The Chief Executive Officer, Dangote Cement, Michel Puchercos, has said the company is boosting production in its Okpella plant, Nigeria, and progressing to deploy grinding plants in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire to ensure cement becomes available in all African countries.
A statement from the company said Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire would join the list of the African countries; when the grinding plants finally become operational.
According to the statement, the countries are 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).
The Cement Plant company also disclosed that it recorded a group revenue of N808bn for the half year; ended June 31, 2022.
It stated that winners have started to emerge from its ongoing bag of goodies season 3 promo. According to the cement company’s results made available on the website of the Nigerian Exchange, revenue rose by 17 per cent, compared to N690.55bn recorded in 2021.