LafargeHolcim Côte d’Ivoire and Neulandt signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday, November 25, for the establishment of the first mobile factory for prefabricated concrete walls in Côte d’Ivoire

LafargeHolcim Côte d’Ivoire, Ivorian subsidiary of the world leader Holcim, famus in Côte d’Ivoire thanks to BÉLIER cement, has been chosen by Neulandt to supply it with the concrete necessary for the production of the prefabricated walls which will soon come out of its brand new factory. mobile.

Indeed, Neulandt, a subsidiary of the global UMDASCH group, announced the deployment from January 2022 of a factory for the production of prefabricated concrete walls. The start of production of this unit with a production capacity of 1000m² of walls per day is scheduled for April 2022.

“This is the equivalent of the shell of 1000 100m² houses per year! », Underlined Mr. Richard LORANT, CEO of Neulandt.

Neulandt is the new Ivorian subsidiary of the UMDASCH group, known worldwide for its brand DOKA, world No. 1 in concrete and formwork technology. The UMDASCH group is already actively present in Ivorian territory, from the supply of formwork for the construction of the Yamoussoukro basilica, to those used today for the construction of the F Tower.

LafargeHolcim Côte d’Ivoire remains at the forefront of innovation with the formulation and production of concrete with unique characteristics. This activity is accompanied by the development of an on-site quality control service, supported by the expertise of the HOLCIM group.

“We are very happy to take part in this pioneering project, which launches the milestones for the industrialization of the construction sector in Côte d’Ivoire. We benefit from internationally renowned expertise in the service of quality concrete. Innovation is an integral part of our DNA, and we are demonstrating it once again with the first site concrete offer here in Ivory Coast. This project will promote new technical solutions for building with increased productivity, and will have a considerable positive impact on the cost, time and quality of construction, ”said Rachid YOUSRY, Managing Director of LafargeHolcim Côte d’Ivoire. .

The upcoming factory, at the cutting edge of technology in its field, can be set up in a maximum of six weeks. It will be able to make walls 8 to 20 centimeters thick, with very little environmental impact. These are all factors which, added to the savings in cost, time and quality, will significantly contribute to making housing more accessible.

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