Materials

Ghana: Prices of Cement and Other Building Materials increase by 5%
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The price of building materials in Ghana is reported to have shot up by 5%, stalling construction projects across the country.

Cameroon: Atlantic Group to Construct a 1mln ton Cement Plant in Kribi
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Atlantic Group is set to commence construction of its cement plant in the industrial zone of the deep seaport of Kribi in Cameroon. 

Cement Consumption in Kenya Rises by 20% during Pandemic
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Cement consumption in Kenya sees its most significant rise since 2014. According to data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, cement…

Innovative Kenyan Recycles Plastic Waste into Bricks Stronger than Concrete
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Nzambi Matee, the founder of Gjenge Makers, recycles waste plastic into construction products. She is a materials engineer who designed her…

Bamburi Cement launches Houses of Tomorrow (HoT) in Kenya
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Bamburi Cement has launched a green construction project in Kenya as part of its sustainable construction agenda.

Ghana’s affordable, ecofriendly ‘rammed earth’ homes
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The demand for affordable housing in Ghana is at an estimated 1.7 million units and growing, and that’s a challenge shared across Africa.

BUA Cement Increases Production Capacity to the Nigerian Market 
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BUA is the second largest producer in Nigeria after Dangote Cement. The company has set its sights on an expansion program that will increase its…

Angola’s Cement Production Capacity Currently At 8.5 Million Tons Per Year
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The current cement production capacity stands at 8.5 million tons per year with the country needing only 2.5 million per year for domestic…

BUA signs Agreement with Sinoma CBMI to Build 3 Cement Plants in Nigeria
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Nigerian cement producer BUA Cement has signed an agreement with Chinese contractor Sinoma CBMI to build three new cement plants, each with a…

South Africa's CSIR & 'Much Asphalt' construct road with sustainable materials
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Locally available micro-fillers and recycled tyres have been successfully applied by South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial…