Uganda: LafargeHolcim subsidiary Hima Cement has launched Fundi masonry cement. The company says that the product has a lower carbon footprint than Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC). It is suitable for use in plastering, brick laying and mortar works.
Hima Cement Uganda chief executive officerJean-Michel Pons said, “Fundi is an application-based cement that is formulated with enhanced capabilities for masonry and plaster works. The customer is guaranteed improved workability, affordability and beautiful finishes.” He added, “In addition to addressing the application needs for masonry works, Fundi masonry cement is now the greenest cement on the Ugandan market. Fundi is produced with a reduced carbon footprint, with 54% lower CO2 emissions in comparison to OPC.”