Currently, Ethiopia is facing cement shortage which is affecting the construction industry as price of cement has skyrocketed in the nation.
Last week, The Government invited the private sector to address cement shortage as the Ministry Trade and Industry prepared a new guideline to introduce the private sector to the … Read More
Prime Cement, a new player in the industry is aiming to help solve Rwanda’s Cement challenges after officially announcing the start of commercial production of cement on September 1 2020.
The company with its new US$40-million factory located in Musanze District in the Northern Province plans to bridge the cement … Read More
President Uhuru Kenyatta arrives Nakuru County for Simba cement plant unveiling.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta is in Nakuru County to officially unveil the Simba cement plant. The plant will aims to ride on the high demand for cement and building materials around the country.
The announcement was made via kenya … Read More
Joseph Makoju (Mr Cement) set to retire as Dangote Cement Group MD and CEO after 45 years in the Industry
Retirement is one thing every individuals gets to experience in the cause of their working career. So in the case of Dangote Cement Group MD and CEO, Joseph Makoju there … Read More
The Nigerian Institution of Environmental Engineers – Port Harcourt Chapter, advocates for Sustainable Construction at its Annual General Meeting/Annual Conference.
Chairman of the Nigerian Institution of Environmental Engineers (NIEE), Engr. Prof. M.J. AYOTAMUNO FNSE hosts professionals and stakeholders at the State Engineering Secretariat for its annual conference. During his opening … Read More
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, … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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. … Read More