About HeidelbergCement Africa / Scancem
Scancem International DA, a Norwegian company and part of HeidelbergCement, is a leading company in the African cement market. Activities include ownership, operation and management of cement and grinding plants and terminals, in addition to sale and distribution of cement. The company is operating in nine sub-Saharan countries with a total of approximately 2,000 employees.
The total cement production and sales from the subsidiaries and associated companies in these countries reached 6.4 million tonnes in 2015. The long-term prospect for the cement business in Africa is viewed as good.
HeidelbergCement is the global market leader in aggregates and a prominent player in the fields of cement, concrete and other downstream activities, making it one of the world’s largest manufacturers of building materials. The company employs some 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.