RWANDA REJECTS UGANDA CEMENT BECAUSE OF FAILED QUALITY STANDARDS

RWANDA REJECTS UGANDA CEMENT BECAUSE OF FAILED QUALITY STANDARDS

Rwanda claims Uganda cement company failed to meet quality standards

The most recent victim of the current diplomatic fall out between Uganda and Rwanda is an Ugandan cement company – Hima Cement Ltd.

According to Rwanda Revenue Authorities, it blocked Uganda cement exports from Hima Cement Ltd; because it failed

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LAFARGE GROUP INAUGURATED THIRD CEMENT PLANT IN CAMEROON

LAFARGE GROUP INAUGURATED THIRD CEMENT PLANT IN CAMEROON

Lafarge Group opens third Cement Plant in Cameroon

French industrial company Lafarge Group has inaugurated their third cement plant in Yaounde, Cameroon. The cement plant which is the first in Yaounde. The aim is to increase the nation’s cement supply.

Director of Lefarge for central and west Africa, Delafin Jolcim, …

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DANGOTE LAUNCHES BLOCMASTER CEMENT IN NIGERIA

DANGOTE LAUNCHES BLOCMASTER CEMENT IN NIGERIA

Dangote group launch blocmaster cement which will help reduce building collapse in Nigeria.

Nigeria is set to have a new way of checking how building collapse after Dangote launch its blocmaster cement. This innovative product which is extra strong will also help increase the strength and rapid setting time. It …

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LAFARGE AFRICA TO MERGE WITH UNICEM AND ATLAS CEMENT

LAFARGE AFRICA TO MERGE WITH UNICEM AND ATLAS CEMENT

Lafarge Africa Board of Directors approves merger with Unicem and Atlas.

After a court ordered meeting in Lagos, The Board of Directors of Lafarge Africa Plc have approved the merger with United Cement Company of Nigeria Limited (Unicem), and Atlas Cement Company Limited (Atlas).

The merger is aimed at streamlining …

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NEW STRETCHY CEMENT IMMUNE TO EARTHQAUKES

NEW STRETCHY CEMENT IMMUNE TO EARTHQAUKES

Scientist invent new concrete material that can withstand earthquakes.

At the University of British Columbia, researchers have developed a form of concrete that is able to stretch without breaking. This property of the concrete makes it able to withstand the forces produced by earth movements.

Concrete are usually strong under …

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ASH GROVE AGREED US$3.5BN SALE OF KANSAS CEMENT TO CRH PLC

ASH GROVE AGREED US$3.5BN SALE OF KANSAS CEMENT TO CRH PLC

Ash Grove which is the sixth largest cement manufacturer in North America, and the largest US-owned cement company has entered into a definitive merger agreement with CRH plc, under which CRH plc will acquire Ash Grove in a transaction valuing Ash Grove at $3.5 billion on an enterprise value basis. …

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