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Africa & The Middle East


Cimpor gains fuel flexibility in Egypt

The start-up of a coal mill and waste co-processing activities at Cimpor’s Alexandria operations allows the company to stop using fuel oil and natural gas, reducing fuel costs.

Tabuk Cement confirms export license

Tabuk Cement has joined the growing ranks of Saudi cement makers to look to the export market to relieve domestic market woes.

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Dangote sees strong sales in Ethiopia

Nigeria-based Dangote Cement saw cement sales of 2 million tpy from its Mugher plant in Ethiopia – including some exports.

Dangote pushes back Kenya entry

Dangote Cement appears to have pushed back plans to open cement production facilities in Kenya to 2020/2021 – but could continue to import into the East African country from its Ethiopian plant.