Lime and Alternative Binders In East Africa
Elijah Agevi, Otto Ruskulis, Theo Schilderman
The demand for permanent housing requires production of binders to be significantly increased. A range of binders, especially lime, lime-pozzolana or special earths, can be more appropriate to certain types of building such as housing. Alternatives such as lime offer tremendous potential in reducing the shortage and cost of building materials although there are production constraints. This book looks at the pros and cons of OPC compared with alternative binders.
|Abbreviations and acrony ms|
|SECTION 1 Production and co2sumptiono f binders in East Africa|
|SECTION 2 Lime production: Case studies|
|Nyalakoti Farming and Lime Works, Tororo, Uganda|
|Experimental lime kiln at Tororo, Uganda|
|Kigezi Twimrlkye Lime, Kisoro, Uganda|
|Equator Lime, Kasese, Uganda|
|Hima Lime Works, Uganda|
|Homa Lime Company, Kenya|
|Kenya Calci~™mro ducts, Tiwi, Kenya|
|Production of lime in Zanzibar|
|Wachumico Co-operative Society, Tanzania|
|Kigamboni Lime Works, Tanzania|
|Amboni, Tanga District, Tanzania|
|Village Lime Kilns: The SIDO experience in Tanzania|
|Kassala area (A1 Gira), Sudan|
|The lime industry in Malawi|
|SECTION 3 Lime-pozzolana|
|HABRI's experience with pozzolanas in Kenya|
|Pozzolanic cements in Uganda|
|Research of the Building Research Unit (BRU), Tanzania|
|SECTION 4 The use of binders in low-income housing|
|SECTION 5 Workshop resolutions and recommendations|
Elijah Agevi Elijah Agevi is CEO at Reseach Triangle Africa, Kenya.
Otto Ruskulis Otto Ruskulis is a consultant researcher.
Theo Schilderman Theo Schilderman is a Senior Researcher at the Building and Social Housing Foundation, UK. He is an architect with over 40 years’ experience of low-cost housing and reconstruction in developing countries.
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