surface-mining

Calabar

LOCATION: Calabar, Nigeria Calabar
CLIENT: United Cement Company of Nigeria Ltd (UniCem)
STATUS: CURRENT
CONTRACT
VALUE TO DATE:
US$18 million per year

Macmahon has a seven year contract for quarrying operations at UniCem’s 2.5Mtpa cement manufacturing plant in Mfamosing, near Calabar in Nigeria.

UniCem is a joint venture between Lafarge, Holcim and Flour Mills of Nigeria. Macmahon’s scope of work involves taking over the existing operations, which had been conducted by UniCem since 2008. Macmahon undertakes a range of works at the site including overburden removal and the drilling, blasting, excavation and delivery of limestone, marl and shale from the quarry to the cement plant crushers.

The total overburden and feed material movement at the site is approximately five million tonnes per annum.