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Lafarge opens 3rd cement plant in Yaounde [Business Africa]

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Africa’s longest twin-tower suspension bridge in Mozambique is helping to improve the local economy.

The over $785 million project has also provided skills training opportunities for thousands of local employees.

Plus, French industrial company Lafarge Group has inaugurated its third cement plant in Yaounde, Cameroon.

It’s a first for the capital city. But in an already competitive market dominated by cement manufacturing giants like Dangote cement, how does this impact cost? We speak to a local economist to assess the cement market in this Central African nation.


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