Dangote Group to export its first shipment of fertilizer to the USA and Brazil

NIGERIA – Dangote Group has announced plans to begin the export of its first shipment of fertilizer from its new fertilizer plant at the Lekki Free Zone in Lagos, to the USA and Brazil. Initial shipment from one of the world’s biggest fertilizer plant, which has the capacity to produce 3 million tonnes of urea and ammonia per year, is expected to start in late June or early July. Aliko Dangote, the billionaire chairman of Dangote Group, said that the new fertilizer plant will export its first shipment in late…

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Dangote Group emerges Most Valuable Brand in Nigeria for the third year consecutively

NIGERIA – Dangote Group, a multinational industrial conglomerate, has emerged the Most Valuable Brand in Nigeria for the third year consecutively according to the outcome of the 2020 edition of Annual Brand Evaluation, “TOP 50 BRANDS NIGERIA” has revealed. A brief summary of the 2020 report reveals that Dangote Group topped the list of the Most Valuable Brand 2020, followed by MTN which also doubled as the Most Valuable Multinational and Telecom Brand. The emergence of Dangote brand as the most valuable for the third time in Nigeria is coming…

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Prime Cement commissions US$40m cement factory in Rwanda

RWANDA – Prime Cement has inaugurated a US$40M factory in Musanze, in the Northern Province of Rwanda to boost commercial production of cement and bridge the cement supply gap. Rolf Anttila, Prime Cement’s general manager, said that the construction projects which are moving slowly due to the cement deficit, can now accelerate. As reported in the Rwanda New Times newspaper, the factory has received certification by Rwanda Standards Bureau and its cement is available in most of the hardware stores across Rwanda and is ready to be delivered to construction sites.…

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Dangote Cement boosts Nigeria’s economy by a launch of 27800mt of clinker

NIGERIA – Dangote Cement has set the pace with the exportation of 27,800 metric tonnes of clinker to a neighbouring African country placing Nigeria as one of the leading clinker exporters in the world. The company is expected to increase the quantity of clinker export to other African countries within the next few weeks. With this historic maiden voyage from its Export Terminal located in Apapa Port, Lagos, Dangote has gradually made Nigeria, which until recently was one of the world’s largest bulk importers of cement, first self-sufficient in cement…

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Dangote signs agreement with Shacman Nigeria for long term supply of Trucks

NIGERIA – Dangote Group has entered into a long-term agreement with an Enugu-based automaker, Transit Support Services Limited, for the supply of Shacman trucks. The trucks are being assembled at the Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company Limited’s factory in Emene, Enugu. Already, the group has purchased 3,500 trucks from the automaker worth N63bn (about US$174 million), according to the Managing Director of the Transit Support Services, Mr Frank Nneji. Nneji, who spoke with journalists after a facility tour of the truck assembly line at the ANAMMCO plant, said the Dangote order…

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Dangote Group expands portfolio in Togo with US$2bn phosphate mining deal and US$60m cement facility

TOGO – Dangote Industries Limited and the Government of Togo have concluded an agreement to develop and transform Togolese phosphate into phosphate fertilizers for the West African sub-region; in a bid to improve consumption of the product in Africa. President/CE Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote said, ‘’This partnership is in line with our transformation agenda in creating prosperity and enhancing economic development not only in Togo but also in Africa. “The Dangote Group is determined in supporting the Government of Togo in its industrialization strategy aimed at creating jobs for its…

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