Dangote Cement, subsidiaries get SON quality, safety certification

17 December 2014

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has approved the quality, environmental and safety measures put in place by the Dangote Cement and some business units of the Dangote Group and certified them accordingly.

The business units were certified for quality, occupational, health, safety as well as environmental management systems.

A statement signed by the group managing director of Dangote Cement Plc, Devakumar Edwin, indicated that Dangote Cement plants in Gboko, Ibese and Obajana have all been certified for the ISO 9001, Quality Management System, ISO 14001, Environmental Management System and BS OHSAS 18001, Occupational Health and Safety Management System.

Meanwhile, the Dangote Cement Plc has embarked on aggressive campaign to sensitise members of the public on the liberalisation of its distributorship so that every eligible Nigerians could have access to be a distributor.

The Company has also embarked on the expansion of distribution network through commissioning of more depots across the country to bring the product closer to consumers.

By Kingsley Alu

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