Business Hilights

Tracking Nigeria's Headline Business News Online

Lafarge Spelling 1

Cement solutions provider, Lafarge Africa drills partner companies on health, safety

Ad 2
Ad 3

Leading construction solutions provider, Lafarge Africa Plc recently conducted two Safety Awareness training programs for over 70 employees of Brains & Hammers Limited and TEC Engineering Company (Nigeria) Limited, both in Kano.

In a statement, the group said the gesture is in continuation of its commitment to health and safety standards in its factories and value-chain partners.

The company explained that the health and safety training programmes are part of a broader commitment Lafarge Africa makes with its partners and customers to enable them to improve the safety standards and practices on their sites.

In his remarks during the training sessions, Director for Health & Safety at Lafarge Africa Plc, Graeme Bride said “Lafarge is committed to positively impacting the construction industry in Nigeria and we are always willing to share our rich and global experience in Health and Safety with our customers and partners.

“Our goal is ultimately to conduct our business with zero harm to people and create a healthy and safe environment for our clients and employees.”

“Brains & Hammers Limited is involved in the construction sector in Kano state and is currently building over fifteen thousand units of shops and offices across a land mass of about 1,370 meters by 1063 meters.

Continuing, he revealed that “On the other hand, TEC Engineering Company (Nigeria) Limited TEC- is currently building a fly over project in Kano (5km) and culverts, roads and bridges in Adamawa (2km)”.

Participants at the training thanked Lafarge Africa for the knowledge transfer and described the process as very important in modern day construction activities.

Business Hilights is an online news channel conceptualized and structured to report and track on a daily basis; latest developments in critical business sectors to serve as a one stop news gateway for governments, foreign and indigenous investors.