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Cement manufacturers reject new policy

22 May 2014, 13:46

Lagos - The new federal government's policy which restricted the use of certain categories of cement to specific uses has not gone down well with cement manufacturers.

They have kicked against the policy saying it will lead to increase in the price of cement and scarcity of the product, reports The Nation.

The manufacturers, comprising Lafarge WAPCO, United Cement Company of Nigeria (UNICEM) and Ashaka Cement, said there would be difficulty in responding to the new requirement in their production lines.

They disagreed with the government’s position that the 32.5 grade of cement was responsible for the incessant cases of building collapse in the country.

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