Lafarge commissions $1m concrete lab

25 March 2014

Lafarge Zambia has commissioned a US$1 million concrete laboratory that will help improve quality assurance in the construction industry, Daily Mail ZM reports.

The laboratory, the first of its kind in Zambia, will offer concrete and aggregate tests to enhance the quality of various infrastructure projects being undertaken in the country.

Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Yamfwa Mukanga said strict quality assurance measures are important for buildings and infrastructure projects to stand the test of time.

“Major projects like the Link Zambia 8000 and Pave Zambia 2000 require the use of large quantities of concrete and aggregates. This presents another benefit for Government projects because we will explore new designs that suit the environment.

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