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Take A Look Inside The Massive Obajana Cement Plant Owned By...

AFRICANGLOBE - The Dangote Cement plant in Obajana, Nigeria is the single largest cement plant in Africa producing up to 30 000 tons of cement daily. The giant plant is fully powered by four GE gas turbines that run on natural gas and Automotive Gas and Oils, providing sustainable power for the business to meet its production targets.

China Signs Deal With Africa’s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote

AFRICANGLOBE - A Chinese state-owned engineering company has signed a deal worth $4.3bn to build factories for a Nigerian cement company run by Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote.

Nigeria: Dangote’s Smooth Landing

AFRICANGLOBE - With a new government in power, the business magnate is betting on his huge refinery and agriculture projects taking off. Meanwhile, Dangote Cement continues an expansion plan that has left others scrambling to catch up.

Manufacturing: Dangote’s Ever-Widening Network Of African Production

AFRICANGLOBE - Catching older European rivals like lafarge and Heidelberg Cement on the hop – both are now desperately scrambling to invest in african production – Dangote Cement has the continent in its sights.

Africa’s Richest Man, Dangote, Takes Cement Empire To Asia

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, says he’s expanding his cement empire to Asia and it will be operational in 30 months. The 58-year-old Nigerian billionaire said Dangote Cement Plc should complete a factory in Nepal by the end of 2017. It has received 90 percent of the regulatory approvals needed to start construction in the south Asian nation hit by two earthquakes this year, he said.

With Cameroon And Senegal Clinched, Dangote’s Quest For Cement Domination Hitting...

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria’s largest cement manufacturer, Dangote Cement, is fast on track to expand into 13 other African nations as production on a $150 million plant in Cameroon has commenced. The company added in a statement on Tuesday that it has also inaugurated a further 1.5 million Metric Tonnes Per Annum (mmtpa) capacity to its Senegal plant in Pout this January.

Dangote May List Africa’s Largest Oil Refinery Being Built In Nigeria

AFRICANGLOBE - Dangote Group, controlled by Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote, may list an oil refinery it is building in Nigeria once it becomes profitable. The plant, which will be able to process 500,000 barrels of crude a day, will be situated near the commercial hub of Lagos

Dangote Still The Richest Man In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Despite the economic downward spiral in recent times, business magnate Aliko Dangote still retains his title as the richest man in Africa. According to Forbes, Aliko's loss of $10 .3 billion which is tagged the biggest loss of the year didn't deprive him of retaining the number one spot in Africa.

The Five Largest: Dangote Has A Thing For Doing It Big

AFRICANGLOBE - World’s richest Black man, Aliko Dangote is arguably the brightest industrialist in Africa. His penchant for spotting lucrative opportunities hidden within socio-economic challenges is what has catapulted him to the pulpit of industrial bliss. But beyond that, when he takes up a business project, he ensures it is the largest. Here are five Dangote factories that hold the records for Africa’s largest in their different categories.

Why Dangote Is Africa’s Smartest Businessman

AFRICANGLOBE - Just when everyone else was applying the brakes to their investments in Nigeria’s oil industry, Aliko Dangote, Africa’s Richest Man, adds more fuel to his tank and steps on the throttle. The Nigerian media has titled him Nigeria’s saving grace. But despite the economic salvation of Dangote’s latest action, it is still driven by clever business calculations, perpetuated by the shrewd master of the game.

Africa’s Richest Man To Invest In Tanzanian Coal Mine

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has announced new plans to invest an undisclosed sum in the development of a major coal mine in Tanzania, even as he continues to expand his business interests across the continent.

The Rise And Rise Of Africa’s Richest Man

AFRICANGLOBE - At age 57, Aliko Dangote is Africa's richest man, and by quite some margin. Forbes estimates his net worth to be $20.8 billion; the wealth of his nearest competitor, South Africa’s Johann Rupert, is valued at $7.9 billion. Dangote is known as a softly spoken workaholic, with all the trappings of wealth, including the luxury yacht and the private plane.

Dangote Gets $3.3bn Loan From 12 Banks To Build Refinery

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria’s diversified industrial giant, Dangote Industries, on Wednesday said it has secured a $3.3 billion “term loan facility” from 12 local and global lenders to build Nigeria’s largest Petroleum Oil Refinery & Petrochemical/Fertilizer Plants.

Ethiopia Hails Dangote’s Investment in Cement Plant

Dangote Cement is Nigeria's leading cement producer with three plants in Nigeria and plans to expand in 13 other African countries. The Group is a fully integrated quarry-to-customer producer with production capacity of 19.25mta in Nigeria, with plans to increase to at least 29mta in 2015.

Dangote Hailed As Catalyst Behind $31 Billion Market Cap Growth

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa’s richest man and president of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Alhaji Aliko Dangote has been hailed as the force behind the record gains at the stock market over the past one year.

South Africa Wealth Fund to Expand Investment In Dangote Group

AFRICANGLOBE - Public Investment Corporation (PIC), South Africa’s biggest sovereign wealth fund, on Monday said last week’s transaction with Dangote Cement will open up new acquisition prospects in Dangote’s other operations.