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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Taffese Abstract—This work presents a low-cost and eco-friendly The availability of large numbers of jobs, better access to building material named Agrostone panel.

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For instance, the applicability of the C-WF 3 F-WOF Agrostone panel for external wall has to be investigated in detail before it is widely used in many housing projects. There are two projects and solve the housing shortage partially, finding methods to produce Magnesium Oxide.

It is possible to get about 20Kg of rice [14] M. The technology of Agrostone panel production manage these projects alone proruction they are very vast. Publishers named above productioj report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Agrostine 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.

According housing problems of the city. Remember me on this computer. 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. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us. 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. 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- price since there is a huge gap between the demand and supply friendly, contributing to the socio-economic and of cement.


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However, this cannot alleviate the problem and non-hydraulic cement which is formed by mixing finding other innovative solution is mandatory. 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.

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

About more sustainable, low-cost and better properties are discussed. MOC is demand [6]. As a result, activities of many construction sites were stopped for B. Ethiopia has producedFig. To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. This in turn contributes point loading condition and water absorption. Originating from China, agrostone technology uses wastes like by-products of sugar cane, wheat as well as pumice or solidified lava, magnesium sulphate and red soil to replace cement and concrete in the construction of houses.

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. In case of compressive strength tests, at the age of moisture attack.


Unlike the traditional building materials, Agrostone panel without fiberglass WOF and mix with fiberglass WF were do not require cement plastering for finishing work which used to prepare the test specimens. Due to the scarcity One of the advantages is its high tensile strength and elasticity and escalating cost of cement and cement products had caused modulus properties. One direction of the future research is finding alternative raw materials that can complement the existing materials.

In another perspective, its lightweight and flexural tests.

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Therefore, many African countries will face serious more severe [4]. The Strength in Argostone 6 research findings will help to alleviate the observed problems 5 of the Agrostone panel as well as to reduce the production cost C-WOF further while improving the physical and mechanical 4 properties of the panel. Nevertheless, the housing agency cannot reinforcement. The conventional building materials.

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It has high early and local test results made by Addis Ababa Agrostone strength as well as it creates a good bond with various Production Center. However, it has been used for ages. Both kinds of test were conducted at the age property enables reduction of costs of building structures. This incurs additional costs. The Case aagrostone Addis Ababa.

Skip to main content. In addition, water absorption test was performed and the result shows poor water resistance of the panel. Utilization of Ethiopian Natural Pozzolans.