Sri Lanka: INSEE Cement links with universities

Sri Lanka: INSEE Cement links with universities
23 January 2017

Cement manufacturer INSEE Cement (formerly known as Holcim (Lanka) Ltd) has signed a partnership with three of Sri Lanka’s universities – Peradeniya, Moratuwa and Ruhuna – to boost the local construction industry with research agreements.

This partnership was formalised between INSEE Cement’s Sri Lankan corporate unit, Siam City (Lanka) Ltd. The agreement implies INSEE Cement’s assistance with research on identified challenges faced by the construction industry, knowledge sharing with the universities and academia, as well as the transfer of knowledge/solutions developed with the collaboration with the universities to the industry on different applications.

“At INSEE, we encourage new thinking and innovation to strengthen the future of the local construction industry,” said Janaka Weerakoon, commercial director of Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd.

With this partnership, INSEE Cement’s dedicated Innovation and Application Center is looking to address these challenges through continuous research and collaboration, thereby introducing application-based cement products to the market that provide swift, high quality, safe and economic solutions. INSEE Cement heavily invests in creating premium quality products that strictly adhere to the country’s quality, safety and operational health regulatory requirements.

INSEE Cement’s Palavi and Ruhunu Analytical Laboratories are accredited for cement mechanical testing based on ISO / IEC 17025:2005 standards from national accreditation authority, the Sri Lanka Accreditation Board for Conformity Assessment (SLAB). The company also maintains a culture of safety first in a formidable industry for all stakeholders, also providing the latest in safety equipment to encourage best practices in process and production.

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