Giant Cement Manufacturer, Dangote Cement Plc has announced the commencement of the construction of a new three million metric tonnes per annum capacity cement grinding plant in Cote d’Ivoire.
Dangote Cement Plc has rolled out over 150 new trucks to ease the distribution and availability of cement across the country, noting that this move by the company was to help distributors service their customers, deliver the products in a timely manner and also take distributors, businesses to the next level.
Africa’s giant material manufacturer, Dangote Cement Plc has commissioned its new three million metric tonnes per annum cement plant located in the Mtwara District of Tanzania.
Africa’s foremost cement manufacturer, Dangote Cement, said on Monday that it is set to commission its new 3.0 million metric tonnes per annum cement plant located in Mtwara District of Tanzania on October 10.
Chairman of Dangote Cement, Aliko Dangote, has again called on the Federal Government to urgently consider the use of concrete in the construction of roads as against asphalt as the former is significantly cheaper and much more durable.
Aliko Dangote, owner of Nigeria’s Dangote Cement, plans to launch several new cement and sugar plants as well as mines across the continent, accelerating an expansion outside his Nigerian home market and shrugging off a downturn in Africa, reports Reuters.
Dangote Cement Plc signed a contract valued at $4.34 billion with Chinese firm, Sinoma International Engineering Co. Ltd, for the construction of 11 new plants.
Manufacturers of Cement in Nigeria may be on the brink of a fresh competition tussle, following the reported cut in the price of the essential commodity implemented by the nation’s largest producer, Dangote Group.
Zambian President, Edgar Lungu has lauded the business ingenuity of the President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote saying his business expansion across Africa is worthy of emulation by African businessmen in the task of continental development.
Cement Company of Northern Nigeria Plc (Sokoto Cement) - a subsidiary of one of Nigeria’s leading Foods & Infrastructure conglomerates, BUA Group, has declared a profit after tax of N1.918 billion for the 2014 financial year representing a 23.05% increase from a PAT of N1.559 billion in 2013.