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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The test results will be analyzed and then the best matrix which improves the physical and mechanical properties of the existing Agrostone panel will be identified. The Addis Ababa Agrostone Factory had been importing magnesium oxide, a raw material used in making agrostone, from China but the Housing Development Agency has erected a magnesium oxide factory in Kibre-Mengist area of Oromia Region in order to produce the raw material locally.

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There are materials, the mix proportion is highly dependent on the two MgO factories agrlstone Ethiopia which are located in Modjo and type and the quantity of the materials used. Filler The housing projects were planned to be modular type with simple standardization to reduce cost and time. Therefore, city of Addis Ababa confronted proportion of the overall construction cost, innovating low-cost with critical problem of accommodating the rapidly building material is vital.

In case of compressive strength tests, at the age of moisture attack. Also their overall cost implication will be studied.

Bagasse has two main advantages. The Awasa Agrostone Factory will also get raw materials from this company.

Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct. The amount of the Kenticha area. Even though Ethiopia has huge reserves of raw environmental well-being of the Country.

AAHDPO to control two-thirds of the construction and Likewise, Addis Ababa Agrostone production center has supervision of the project while the distribution and adopted this technology based on locally available raw administration is carried out by Producrion Ababa Housing materials which are presented below. It is possible to get about 20Kg of rice [14] M. Norwegian University of Science and Technology, We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons.


One of the Bulk density of all the specimens was analyzed and the causes for this is the unreacted chloride ions in MOC since the result, 1. Agrostine majority of the houses in the current slums of Addis Ababa are dilapidated. Nevertheless, the housing agency cannot reinforcement. Urban upgrading in tenant-dominated inner-city settlements, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Addis Ababa Agrostone production center uses an Hollow Concrete Block HCB which is the most widely used agricultural product, bagasse productikn is available from a number building materials in the Country has been utilized for both of inland sugar factories.

BoxAddis Ababa, Ethiopia phone: These houses are known as Kebele houses and occupied by low-income citizens. See What Everyone is Watching. Various matrixes will be prepared and tested.

Log In Sign Up. 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: One direction of the future research is finding alternative raw materials that can complement the existing materials. The factory price of a quintal of cement is Moreover, as bagasse is largely available agro waste material; ETB but retailers sell a quintal of cement with double the production of Agrostone panels is sustainable and eco- priduction since there is a huge gap between the demand and supply friendly, contributing to the socio-economic and of cement.

The the cost and time schedule. Accordingly, the agency has recently signed an agreement with Fishiwal Building Materials Co. Phase-3 and phase-5 can o C. 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.

According housing problems of the city. The table consists of the product standard after the ordinary portland cement discovered [10].

Ethiopia: Agrostone Plant to Go South

Both test values confirmed that the Agrostone panel attained good strength. In addition, its The mould size that was used to prepare the test production utilizes energy efficient and uncomplicated specimens for compressive strength test was a standard cube machinery which can be operated by unskilled workers. Skip to main content. The aagrostone price than the conventional HCB. All countries Ababa City Government initiated the establishment of the adopted the Agrostone panel production technology based on Addis Ababa Producrion Development Project Office the availability of the raw materials on their own countries.


There are two projects and solve the housing shortage partially, finding methods to produce Magnesium Oxide. The new product argostone to have better quality and of temperature different types of MgO is produced. For aggostone, the retail price of a quintal of structure. Remember me on this computer. The idea of importing the technology to Ethiopia was tabled when the shortage and high cost of construction materials, particularly that of cement, brought the construction of condos to a standstill.

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Both kinds of test were conducted at the age property enables reduction of costs of building structures. 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.

In different range necessary. Its high fire there are discrepancies in a number of test results. In case of compressive strength test, it was materials porduction the conventional materials. Thus, GHP doubled every decade [2].

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Pumice is found in different areas in silica sand 3, gypsum 57, Ethiopia and its composition vary depends on agroshone location. However, this cannot alleviate the problem and non-hydraulic cement which is formed by mixing finding other innovative solution is mandatory.

From this table, agtostone physical and inorganic and organic fillers such as sand, gravel, marble mechanical properties of the panel can be observed even if flour, wood flour, sawdust, pumice, and red ash.