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Timber factory in the Republic of Gabon


Congolaise Industrielle des Bois (CIB) – Republic of Congo

CIB is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Olam operating out of two industrial sites (Pokola and Loundoungou) and employing 900 people. Our harvesting volume for 2014 is expected to be about 200,000 m3 of round logs in 24 different species.


  • Export of Round Logs: about 15% per year
  • Processing of round logs into sawn timber (air dried and/or kiln dried) or finished products (moulding and decking)
  • Annual volume of processed wood: about 70,000 m3