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Workers at CimGabon call for ban on imports



The workers union at CimGabon have held a press conference calling for state intervention in the local cement sector. They blamed uncontrolled imports of cement for threatening the closure of the producers grinding plant at Owendo, according to the Binto Media Group. The calls for state action follow the suspension of investment by Ciments de lAfrique (CIMAF) on an upgrade project at the plant. In 2014 the company shut down its clinker plant at Estuaire and its cement grinding plant at Franceville. Germanys HeidelbergCement also has a stake in the producer.






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