Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) and Dangote Industries Tanzania have sealed a 20-year deal for supply of cost effective natural gas to generate electricity at Dangote's cement plant in Mtwara The new deal raises hopes for increased production and eventually reduced prices for cement in the domestic market.
Third quarter economic growth data produced by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)
A new cement factory has been commissioned in the Free Zones enclave in Tema with the capacity to produce one million tons of cement annually.
PPC has posted flat earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) of R1,14bn for the six months ended September 30, while its Ebitda margin, at 22,2%, was negatively impacted on by selling price pressures and the timing of administration and other operating expenses.
East African Portland Cement has reported a 42% drop in full year net profit amid increased operating costs.
Charles Mbire has interests in practically every lucrative business sector in Uganda and beyond from telecommunications, finance, energy, oil, real estate, agribusiness
According to Moneyweb, PPC, South Africa’s largest publicly traded cement maker, said it received R4 billion ($263 million) of bank guarantees
The Federal Housing Authority of Nigeria in partnership with the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), have commenced construction of 30,000 housing units in Nigeria.
Lafarge South Africa has announced the appointment of Noriko Solomon as General Manager of Aggregates.
The target of major cement producer PPC to more than double the size of its business every ten years to retain its market share in Africa is based
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has pledged $4bn for Egypt, of which $2bn will be allocated for investment in development,
The rail projects planned or under way in Africa are enough to connect Cape Town to Copenhagen. On the outskirts of a national wildlife park in Kenya,
Dangote Cement Plc has announced the commencement of the construction of a 3 mmtpa capacity cement grinding plant in Cote d'Ivoire.
Growthpoint Properties has embarked on its two largest rooftop solar installations, each with a capacity of nearly 1.2 MW, on the rooftops of the Northgate Mall,
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to fence airports in Nigeria to ensure safety and check
Cimerwa cement is struggling to compete with cement imported from the region. At the recently–ended 8th Africa Cement Trade Summit organised
As both local and international producers vie for their share in the African cement market, cement plants are being built across the continent at a rapid rate.
Japanese’s Marubeni Corporation and South Korea’s Posco Energy have jointly won an $800 million tender to expand Morupile B power plant in Botswana to
Dangote Cement, Africa’s largest producer of the building material, said full-year profit rose 15% as a price cut in its home market of Nigeria
Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) on Friday launched the first phase of its R16-million solar power plant at George Airport, in the Western Cape,
Government and state-owned companies (SOCs) are set to spend R865.4 billion on public sector infrastructure in housing, roads, rail, public transport, water,
The Gauteng provincial government is committed to ensuring openness and transparency to tender processes and will be rolling out the open tender system to all its departments.
Lafarge Africa Plc. and Fortis Microfinance Bank (MFB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the provision of 500 affordable homes for Nigerian
Aurecon was again ranked one of the global top five ‘Best Partners’ in both the ‘Service Engineers’ and ‘Structural Engineers’ categories In the 2016 annual
Bryan Perrie, managing director of The Concrete Institute, has been elected vice-president of the International Society for Concrete Pavements (ISCP).
L-R,Ndola plant manager Samba Katari, Lafarge Zambia CEO, Emmanuel Rigaux Copperbelt Provincial Minister, Hon, Mwenya Musenge and LafargeHolcim area manager,
Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu has ordered provinces and municipalities to settle the undisputed invoices for work done by contractors within seven days.
Cement supplier PPC says its expansion programme remains on track, with construction at sites in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,
Peter Hoddinott, the newly appointed Group MD of Lafarge Africa Plc, wants to provide low-cost houses for Nigerians, especially those on the lowest rung of the ladder.
Indian based-UltraTech is said to be negotiating with ARM for the controlling stake in Kenya’s second-largest cement manufacturer after French-owned Bamburi Cement.
The construction of Ruzizi III hydropower plant, a 147-MW plant on the Ruzizi River, has received US$ 138m funding from the African Development Bank (AfDB).
To boost cement exports into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Lafarge Zambia Plc, in partnership with Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) and the Congolese Railways,