November 28, 2022



Chinese language agency invests $50m in Fibre Cement Board Manufacturing facility in Abuja

Abuja Metropolis gate

The Nigeria housing development and manufacturing sector has acquired an enormous increase as fibre cement board, an modern constructing materials, is now manufactured within the nation by the New Materials Nigeria Firm Restricted, a agency which is a part of the SINOMA/CNBM Group, a 500 firm with headquarters in Beijing, China.

Addressing journalists on the ongoing sixteenth Abuja Worldwide Housing Present, the Managing Director of the corporate, Mr Jackie Dai Hui mentioned New Materials Nigeria Restricted, lately opened its manufacturing facility in Kuje space of Abuja, its first outdoors China and is already producing fibre cement boards of world requirements.

On the fee advantages of utilizing fibre cement boards, Hui mentioned it saves materials and manpower prices and displays positively on the period of mission supply.

“You save price. For instance, in housing supply, perhaps you spend one 12 months, two years to complete your mission however utilizing our fibre cement board for partitioning , you possibly can full your mission in few months with higher high quality. You save the human useful resource, you save the cement, you save the block and most significantly, you shield the setting. It’s inexperienced and higher than block,” he defined.

“With industrial tools and an put in manufacturing capability of 5 million sq. meters of fibre cement boards per 12 months, the manufacturing facility he famous employs over 120 Nigerians at varied ranges.

Dai Hui mentioned the manufacturing facility additionally sources its uncooked supplies domestically, “therefore, we’re extra Nigerian additionally as a result of others import their uncooked supplies”.

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“Yeah, we supply domestically. That’s why we’ve got the boldness to develop and keep in Nigeria. For example, few months in the past we have been in a position to find a supply for one in all our supplies, paper pulp, from Kano. For the cement, we use Lafarge, Dangote and Bua. The others are quartz sand, and stones, which we supply domestically.”

Nigeria’s housing sector has a deficit of a minimum of 20 million models and consultants have instructed a number of cost-effective measures aimed toward bridging the hole. With a superior emphasis on power, sound and fireproofing qualities, the native demand for fibre cement boards in Nigeria has spiked.

Additionally expressing a want to be a part of Nigeria’s export-oriented industrial growth, Dai Hui mentioned the longer term is shiny as the corporate plans to make use of Nigeria as a producing hub for the export of fibre cement boards to the complete West African area.