FLSmidth Wins Large Operation and Maintenance Contracts in Nigeria
The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the contracts. FLSmidth has had a business history with Dangote Cement PLC which includes the supply of two of the four production lines at Dangote Cement PLC’s plant at Obajana, Kogi State, Nigeria. The contracts, which together constitute the largest operation and maintenance contract awarded to FLSmidth up until now, is for the operation and maintenance of the plant from crusher to packaging, including full upgrade of the automation control systems. FLSmidth will start the operation and maintenance at one of the plants in about six month’s time while the operation and maintenance of the other lines will follow subsequently. Dangote Cement PLC is the largest cement producer in Nigeria with over 60 % market share and the fastest growing cement producer in Africa having a annual production capacity projected at about 50 Mt of cement in the coming years.