Asec Minya launches sulphate-resistant cement
Cairo, February 17, 2014
Asec Minya Cement has launched its sulphate resisting Portland cement product ‘Asec Al Mokawm,’ which protects concrete from soil’s sulphates.
The cement is considered a breakthrough in the construction field given its role in protecting concrete from sulphate's effects usually existing in the surrounding environment such as agricultural soil, said a statement.
The new product has a high ability to reduce cracks ratio in concrete based on reducing water permeability of concrete, it said.
It is produced in line with Egyptian and international manufacturing benchmarks to deliver a high-end and competitive product, it added.
The cement has been specifically designed to be used in all types of concrete constructions directly exposed to sulphate sales negative impact, including sewage treatment projects, agricultural land with poor agricultural drainage, dams and barrages, foundation works of bridges and different types of piles and tunnels.
It is available in 50 kg poly propylene bags and could be supplied loose to the concrete stations and readymade concrete factories, said the statement.
Amr Gemeyie, commercial director, said: “The company has launched Asec Al Mokawm cement to reflect its ability to stem the fast changing and diversified market needs in addition to the exact criteria of the construction environment in Egypt.”
The distinctive ingredients of the product edged the company to meet the needs of a wide base of customers who has farfetched expectations not available in the offered products, he said.
The company has established a 24/7 hotline to receive customers, complaints, inquiries and recommendations, he added. - TradeArabia News Service