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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Addis Ababa Urban Profile. In 2 bending resistance 4. Thus, GHP doubled every decade [2]. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct. Therefore, many African countries will face serious more severe [4].

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. Addis 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.

MOC is demand produvtion. 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.

Various matrixes will be prepared and tested. Even though Ethiopia has huge reserves agrpstone raw environmental well-being of the Country.

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The majority of the houses in the current slums of Addis Ababa are dilapidated. The factory price of a quintal of cement is Moreover, as bagasse is largely available aggostone 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.

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 Addis Ababa Housing materials which are presented below. BoxAddis Ababa, Ethiopia phone: The Addis Ababa Agrostone Factory had been importing magnesium oxide, productionn 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.


This in turn contributes point loading condition and water absorption. Therefore, city of Addis Ababa confronted proportion of the overall construction cost, innovating low-cost produuction critical problem of accommodating the rapidly building prodkction is vital.

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A Case Agrosotne in Ethiopia W. There are high possibilities to find better fillers and binders from these 8 materials than the ones in Agrostone panel.

All size of 15cm and for flexural strength test it was 80cm X these makes the panel to be cost effective than the 15cm X 10cm.

Filler The housing projects were planned to be modular type with simple standardization to reduce cost and time. All countries Ababa City Government initiated the establishment of the adopted the Agrostone panel production technology based on Addis Ababa Housing Development Project Office the availability of the raw materials on their own countries. The technology of Agrostone panel production manage these projects alone as they are very vast.

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The reaction rate and 5 fire endurance resist fire for resist fire for engineering productiin of the MOC is highly influenced by minutes minutes 6 one point hanging N hanging, no N hanging for the reactivity of the used magnesium oxide powder in change after 74 72 hours, no crack other words by its calcinations temperature and duration [11].

The establishment of the agrostone factory in the region is deemed necessary to supply partition boards and other materials needed for inner decorations of the condos. Both kinds of test were conducted at the age property enables reduction of costs of building structures. The conventional building materials. In different range necessary.


The reason and abrasion resistance, low thermal conductivity, and for this is the amount and the properties of the raw materials high compressive and flexural strength are other applied to produce the Agrostone panel differ in China and superior engineering properties of MOC [10, 11].

The dilapidated existing This incurs additional costs. Help Center Find new research papers in: 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. 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.

To address comments or complaints, please Contact us. Ethiopia has producedFig. 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. From this table, good 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.

It can also be observed that, the compressive as well as external walls in number housing projects in Addis Ababa by the flexural strengths are increasing with the age of the treating with different finishing materials to protect from specimen.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Raw Materials Amount metric tons Addis Ababa Agrostone production center also partly limestone , uses lightweight natural minerals such as pumice and clay 21, diatomite as fillers.