To ensure that cement becomes available in all African countries, Chief Executive Officer of dangote cement,Michel Puchercos, has said that the company is ramping up production in its Okpella plant, in Nigeria and progressing well to deploy grinding plants in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire.
Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire will join the list of African countries where the company operates when the grinding plants finally become operational. Cameroon (1.5Mta clinker grinding), Congo (1.5Mta), Ghana (1.5Mta import), Ethiopia (2.5Mta), Senegal (1.5Mta), Sierra Leone (0.5Mta import), South Africa (2.8Mta), Tanzania (3.0Mta), Zambia (1.5Mta).
Similarly, the cement firm on Monday announced, for the second quarter of 2022 a group revenue of N808 billion for the half year ended June 31, 2022, even as winners have started to emerge from the ongoing bag of goodies season 3 promo.
According to the cement company’s results made available on the website of the Nigerian Exchange (NGX), revenue rose by 17 per cent, compared to N690.55 billion recorded in 2021.
Dangote Cement reported a group sales volume of 14.2Mt, consisting of 9.3 Mt done by Nigerian operations, while the balance was contributed by operations in other African countries.