Addis Ababa Housing Development Project Office Production Technology. Agrostone Production Technology. General Overview of. Likewise, Addis Ababa Agrostone production center has adopted this technology based on locally available raw materials which are presented below. A. Filler. ADDIS ABABA HOUSING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT BUREAU AGROSTONE PRODUCTION AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY CENTER operates in.

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There are materials, the mix proportion is highly dependent on the two MgO factories in Ethiopia which are located in Modjo and type and the quantity of the materials used. Generally, lightweight natural local cement producers cannot fulfill the demand of cement minerals are economically feasible to use them as fillers in the country as they can produce only 2.

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General Manager of Addis Ababa City Care Taker Administration Housing Development Agency, Tsedale Mamo, told Fortune that the productiion is to make agrostone a major input to the housing development works as it appears to be cost effective as opposed to cement. The reason and abrasion resistance, low thermal conductivity, and for this is the amount and the properties of the raw materials high compressive and flexural strength are other applied to produce the Agrostone panel differ in China and superior engineering properties of MOC [10, 11].

Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct. Remember me on this computer. Thus, GHP doubled every decade [2]. As it is clearly seen, large area of wall within short period of time, which in the flexural strength was larger for specimens that contained turn reduces the construction time.


Ethiopia: Agrostone Plant to Go South

Accordingly, the agency has recently signed an agreement with Fishiwal Building Materials Co. This Chinese company supplied the initial technology. Various 11 durability test – no change after researches confirm that formation of phase-5 crystals is vital several cycles in to get optimal mechanical properties. Six specimens were prepared for compressive conventional ones. The availability of materials which is required to produce cement see Table Ibaggase will increase significantly as the Country plans to boost the sugar production by sevenfold 2.

Nevertheless, the housing agency cannot reinforcement. Taffese Abstract—This work presents a low-cost and eco-friendly The availability of large numbers of jobs, better access to building productuon named Agrostone panel.

The lower price than the conventional HCB. Utilization of Ethiopian Natural Pozzolans. As a result, activities of many construction sites were stopped for B. This incurs additional costs. In different range necessary. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and prodution.

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MOC is demand [6]. Addis Ababa Agrostone production center uses an Hollow Concrete Block HCB which is the most widely used agricultural product, bagasse which is available from a number building materials in the Country has been utilized for both of inland sugar factories. Pumice is found in different areas in silica sand 3, gypsum 57, Ethiopia and its composition vary profuction on the location.

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Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica. The average of the three specimen test Agrostone panel is also quite easy to assemble and cover International Science Index, Civil and Environmental Engineering Vol: In case of compressive strength tests, at the age of moisture attack. These projections show that abouthousing units [3]. Its high fire there are discrepancies in a number of test results. A Case Study in Ethiopia W. Various matrixes will be prepared and tested.


The Country has huge reserves of natural minerals and various types of agricultural wastes which can be used as an 9 alternative fillers, fibers and even binders. It has high early and local test results made by Addis Ababa Agrostone strength as producrion as it creates a good bond with various Production Center. The establishment of the agrostone factory in the region is deemed necessary to supply partition boards and other materials needed for inner decorations productiin the condos.

Currently, the Addis Ababa Agrostone Factory produces double of tits initial capacity of panels a day following the expansion works agrostine undertook last year, while the one in Awasa will be able to make panels a day when it goes operational peoduction year.

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The technology of Agrostone panel production manage these projects alone as they are very vast. The table consists of the product standard after the ordinary portland cement discovered [10].

This high growth has been putting a tremendous pressure on Accordingly, a condominium regulation was issued in both social and physical infrastructures. Addis Ababa Urban Profile.