Dangote joins forces with US and Italy in new projects.

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The Dangote Group, West Africa's largest conglomerate, with interests in cement production, sugar refining and flour milling, has launched two new ambitious projects.

The first is a new multimillion joint venture with Italy's engineering and construction giant Saipem. Saipem has been active in Nigeria for over 50 years executing turnkey projects in oil, gas and industrial plants.

Saipem Dangote E&C aims to secure new engineering and construction projects in Nigeria and the West Africa region.

Dangote Oil Refining Company meanwhile has joined forces with the US-based company UOP, which will provide the technology for a $9bn integrated refinery and petrochemical plant to be built in...

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