The company has been recognised at two Best Employer Brand Awards, one focused on Oman companies and the other on GCC corporate entities.
Africa & The Middle East
The World Cement Association announced today it has appointed two new Directors: Roland van Wijnen, CEO of Africa’s PPC Ltd., and Mahendra Singhi Managing Director & CEO of India’s Dalmia Cement.
AUMUND France has supplied a complete solution package to LafargeHolcim Côte d’Ivoire for clinker discharge from a new silo with a capacity of 75 000t.
Chinese general contractor Sinoma International Engineering and its affiliated CBMI Construction are building a new cement plant for Les Ciments du Sahel in Senegal, which will be almost completely equipped with conveying solutions from the AUMUND Group.
The projects seek to achieve very low embodied CO2 footprint buildings using low carbon cement-based materials and locally available resources.
The company, a LafargeHolcim joint venture with CDC Group, is deploying 3D printing technology at scale to build affordable and low-carbon housing and schools in Africa, starting in Malawi.
Due to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 outbreak, Oman’s construction industry is set to decline by 10.3%, according to GlobalData.
In line with its commitment to improving literacy and developing human capital in Nigeria, Lafarge Africa Plc has launched a National Essay Competition for pupils in public primary and secondary schools in the country.
The company has invested in a number of biodiversity projects in order to mitigate the environmental impact of cement production.
Arab Swiss Engineering Company ASEC and the Sudanese producer, Al-Takamol Cement Company, have announced that they will sign a 3-year agreement for the operation and maintenance of Al-Takamol Cement Plant.
The company has been awarded with a new contract for the supply of a second cement grinding station to ACICO Cement, consisting of a complete cement mill workshop.
The company recently held a ‘groundbreaking’ ceremony triggering the start of the construction of its new US$30 million grinding unit in Duqm in Oman.
Recent news from the G20 Global Infrastructure (GI) Hub suggests that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is one of the fastest growing regions globally for private investment in infrastructure.