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Asia Cement Corp's Taroko mining rights repealed

12 July 2019, Published under Cement News

The Taipei High Administrative Court has repealed Asia Cement Corp’s (ACC) right to operate a cement mine located in Taroko National Park, Taiwan. This decision upheld an appeal from Taroko residents and falls against a Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) decision to grant a 20-year extension of mining rights until 2037. After the extension of mining rights was granted in November 2016, Taroko residents responded by filing a lawsuit against the MOEA and ACC. The court ruled for the reside...

BUA seeks President's support to end mining rights squabble

07 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Nigerian conglomerate BUA group has asked Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, to intervene in its argument with Dangote group over limestone mining rights. BUA's Chairman, Abdulsamad Rabiu, said Dangote group was undermining security around his plant in southwest Edo state, a region with limestone. Dangote's cement operation is in the central state of Kogi. The mines ministry said BUA group does not have a mining lease for the disputed site, which is the subject of a legal case, and it...