Dangote Cement in $300 Million Quarrying and Cement Facility Project in Gabon

April 15, 2011

Cleary Gottlieb is advising Dangote Cement in its $300 million investment in a quarrying and cement facility project in the Republic of Gabon. The project includes assistance to Dangote Cement in the drafting and negotiation of a framework agreement for the quarry operations and the construction of an international class cement facility.

Dangote Cement is a subsidiary of the Dangote Group. It is a fully integrated cement company and has projects and operations in Nigeria, Benin and Ghana with a total existing production and import capacity of 14 million tonnes per annum and new production projects in development with 11.1 million tonnes per annum additional capacity.