Nigeria: Danladi Matawal, the Director-General, Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NIBRRI) said the institute’s pilot pozzolana cement plant at Ota in Ogun is ready for commercialisation. He has asked cement producers and other stakeholders to invest in the project, according to an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria reported upon by the Nigerian Sun newspaper.
The pilot project has a production capacity of 2t/day and it is ready for testing on an industrial scale. The unit was commissioned in May 2017 by Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology. NIBRRI is also planning a volcanic-based Pozzolana pilot plant in Bokos, Plateau that will be commissioned in 2018.