“Presently we are at the verge of completing our second line in Okpella, Edo State. With this second line operational, you are assured that there will be increase in cement production and supply to this state and other neighbouring states to satisfy the demands of the people,” Ladan
BUA Cement, a subsidiary of BUA Group has enlightened block and concrete makers on how to apply the right mix of cement with other components to ensure only standard blocks and concretes were produced.
The one-day workshop tagged: “Optimising Cement Usage to Achieve Better Quality and Yield of Blocks,” was organised in collaboration with the Modern Skills Training Centre of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) and the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) in Port Harcourt.
Speaking at the one-day workshop, Nasiru Ladan, the general manager, Sales, BUA Cement Obu Plant, assured on the continuous production of high quality cement by BUA which would help achieve better quality of blocks and other products.
According to Ladan, “Port Harcourt has always been our home. We started here as a brand and we became popular strictly because of the quality of BUA Cement. BUA Cement is something you have known all this while and we thank you for your patronage.
“The purpose of this workshop is to rub minds, discuss, agree and come up with a better knowledge on how to get the best out of the cement we are using. As you know, it is one thing to have good cement; it is another thing to mix it in combination with other materials.
Ladan explained that, “With the issue of collapse building in Nigeria, various researches shows it is as a result of either not using the right cement or bad mix. So we are here to let the block makers understand the right mix of cement with the right materials to produce the highest quality blocks for public use. When good blocks and concrete are produced, the issue of building collapse would have been properly addressed.
“Presently we are at the verge of completing our second line in Okpella, Edo State. With this second line operational, you are assured that there will be increase in cement production and supply to this state and other neighbouring states to satisfy the demands of the people,” Ladan added.