Nigeria: Lafarge Wapco - Trudging On Despite Stifling Challenges

[Vanguard]2012 was particularly not a rosy year for companies in the cement industry, as the year was characterised by heavy down pour, which lasted well into the last quarter of the year. This, according to industry watchers, led to contraction in the level of demand for cement, as the consequent flooding disrupted construction activities by major contractors and private home builders.