6, April 2019
On Tuesday this week, Cimencam (LafargeHolcim group) officially inaugurated the new Nomayos cement plant. The ceremony was carried out under the patronage of his Excellency Paul Biya, President of the Republic of Cameroon.
The grinding plant has a capacity of 0.5Mta and was constructed by CBMI of China. According to Benoît Galichet, CEO of Cimencam, this new production unit is the first step in the transformation of Cimencam into a “new Cimencam.”
Benoît Galichet added that, the Nomayos plant allows this cement producer to “get closer to the promising markets” of the central, southern and eastern regions, and then to draw take advantage of the opportunities offered by neighbouring countries such as the Central African Republic.
Lafarge also operates an integrated plant in the country at Figuil and another grinding plant at Douala, bringing the company’s cement capacity up to 2.1Mta.