Tembo SupaSet cement used in construction of Wanging’ombe District Hospital

Construction of district hospital

LafargeHolcim Tanzania is supplying Tembo cement for the construction of a new hospital. The Wanging’ombe District Hospital is currently being built under the supervision of the district engineer. Tembo SupaSet is being used to construct the foundations of the new healthcare facility.

The Wanging’ombe District Hospital is located in Wanging’ombe – one of six districts in the Njombe region. Wanging’ombe is located 130 km east of Mbeya, where the headquarters of Tembo cement is located. Around 90 percent of the entire Njombe region is rural, which means that this district hospital will provide healthcare for Tanzanian residents from a wide area.

Local contractors, architects and engineers are also involved in the construction of the district hospital. This project has created numerous employment opportunities for the residents in the surrounding areas. Hospitals such as this one are vital for the health and treatment of patients in remote areas of Tanzania.

Tembo SupaSet is a class 42.5N Portland pozzolana cement that has been developed to suit mass-concrete projects. It is a strong and durable building material that is perfect for foundations that need to bear weight for heavy structures.

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LafargeHolcim is a leading building materials and solutions company that has been operating in international markets for decades. We produce cement and aggregates for construction projects, ranging from small affordable housing developments to large-scale infrastructure projects such as high-rise buildings, dams and bridges. 

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LafargeHolcim Tanzania has been supplying the country and neighbouring countries with our world-class Tembo cement brand for over 30 years. Our head office and fully-integrated plant are located in Mbeya, Southwest Tanzania.

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At LafargeHolcim Tanzania, we believe customers come first. We listen to your specific requirements to supply and develop the best solutions for your needs. As the new leader in building materials, you can also rely on our cutting-edge research and development capabilities that have resulted in the finest materials for your construction projects, whether large or small.

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How to prevent salt damage to your concrete structures

How to prevent salt damage to your concrete structures

Salt is a natural mineral that can sometimes end up in your concrete mixture. It can either be present in the sand and aggregate or it can end up in the concrete if you are building in a seaside environment. It appears as white streaks or powdery crystals on the surface of cured concrete.

The effects of salt can damage concrete if left untreated, especially large areas of walls and floor. The problem is worse near the sea where salt in the wave spray and in the air can affect concrete structures. Constant exposure to salt can cause problems for concrete structures.

How does salt damage concrete structures?

Concrete is an alkaline material. Any exposure to mildly acidic substances or those containing chlorides could break the bonds between the cement and aggregates. Salt is sodium chloride, so it can weaken concrete and make it brittle in a few ways:

  • Salt can lower the pH of concrete. This makes the pores in the surface bigger which can allow more moisture, water and other chemicals seep into the concrete.
  • Salt is hygroscopic which means that it attracts and absorbs water. It can retain water in concrete which leads to damage, rot and increased pressure inside the structure.
  • Salt speeds up the carbonation process. Under ideal conditions, contractors want the carbonation process to be slow so that the concrete can cure properly.
  • Salt introduces chlorides to the concrete. These chlorides seem up concrete corrosion and make the structure brittle.

How to treat salt damage in concrete

The first sign of salt in concrete will be white streaks or a white powder on the surface of the structure. To treat salt and prevent further damage, rinse the surface of the concrete with clean water. Scrub the salt away with a brush, leaving no white substance behind.

Next, apply a good sealer to the surface of the concrete to prevent salty moisture from entering the concrete. Sealers help to keep water and moisture out of the concrete pores. Ideally, you will want to use a sodium or lithium silicate densifier sealer as these chemically react with salt in the concrete to permanently protect the structure.

If you cannot get a proper concrete sealant, then apply a protective coating to the surface of the concrete. This could be a layer of plaster or a few coats of paint – ideally, both will help to form a protective coating that will prevent salty moisture from penetrating the surface of the concrete structure.

The best way to prevent salt damage, however, is to ensure that you use clean water when mixing the concrete and use sand from a freshwater river bed. Then, apply a sealer or protective coating as soon as the concrete has cured. Prevention is the best cure, so look after you concrete structures from the outset – especially in coastal environments.

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LafargeHolcim is a leading building materials and solutions company that has been operating in international markets for decades. We produce cement and aggregates for construction projects, ranging from small affordable housing developments to large-scale infrastructure projects such as high-rise buildings, dams and bridges. 

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LafargeHolcim Tanzania has been supplying the country and neighbouring countries with our world-class Tembo cement brand for over 30 years. Our head office and fully-integrated plant are located in Mbeya, Southwest Tanzania.

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At LafargeHolcim Tanzania, we believe customers come first. We listen to your specific requirements to supply and develop the best solutions for your needs. As the new leader in building materials, you can also rely on our cutting-edge research and development capabilities that have resulted in the finest materials for your construction projects, whether large or small.

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Tembo cement: building a range of structures

Tembo cement used to build a range of structures

No matter what construction project you are working on, big or small, high-quality cement is necessary for perfect execution. LafargeHolcim Tanzania manufactures Tembo cement at its headquarters in Mbeya. These varied cement products allow architects, engineers and contractors to build a range of structures.

Building projects are usually complex tasks that require major investment. Using high-quality cement that is tried and tested will protect this investment and ensure that it is completed successfully. LafargeHolcim Tanzania is able to deliver world-class cement solutions along with three decades of expertise in the construction sector.

As the most advanced organisation in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Tanzania is a reliable partner for your infrastructure projects from the design phase onwards. We manufacture five types of cement under the Tembo brand. Each of these cement products has unique specifications and qualities that suit various construction applications. 

LafargeHolcim Tanzania also offers a range of value-added services, from cement storage to bulk delivery. We also offer training programmes and technical assistance to ensure that the Tanzanian construction sector operates at global standards and that the best local talent finds employment opportunities in the industry. Speak to us to find out which cement will best suit your needs and budget.

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LafargeHolcim is a leading building materials and solutions company that has been operating in international markets for decades. We produce cement and aggregates for construction projects, ranging from small affordable housing developments to large-scale infrastructure projects such as high-rise buildings, dams and bridges. 

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LafargeHolcim Tanzania has been supplying the country and neighbouring countries with our world-class Tembo cement brand for over 30 years. Our head office and fully-integrated plant are located in Mbeya, Southwest Tanzania.

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At LafargeHolcim Tanzania, we believe customers come first. We listen to your specific requirements to supply and develop the best solutions for your needs. As the new leader in building materials, you can also rely on our cutting-edge research and development capabilities that have resulted in the finest materials for your construction projects, whether large or small.

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Building Materials Centre to prepare students for future changes

Building Materials Centre to prepare students for future changes

The world is changing rapidly. Africa and Tanzania are experiencing rapid urbanisation which is placing additional pressure on strategic resources, such as water, energy and raw materials. This is a busy time for contractors and building materials suppliers that work to meet the demands of society by upgrading and building new facilities.

As urban centres grow and spread out, the need for more water supplies, electricity, sewage treatment centres and housing increases. It is opening up new job opportunities and LafargeHolcim Tanzania aims to train local citizens to become employable assets in the construction industry.

We recruit, train, develop and retain the best local talent at our Building materials Centre in Dar es Salaam. This allows Tanzania to face the challenges and embrace the opportunities that the future of urbanisation brings. Rapid change requires rapid solutions and LafargeHolcim Tanzania is working to solve this.

We prepare eager postgraduates, engineers, contractors and stakeholders in the building sector for the future while delivering value to our customers and society at large. The Building Materials Centre gives Tanzanians the opportunity to advance their knowledge and skills about construction. We host knowledge-sharing sessions where experts share valuable insights into their industry and careers.

LafargeHolcim Tanzania has also paid two visits to two local universities this year – Ardhi University and the University of Dar es Salaam, alongside a guest expert who shares their experiences with the students. A range of topics are discussed during these university visits and the team educates the students about the range of Tembo cement products available. This prepares students for the industry and for the future of construction.

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LafargeHolcim is a leading building materials and solutions company that has been operating in international markets for decades. We produce cement and aggregates for construction projects, ranging from small affordable housing developments to large-scale infrastructure projects such as high-rise buildings, dams and bridges. 

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LafargeHolcim Tanzania has been supplying the country and neighbouring countries with our world-class Tembo cement brand for over 30 years. Our head office and fully-integrated plant are located in Mbeya, Southwest Tanzania.

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At LafargeHolcim Tanzania, we believe customers come first. We listen to your specific requirements to supply and develop the best solutions for your needs. As the new leader in building materials, you can also rely on our cutting-edge research and development capabilities that have resulted in the finest materials for your construction projects, whether large or small.

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Applications of dry pack mortar

dry pack mortar on warehouse floor

Dry pack mortar is simply a mixture of cement, sand and water. Contractors often use special masonry cement to create dry pack mortar, such as LafargeHolcim Tanzania’s TemboFundi cement. The mixture is sometimes referred to as floor mud and it is used to create a bed of mortar for tile and brick placement. 

Other uses of dry pack mortar include shower installations and as a material for minor concrete repairs. This mixture is dry and sandy, hence its name. To make dry pack mortar, mix one part of masonry cement with four parts of sand and just enough water to produce a mortar that sticks together when moulded in the hand. If the mortar crumbles, there is not enough water; if it slumps, there is too much water.

Where to use dry pack mortar

This mixture has a variety of residential and commercial uses, as outlined below:

  • Used to prepare mortar beds
  • Used to level concrete surfaces
  • Used for floating shower bases and floors
  • Used to fill holes in concrete floors and walls

When using dry pack mortar to fill holes in concrete surfaces, it should be placed in layers of 1cm thickness and then compacted into the hole with a pole or a hammer. It is recommended to use a metal pole rather than a wooden one. Metal is better at compacting the mortar and will ensure a better bond with the underlying concrete surface.

Dry pack mortar offers numerous advantages. It can be used in dry and wet environments, inside or outside. It is also easy to mix, tamp, compact and slope, which makes repair jobs easy and efficient. Consider using dry pack mortar to make your net construction project a breeze.

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LafargeHolcim is a leading building materials and solutions company that has been operating in international markets for decades. We produce cement and aggregates for construction projects, ranging from small affordable housing developments to large-scale infrastructure projects such as high-rise buildings, dams and bridges. 

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LafargeHolcim Tanzania has been supplying the country and neighbouring countries with our world-class Tembo cement brand for over 30 years. Our head office and fully-integrated plant are located in Mbeya, Southwest Tanzania.

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At LafargeHolcim Tanzania, we believe customers come first. We listen to your specific requirements to supply and develop the best solutions for your needs. As the new leader in building materials, you can also rely on our cutting-edge research and development capabilities that have resulted in the finest materials for your construction projects, whether large or small.

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LafargeHolcim Group launches ‘Plants for Tomorrow’

LafargeHolcim Group launches Plants for Tomorrow

The global LafargeHolcim Group is on a mission to upgrade all of its cement manufacturing facilities around the world. This drive, called ‘Plants for Tomorrow’, will see over 270 integrated cement plants and grinding mills being upgraded with the latest artificial intelligence and automation technology.

Cement manufacturing facilities, like LafargeHolcim Tanzania’s Tembo cement plant in Mbeya, will get an overhaul of the entire production line. ‘Plants for Tomorrow’ is a four-year initiative that will take LafargeHolcim subsidiaries into the future of cement and building materials.

The upgrades to the cement plants will improve operational efficiency, meaning that these facilities will be able to produce more cement at the end of the initiative. Currently the LafargeHolcim Group is testing the upgrades on 30 pilot projects around the world, where it will iron out any issues before proceeding with a full-scale rollout.

Transforming the cement industry through technology

“Transforming the way we produce cement is one of the focus areas of our digitalisation strategy and the ‘Plants of Tomorrow’ initiative will turn Industry 4.0 into reality at our plants,” says LafargeHolcim global head of cement manufacturing Solomon Baumgartner.

“These innovative solutions make cement production safer, more efficient and environmentally-fit. We are moving to fully data-driven operations in order to support further profitable growth as part of our Strategy 2022 – ‘Building for Growth’,” he explains.

Some of the new technologies to be installed at cement plants

A number of new technologies will be installed at cement manufacturing facilities, such as predictive operations systems that will be able to detect any problems with the production process and implement solutions instantly. This will help to reduce maintenance costs and minimise any downtime of the facilities due to breakdowns. 

The technology will also help to further reduce energy consumption at these facilities. Production lines will become more automated to reduce risks for employees in high-exposure areas of the facilities. 

LafargeHolcim is also planning on using drones to inspect chimney stacks and inaccessible regions of the cement plants. This will allow more frequent inspections to take place while also reducing costs and improving safety standards.

The group is connecting cement plants to a central network

The LafargeHolcim Group is in the process of link all of its global cement manufacturing facilities to a centralised network, dubbed the ‘Technical Information System’. Over 80% of these facilities have already been linked to this system that is able to track performance and allocate resources where necessary.

The Technical Information System also provides specific data at plant, country, region and global levels. This has allowed LafargeHolcim to start building a valuable bank of historical data that can be used to improve efficiency and performance in the future. Since the launch of the Technical Information System in 2006, it has saved LafargeHolcim 184.7-billion TZS in maintenance costs and added around 3-million tonnes of cement through efficient operations.

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LafargeHolcim is a leading building materials and solutions company that has been operating in international markets for decades. We produce cement and aggregates for construction projects, ranging from small affordable housing developments to large-scale infrastructure projects such as high-rise buildings, dams and bridges. 

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LafargeHolcim Tanzania has been supplying the country and neighbouring countries with our world-class Tembo cement brand for over 30 years. Our head office and fully-integrated plant are located in Mbeya, Southwest Tanzania.

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At LafargeHolcim Tanzania, we believe customers come first. We listen to your specific requirements to supply and develop the best solutions for your needs. As the new leader in building materials, you can also rely on our cutting-edge research and development capabilities that have resulted in the finest materials for your construction projects, whether large or small.

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Concrete for roads and driveways

Concrete can be used to build roads

Concrete is becoming a more popular choice for civil engineers and road builders. Previously, asphalt was the favoured material for building roads but concrete has some unique qualities and benefits that make it a good choice. The three main benefits of using concrete to build roads and driveways are its strength, durability and sustainability.

Another major reason why concrete is becoming a popular road material is its cost-effectiveness over the long-term. Concrete roads will cost a similar price to tar roads, but they will need less maintenance and are less susceptible to potholes over a long period of time. Concrete is a good investment for roads, driveways and parking lots. 

Benefits of concrete for roads and driveways

1. Strength

On average, a road will last between 20 and 25 years before it needs to be completely resurfaced. Roads often need major repairs within the first seven years of their life. Concrete, on the other hand, is a much stronger building material. Concrete roads can last up to 50 years before needing major repairs.

This is due to the strength of concrete. These roads often outlast their initial lifespan. Concrete is designed to last long and withstand lots of wear and tear. This is important for road that need to support heavy vehicles and the friction of rubber tyres.

2. Durability

This brings us to our next point; concrete is durable enough to withstand years of punishment from daily traffic. It is a highly durable material that does not crack or crumble under the weight of vehicles. Concrete can also withstand rain and hot weather, which means fewer potholes.

Concrete has the ability to spread the weight of traffic evenly, which minimises the pressure on the internal structures of the road. Normal roads cannot do this as easily, which is why they are less durable and more susceptible to cracks and potholes. This leads to earlier repair and maintenance needs for normal roads.

3. Sustainability

Concrete is highly sustainable and 100% recyclable. Old concrete structures can be broken down into rubble, which is then reused on new building sites. Concrete is the most widely-recycled construction material. It is also environmentally-friendly, for a number of reasons.

Concrete roads have a light grey colour which is highly reflective. Unlike black road surfaces, concrete roads reflect the sun’s radiation which helps to cool the surface temperature of the road. This is better for vehicle tyres and surrounding buildings – it helps to keep cities and towns cool. Concrete is also manufactured from recyclable natural materials, such as fly ash from coal-fired power stations.

4. Affordability

Concrete is an affordable building material – that is why it is so popular. During its lifetime, a concrete road will cost the government and taxpayer less to maintain and use.

These reasons highlight why concrete is a better building material for roads and pavements. Concrete is relatively inexpensive, but it offers far more advantages over its lifetime. It is strong, durable, sustainable and affordable – ideal for any construction project, including roads.

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LafargeHolcim is a leading building materials and solutions company that has been operating in international markets for decades. We produce cement and aggregates for construction projects, ranging from small affordable housing developments to large-scale infrastructure projects such as high-rise buildings, dams and bridges. 

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LafargeHolcim Tanzania has been supplying the country and neighbouring countries with our world-class Tembo cement brand for over 30 years. Our head office and fully-integrated plant are located in Mbeya, Southwest Tanzania.

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At LafargeHolcim Tanzania, we believe customers come first. We listen to your specific requirements to supply and develop the best solutions for your needs. As the new leader in building materials, you can also rely on our cutting-edge research and development capabilities that have resulted in the finest materials for your construction projects, whether large or small.

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LafargeHolcim Tanzania staff interview with Ryoba Nyamhanga

Ryoba Nyamhanga staff member at LafargeHolcim Tanzania

LafargeHolcim Tanzania strives to empower local citizens. The company provides employment opportunities and training programmes that further the knowledge and skills of local citizens.

One of our valued employees, Ryoba Nyamhanga, has worked at LafargeHolcim Tanzania as a laboratory coordinator for over 10 years. He says that he is proud to work for the company. “Firstly, at LafargeHolcim Tanzania, I have been developed by attending different workshops and [by meeting] with different people from sister companies,” he says.

Ryoba also emphasised the fact that health and safety is a priority at the company, as well as the good qualities instilled in employees. “We are being taught to be honest and adhere to strong moral principles – it is better to be honest than to delude others,” says Ryoba.

He is proud of the cement products produced at the company. “People should buy Tembo cement because of its consistency, quality, workability, resistance to seawater and also it is suitable for all general cement applications,” says Ryoba. Watch what else he has to say about LafargeHolcim Tanzania:

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LafargeHolcim is a leading building materials and solutions company that has been operating in international markets for decades. We produce cement and aggregates for construction projects, ranging from small affordable housing developments to large-scale infrastructure projects such as high-rise buildings, dams and bridges. 

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LafargeHolcim Tanzania has been supplying the country and neighbouring countries with our world-class Tembo cement brand for over 30 years. Our head office and fully-integrated plant are located in Mbeya, Southwest Tanzania.

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At LafargeHolcim Tanzania, we believe customers come first. We listen to your specific requirements to supply and develop the best solutions for your needs. As the new leader in building materials, you can also rely on our cutting-edge research and development capabilities that have resulted in the finest materials for your construction projects, whether large or small.

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LafargeHolcim Tanzania staff interview with Frank Mwalukuta

Frank Mwalukuta staff member at LafargeHolcim Tanzania

LafargeHolcim Tanzania is proud to empower local talent and provide job opportunities. One of our valued employees, Frank Malukuta shares his thoughts and feelings about LafargeHolcim Tanzania.

Frank joined the sales department as a marketing officer in 2016. “I feel very proud of having worked at LafargeHolcim Tanzania,” he says. Frank makes note of the emphasis placed on health and safety at the company. 

He also likes the integrity and the leadership at the company. “At LafargeHolcim Tanzania, we have a leadership that has no layers of religion, ethnicity or race; we are equal as a family,” he says.

Frank states that people should choose to use Tembo cement for their building projects. “[Choose Tembo cement] because of its strength and quality. It has been verified by the Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) and the International Standards Organisation (ISO),” he explains.

Watch what else Frank has to say about his experience working at LafargeHolcim Tanzania:

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LafargeHolcim is a leading building materials and solutions company that has been operating in international markets for decades. We produce cement and aggregates for construction projects, ranging from small affordable housing developments to large-scale infrastructure projects such as high-rise buildings, dams and bridges. 

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LafargeHolcim Tanzania has been supplying the country and neighbouring countries with our world-class Tembo cement brand for over 30 years. Our head office and fully-integrated plant are located in Mbeya, Southwest Tanzania.

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At LafargeHolcim Tanzania, we believe customers come first. We listen to your specific requirements to supply and develop the best solutions for your needs. As the new leader in building materials, you can also rely on our cutting-edge research and development capabilities that have resulted in the finest materials for your construction projects, whether large or small.

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How to judge your cement supplier’s performance

How to judge your cement supplier's performance

A supplier plays an important role in the success of your business. If they deliver their cement or services on time, it will help you stay on schedule with your own work. Whether your suppliers provide materials, labour, tools or services, their performance can heavily impact your own processes and deliverables.

Choosing the right supplier is an important decision to make, especially when it comes to cement and construction materials. Their abilities, quality of products and professional conduct can make or break your construction project. But how do you know whether your cement supplier is performing well? You need to be able to objectively evaluate their performance constantly.

This evaluation will help you to hold your cement suppliers to a high standard and ensure that you get the best service and support from them. Having clear lines of communication between your business and the supplier is essential for a successful partnership. 

By having a formalised system in place to evaluate supplier performance, you will be able to reduce risks, save money and increase efficiency. Here are some steps to take that will allow you to judge your supplier’s performance:

1) Establish your evaluation criteria

It is important to decide what characteristics you value in a supplier. These will form the basis of your evaluation criteria and help you to maintain a professional relationship with your supplier. Make them known to the supplier so that they can also work towards a successful partnership.

Your company’s needs and processes will form the basic outline for these characteristics, which may include the following:

  • Punctuality – Does your supplier deliver on time, every time? Even when factors beyond their control delay the delivery process, a good supplier will always communicate these delays and do their utmost to ensure that your project is not affected too badly. If your cement supplier is always late and offers no explanation, then your business will suffer.
  • Accuracy – Does your supplier provide the correct products or services with very few mistakes? Are there any flaws in their products that will affect the quality of your project? Your success often rests on the supplier’s accuracy, so keep this characteristic in mind.
  • Responsiveness – Does your supplier respond to your requests or concerns quickly? When you place an order or have a question to ask, are the lines of communication direct and easy to manage? Suppliers that are responsive will save you time, money and stress.
  • Flexibility – Delays can happen on your end, too. Does your supplier accommodate delays and adjust their schedule to fit yours? If your supplier is happy to push the date of delivery back by a few days, then they will be able to meet your needs and keep the partnership strong.
  • Quality control – Does your cement supplier evaluate the quality of their own products and consistently provide you with the best materials on the market? Do they take pride in their services? Are they offering good value for money? Quality does not only come from the actual cement supplied but also the value-added services offered by the supplier.

2) Categorise suppliers for evaluation

Once you have established your evaluation criteria, start to categorise your various suppliers depending on the importance of their performance to your project success. Some suppliers provide vital products, such as cement, that directly influence the project quality and schedule. Other suppliers provide less critical services.

By categorising your suppliers into primary and secondary lists, it will help you to determine the importance of their performance for your project success. It will also allow you to devote more time and energy to the evaluation of primary suppliers’ performance.

3) Choose employees to run the evaluation process

If you are unable to do the evaluation yourself, then make sure you select the right employees to do it for you. Those who work closest with the supplier should complete the performance evaluation. While many employees may not be able to see the full picture, it is important to choose someone that works with the materials or directly with the supplier themselves. This will lead to an accurate performance judgement.

4) Create a method for evaluation

Next, you will need to create a method for judging the performance of your suppliers. These techniques could include evaluation forms, surveys, data capturing and computer programmes. You could conduct a survey with your employees to rate the performance of the supplier, or you could create evaluation forms that objectively determine the performance based on key criteria.

Keep a list of any mistakes that the supplier makes, including miscommunication and delayed deliveries. Include on the list any product defects, poor quality materials or inefficient service. These will help you to create your method of evaluation and get a full understanding of the supplier’s performance.

5) Continue the partnership or terminate their services

Now you should be able to decide whether you are happy with the supplier’s performance or whether you think it best to use another business. If there are too many red flags, it is best for your project and employees to terminate the services of the supplier. However, if you are happy with their performance, it always helps to show appreciation and build on a good relationship.

It is always good to hold your suppliers to a high standard. This will be mutually beneficial to your project and their business. Try to help suppliers improve their services where they can by giving them feedback from your evaluation. These reports will give them the opportunity to improve their offerings and correct and issues.

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LafargeHolcim is a leading building materials and solutions company that has been operating in international markets for decades. We produce cement and aggregates for construction projects, ranging from small affordable housing developments to large-scale infrastructure projects such as high-rise buildings, dams and bridges. 

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LafargeHolcim Tanzania has been supplying the country and neighbouring countries with our world-class Tembo cement brand for over 30 years. Our head office and fully-integrated plant are located in Mbeya, Southwest Tanzania.

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At LafargeHolcim Tanzania, we believe customers come first. We listen to your specific requirements to supply and develop the best solutions for your needs. As the new leader in building materials, you can also rely on our cutting-edge research and development capabilities that have resulted in the finest materials for your construction projects, whether large or small.

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