Dangote Cement eyes Cameroon, Sierra Leone & Zambia

09 May 2014

Chief Executive Officer at Dangote Cement Plc, Devakumar Edwin says the pan-African cement giant plans to start operations in three African countries – Sierra Leone, Cameroon and Zambia – this year.

The Lagos-based company, which has a production capacity totaling 20.3 million tons in Nigeria, also intends to add nine million tons to production in Africa’s largest economy by the end of this year.

Edwin says Africa’s largest cement maker is currently reviewing its opeations in Kenya, in light of the discovery of limestone deposits in the East African country. The company plans to increase its proposed factory in Kenya from 1.5 to 3.0m tpa.

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