Restarting a masonry brickworks in Nigeria
Restarting operation at the Kano Brickworks in Bagauda, Nigeria, following a two-year shut-down since 2008 proved no easy task. Wear of the machines and equipment necessitated extensive repairs. For the production of high-quality clay masonry bricks, investments are required, especially in shaping.
In the hand moulding process, the mud body is struck by hand into wooden or metal moulds and the green bricks are...