12th Africa CemenTrade Summit,

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16-17 Sep, 2020 - Abidjan, COTE D'IVOIRE

Radisson Blu Hotel Abidjan Airport

  • Associate Sponsor
    Gebr. Pfeiffer
  • Exhibitor
    InterCem Engineering
  • Promotion Partner
    https://industrialreview.co.za/contact-us/
  • Promotion Partner
    https://firstafricaguide.com/
  • Promotion Partner
    www.verlagbt.de
  • Promotion Partner
    www.business1.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.worldcement.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.groupafricapublishing.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.simankhabar.ir
  • Promotion Partner
    www.cementgroup.ir
  • Promotion Partner
    www.africaoutlookmag.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.businessreviewafrika.com

08:00

Morning Registration & Networking Refreshment

09:00

Chairman’s Welcome Remarks & Introduction

09:10

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK IN SUB-SAHARA AFRICA

  • Global market uncertainty and its impact on Sub-Sahara Africa
  • Risk management on the continent
  • Threat of rising protectionism, tightening global financial conditions, a faster-than-anticipated slowdown in China – what does it mean for Africa?
  • Key growth countries & bright spots?
  • Inflation and interest rates moving forward

Mr. Stanislas ZEZE, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer

Bloomfield Investment Corp

09:40

CEMENT MARKET TRENDS & DIRECTION IN BURKINA FASO AND IVORY COAST

  • Investment & case studies

Mr. Essam Daoud, Director General

CIM IVOIRE (CIM METAL GROUP)

10:10

Discussion followed by Networking Refreshment

10:45

PANEL DISCUSSION : WHAT THE CEMENT PRODUCERS IN AFRICA (SUB SAHARAN AFRICA) NEED NOWADAYS ?

  • How to survive and respond to the specific difficulties in the region to maintain and strengthen competitiveness?
Panellist:  

Mr. Xavier Saint-Martin-Tillet, Head of West Africa Cluster

LafargeHolcim Côte d’Ivoire

Mr. Luk Haelterman, Country Head, Senegal

Dangote Industries

Mr. Essam Daoud, Director General

CIM IVOIRE (CIM METAL GROUP)

11:15

RAYSUT - INVESTMENT PLANS & DIRECTIONS BEYOND OMAN

  • Foray into Africa – opportunities and challenges 
  • Grinding project update from Madagascar to Somaliland

Mr. Joey Ghose, CEO

Raysut Cement Company

11:45

MODERNIZING CEMENT PLANT IN WEST AFRICA

12:15

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

13:30

Afternoon’s Chairman’s Introduction

13:40

ESG CHANGING OUR WORLD, THE IMPACT ON AFRICAN CEMENT

  • 2010-2020 what we got right/wrong
  • ESG and financing
  • Impacts on our Industry - Solutions?
  • What the Chinese are doing?
  • What should you do NOW
  • Forecast - African winner and losers

Mr. Tony Hadley, MD

Tony Hadley African Advisory

14:10

ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF PFEIFFER READY2GRIND - A COMPARISON

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Mr. Falk Werner, Area Manager

Gebr. Pfeiffer SE

14:40

STRATEGY TO REDUCE CARBON FOOTPRINT IN CEMENT PRODUCTION – DANGOTE’S PLANS & DIRECTION

  • Utilization of alternative fuels and renewable energy to power cement plant

Mr. Armando Martinez Gallegos, Head - Alternative Fuel Resources

Dangote Cement Plc

15:10

Discussion followed by Networking Refreshment

15:40

SITUATION AND OUTLOOK OF LIME PRODUCTION IN SSA

Mr. Brieuc De Pierpont, Business Development Manager

Carmeuse Overseas

16:10

IMO 2020 AND ITS IMPACT ON FREIGHT MARKETS MOVING FORWARD (Title to be confirmed)

  • Where is the freight rate heading with changing fuel cost?
  • Africa’s changing cement/clinker trade flow & forecast

Mr. Henning Fotland, Head of West Africa

DS Norden

16:40

REALITY OF SOUTH AFRICA’S CEMENT MARKET

  • Demand/supply forecast
  • Combating cheap imports and raising cement quality       
  • Impact of carbon tax & ever increasing energy cost on domestic cement production
  • M&A the way forward in South Africa cement market

17:10

Discussion followed by End of Day One

17:15

Networking Reception for all Participants

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

ALGERIA CEMENT MARKET, EXPORT POTENTIAL & LOGISTICS CHALLENGES

  • Cement supply /demand & capacities update
  • Local demand drivers & infrastructure plans
  • Transforming Algeria to a cement export hub and key export markets
  • Competitiveness & logistics challenges

09:40

POSITIONING TO WIN IN SENEGAL’S CEMENT MARKET

  • Market demand/supply forecast & growth drivers
  • Update on 3rd clinker and cement project
  • How will this project change the clinker/cement trade flow in the region
  • Carbon management
  • Strategy to stay ahead in a competitive cement market

Mr. Luk Haelterman, Country Head, Senegal

Dangote Industries

10:10

CEMENT DEMAND AND PROSPECT IN CAMEROON/MALI

10:40

Discussion followed by Networking Refreshment

11:10

STRATEGIES & SOLUTIONS TO OPTIMIZE CEMENT PRODUCTION

11:40

UPDATE ON CEMENT PROJECT & IMPLEMENTATION CHALLENGES IN TOGO

12:10

Final Discussion followed by Closing Lunch

13:00

End of Conference


Separately Bookable Optional Site Visit

Ciments de Côte d’Ivoire (CIMIVOIRE)
on afternoon of 17 Sept 2020
(Open for Participants of 12th Africa CemenTrade Summit)

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- Visit 3 mil tpa grinding plant, packing plant and truck loading station

Itinerary - 17 Sept, Thursday

13:15

Assemble at Hotel Lobby

13:30

Depart from Radisson Blu Hotel Abidjan Airport

14:00

Arrive at Cim Ivoire & host briefing

14:20

Visit 3 mil tpa grinding plant, packing plant and truck loading station

15:45

Q&A and refreshment

16:15

Depart to hotel

17:00

Arrive at hotel

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