The Management of Dangote Cement has disclosed that its new variants of 32.5 grade of cement is for plastering and flooring only.
According to the company, this is in line with the clarifications of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), on the different grades of cement and its uses.
The recent categorization of cement grades and applications by the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) prescribes three grades of cement, 52.5, 42.5 and 32.5 for use in Nigeria.
The Group Managing Director of the company, Devakumar V.G. Edwin, said:“SON has clearly given all cement manufacturers in the country producing the 32.5 grade of cement up till the end of this month (September) to, among other things; clearly indicate on their cement bags that the grade of cement they are producing is only meant for plastering purposes only. We see this as a step in the right direction.”