Skip to main content

New Concrete Mix Design Manual launched for Nigeria

Published by
World Cement,


The Director of Marketing at Lafarge Africa Plc, Mr Vipul Agrawal, has commended the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) for ensuring that Nigeria now has a credible and well-researched Concrete Mix Design Manual, which can be used for buildings and other infrastructure projects in Nigeria.

Lafarge is one of the stakeholders that COREN partnered with during the research and development of the manual. Mr Agrawal said that Lafarge Africa Plc was glad to be associated wth this milestone because of the premium it places on safe, sustainable solutions to housing and infrastructure development in Nigeria and beyond. The Lafarge Marketing Director called on all those involved in the use of concrete for infrastructure in Nigeria to use the manual to avoid quality and safety concerns.

On his part, the President of COREN, Engr. Kashim Ali, said he was glad that Nigeria no longer needs to depend on concrete mix design manuals from other countries, irrespective of the sharp differences in environmental and other factors.

The Concrete Mix Design manual provides guidelines for the determination of the appropriate concrete mixes for various construction projects in Nigeria. It is the first such manual to be produced for infrastructure projects in the country.

Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/africa-middle-east/10082017/new-concrete-mix-design-manual-launched-for-nigeria/

You might also like

Optimisation 2019

Optimisation 2019

Optimisation 2019 is an online conference for professionals in the cement sector. Since this is a completely virtual conference, you can join us from anywhere in the world, absolutely free. Register for free today »

 

Taiwan’s Asia Cement Joins WCA as a Corporate Member

The World Cement Association announced today it has further expanded its international network of members by welcoming Asia Cement, a Taiwan-based company principally engaged in the production, transportation and sales of cement and clinker, as a Corporate Member.

 
 

Embed article link: (copy the HTML code below):


 

This article has been tagged under the following:

LafargeHolcim news