How To Start A Concrete Block Industry In Ghana

Are you thinking of starting your own concrete block industry here in Ghana?

If yes We want you to consider setting up a cement block molding industry as a viable business.

The increasing need to build new residential houses, offices, churches, mosques, shop, schools, etc to accommodate the needs of Ghanaians, these has made the cement moldling business a very lucrative business in the country. 15 bags of cements can yield about 500 bags of cements blocks with these you could make 60%-65% Gain.

Starting a block is not difficult to start. it depends on the scale you want to operate.

Here are some few tips needed:

Acquire A Land For Your Concrete Block
Industry

These business requires that you have a large space not
only for production and drying your blocks but also for
storing cements, your location should be in a developing
areas where buildings are going on.

You will need a shed
where you will have your equipment’s, it should be with a
roof over it without a wall.

Equipment

Here are some machines and equipment’s needed to start a
block industry:

Vibrating Block molding Machine (molds cement faster)

Cement Block Carrier: (Needed for proper cement, sand and
water mixture)

Shovels

Head pans

Supply truck to deliver blocks to customers in building
sites.

Supply Power Generator, diesel generator is ideal for you
block making process

Materials Needed For Concrete Block
Industry

Frequent water supply: water is very important in blocking
making process, without block you can’t make blocks.
therefore to succeed in your cement block industry you
need constant water.

Cement: Get sources of cheap supply of cement, cement is
number one this business, you will also need a place to
store your cements it must be dry and well covered to avoid
rain and sun, and not all types of cement are good for
commercial block production, you need the type that dries
quickly such as Elephant Cements.

Sand: To start a business, find out places where you can
get cheap sand, sand is also very important in this
business, there are three kinds of sand needed: Sharp
sand,

Hire Experience Workers
Run your block business effectively you need experience
people who have experience in this business.

Below are the category of workers you need to start this
business:

You will need a blocking molding

Machine operator

Those who can mix cement, sand and water properly.

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