CIMENT DE MAURITANIE S.A. (SMSA)
National leader in the cement industry.
CIMENT DE MAURITANIE SA, the leading manufacturer and supplier of cement in the country, was set up in 1979 and started production in Nouakchott in 1981. It soon won the trust of the leading public works companies and has supplied cement for numerous major infrastructure projects (dams, airports, water towers, urban developments, etc.).
CIMENT DE MAURITANIE SA, a joint-stock company with a registered capital of MRO 1 billion (USD 3.7 million).
Since it was set up, CIMENT DE MAURITANIE SA has offered all the players in the construction and public works sector – ranging from architects to masons, contractors to concrete producers – a complete range of products and solutions for each stage of the construction process.
The company meets the varied demands of the market by adapting its products to the end use and by proposing new products in keeping with the customers' expectations. As an integral part of its strategy, the company invests in latest generation equipment at all stages of the process, in keeping with environmental standards. This approach is and always has been a cornerstone of CIMENT DE MAURITANIE SA's strategy. The group's strenuous efforts in developing this approach ever since it was set up achieved recognition recently when the group was awarded ISO 9002 certification. This, the first such certification in the country, was awarded by BUREAU VERITAS QUA-LITE INTERNATIONAL (BVQI), one of the world's leading certifying bodies. This certification has set CIMENT DE MAURITANIE SA up as a national model for all the companies in the country