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Casablanca: Ciments de l'Afrique (CIMAF) factory in Ghana


MOROCCAN construction firm, Ciments de l'Afrique (CIMAF), said it would construct a EU60 million cement factory in Ghana following the signing of agreement between the company and the West African country's government.

The factory would be located in Tema, Ghana's industrial city.

Mawuena Trebarh, who represented the Minister of Trade, Haruna Iddrisu, signed on behalf of government while Saad Sefrioui, General Director of CIMAF Ghana Limited, signed on behalf of the Moroccan company.

CIMAF Ghana Limited, a parent company of the Moroccan construction giant, said the factory, at the same time as built, would have the capacity to produce 1 million tonnes of cement per annum.

The agreement follows a recent conference at the same time as President John Dramani Mahama received a delegation from the Moroccan Real Estate Group Addoha, led by Director General of the group, Saad Sefrioui.

The two parties therefore agreed that CIMAF will complete the building of the cement plant within 18 months.

The company was charged to take account of local content and as well work in accordance with domestic laws and regulations particularly those related to the protection of the environment.

The Ghanaian government is as well expected to facilitate the acquisition of 10 hectares of land inclunding a lease of limestone quarry.

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