Nigerian cement plant ‘to become world's largest’

Image source: Dangote Groups.The president of the Dangote Groups has announced plans to make the Dangote Cement Plant in Obajana, Kogi State, the world's largest cement factory by 2015

"With the completion of our 5.25 million metric tonnes per annum (mmtpa) Line 3 Plant, Obajana will become the single largest cement plant in the world with a combined capacity of 10.25 million mmtpa,” Alhaji Aliko Dangote was quoted as saying by the Daily Trust.

“We have achieved all this in less than 10 years!"

Dangote added that the 3.0 mmtpa Line 4 Plant, the foundation stone of which was also laid by President Goodluck Jonathan recently, will increase capacity further to 13.25 mmtpa when it is completed by 2015.

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