Materials

Rwandan Investor funding project to recycle plastic waste into construction materials
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US$3 million to be invested in the construction of a 'plastic to pavers' recycling plant.

3D Printed Houses Come to Kenya, paves way for budget housing options
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A total of 52 affordable printed houses to be built in Kilifi by 14Trees in collaboration with COBOD International.

Ghana Trade Minister Commends Founder of Dzata Cement
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The founder of Dzata Cement, Mr. Ibrahim Mahama, Limited has been applauded for his investments in Ghana's cement industry.

Zimbabwe: Commission of Lafarge Cement Plant to Boost Construction Industry
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The commissioning of the US$2.8m dry mortar mix plant is set to boost the country’s construction industry and economy as a whole. 

Ghana: Prices of Cement and Other Building Materials increase by 5%
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The price of building materials in Ghana is reported to have shot up by 5%, stalling construction projects across the country.

Cameroon: Atlantic Group to Construct a 1mln ton Cement Plant in Kribi
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Atlantic Group is set to commence construction of its cement plant in the industrial zone of the deep seaport of Kribi in Cameroon. 

Cement Consumption in Kenya Rises by 20% during Pandemic
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Cement consumption in Kenya sees its most significant rise since 2014. According to data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, cement…

Innovative Kenyan Recycles Plastic Waste into Bricks Stronger than Concrete
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Nzambi Matee, the founder of Gjenge Makers, recycles waste plastic into construction products. She is a materials engineer who designed her…

Bamburi Cement launches Houses of Tomorrow (HoT) in Kenya
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Bamburi Cement has launched a green construction project in Kenya as part of its sustainable construction agenda.

Ghana’s affordable, ecofriendly ‘rammed earth’ homes
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The demand for affordable housing in Ghana is at an estimated 1.7 million units and growing, and that’s a challenge shared across Africa.