Major new cement plant will solidify Ethiopian limestone demand

By IM Staff
Published: Monday, 29 June 2015

The Dangote cement plant in Mugher, 80km west of Addis Ababa, will make the construction material cheaper domestically and help boost local demand for limestone, gypsum and clay as the country looks to make up ground on its per capita consumption of cement.

By Matthew Newsome

A new cement factory in Ethiopia  is set to benefit the nation’s booming construction industry by dramatically increasing the supply of affordable local cement and reducing a dependence on imports, boosting domestic limestone  production.

The largest in East Africa, the new Dangote cement plant, owned...

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