BUA Cement was incorporated in 2008 and commenced operations in the same year through its floating cement terminals, ‘BUA Cement 1’, designed specifically for bulk and bag cement unloading.
In 2009 BUA Group acquired the Cement Company of Northern Nigeria, CCNN (Sokoto Cement) and the Edo Cement Company to boost and increase the metric tonnes of annual cement production in the country.
In the second quarter of 2015, BUA signed a contract with FLSmidth for a 3 million mtpa new production line in Edo Cement to be sited at Obu, Edo state.
In 2017, BUA Commissioned the Obu Cement (Line I) 3million mtpa facility in Obu, Edo state.
In 2018, BUA Obu Cement completed a 3million mtpa plant resulting in a combined capacity at Okpella of 6million mtpa
In 2020, BUA Group consolidated its cement operations and listed BUA Cement Plc on the Nigerian Stock Exchange with a total combined installed capacity of 8million mtpa and a market capitalization of N1.18trillon (US$3.3bn), making it the second largest cement producer in the Nigerian market and the largest cement producer in the North Western region of the country.