Manufacturers Set to Review Cement Code of Conduct

Chairman of the Cement Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (CMAN), Mr. Joseph Makoju has called for a review of the industry’s code of standards to enable it take into consideration the peculiarity of the local environment.

Mr. Makoju, who made the call in Abuja at a forum on concrete specifications, application and cement standards, said the current codes, when reviewed, would ensure uniformity in applications.

The forum, which had key stakeholders from the cement industry, was organised to ensure best practices in the application of concrete designs.

Mr. Makoju, who was represented by the Vice Chairman, CMAN, Mr. Jean-Christopher Barbant, stated that while many engineering designers and consultants in Nigeria base their concrete design and specification on the British Code of Practice and other international standards, there is need for the country to develop one that would take adequate consideration of local factors





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