Cement News tagged under: Lafarge Nigeria

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Nigeria: Lafarge Africa complains of inadequate gas supply

11 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Management at Lafarge Africa’s plants at Ewekoro and Sagamu, Ogun State, have voiced their concerns over the inadequate gas supply to their operations. Production managers at the two plants, Segun Shoyoye and Hannes Diedericks, disclosed that their plants had to cease production for the past six weeks over the matter. Mr Shoyoye said, "The twin problems of non-availability of gas and foreign exchange are impeding full capacity production in the manufacturing industry. We can say we have s...

Nigeria: producers hit by falling prices now face naira devaluation

09 June 2016, Published under Cement News

The devaluation of the naira – agreed in principle by the Central Bank of Nigeria in May – will hit Nigerian producers’ revenues, Bernstein warns. The decision to revalue marks a reversal of course by the government, which had for some time faced calls to allow the currency to depreciate. Bernstein’s analysis focusses mainly on the implications for LafargeHolcim as the only major with a significant presence in Nigeria. It concludes that the company – already facing pressure from a 20 per ...

Lafarge Nigeria calls for review of labelling

09 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Nigeria is calling for proper product labelling by manufacturers to address the wrong application of cement products. Lanre Opakunle, the company’s General Manager, Industrial Performance of the company, said there was need to review how cement products were labelled to educate end-users on the basic steps necessary for right application and results. “We discovered that the labelling is not adequate today and we made some proposals but those proposals have not been taken on-board ...