo - WACEM, Fortia, HeidelbergCement, CIMTOGO - but they are expected to be joined by a new entrant if the Togolese authorities can agree terms with another cement manufacturer. According to Togosite, CIMAF plans to build a cement factory in Tabligbo, Yoto Prefecture (80km from Lomé). The capacity of the ne...