In Nigeria, the mining company BUA Cement will build a 50 MW power plant to power its future cement plant which will be located in the state of Adamawa. The two projects will create 8,000 jobs and bring its production capacity to 14 million m 3 / year.
In Nigeria, BUA Cement announced plans to build a cement plant in Guyuk and a power plant in Lamurde in the state of Adamawa. The plant will have a production capacity of 3 million cubic meters and the plant will produce 50 MW of electricity. This information was announced by Abdul Samad Rabiu, the president of the company.
The two localities were chosen because of the quality of their limestone deposit and the company is ready to start the investments. At the same time, it intends to use new technologies to supply energy to its facilities and to the surrounding communities. The entire project will also generate 3,000 direct jobs and 5,000 indirect jobs according to the cement manufacturer.
BUA is the second largest cement producer in Nigeria in terms of volume. It has factories in the states of Sokoto and Edo. The completion of this new plant in Guyuk will bring its national production capacity to 14 million cubic meters per year.
Source: Agence Ecofin