Nigeria: Julius Berger to introduce a new technology for road construction

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Construction giant, Julius Berger Nigeria, JBN, is set to introduce a new technology to the construction of roads in the country, which would ground the old asphalt, treat and use it to increase the thickness and height of the asphalt for enduring roads.

The Managing Director of Julius Berger Nigeria, Wolfgang Goetsch said that the company would, with the new technology, construct more lasting and enduring roads with an asphaltic concrete thickness of 12 cm, adding that the old asphalt will be gathered, grounded and treated to make the road thicker and more solid.

Goetsch added that the company has 24 ongoing and newly awarded projects while promising to complete most of its projects on schedule.

About Julius Berger Nigeria Plc

Julius Berger Nigeria Plc (Julius Berger) is a leading construction company offering integrated solutions and related services. Julius Berger specializes in executing complex works that require the highest level of technical expertise and Nigeria-specific knows how.

Since its pioneer project in 1965 – the construction of the Eko Bridge in Lagos – Julius Berger has played a pivotal role in the development of Nigeria’s industrial and civil infrastructure. The company utilizes state-of-the-art construction methods and technologies to ensure that quality and innovation are prioritized for the benefit of clients. Core competencies cover all project phases, including planning, design, engineering, construction, maintenance and operation, for infrastructure, industry and building projects.

Mr Mutiu Sunmonu, Chairman of Julius Berger workers, at the 48th Annual General Meeting, AGM, in Abuja at the weekend, announced that the company generated US $396.3m revenue at the end of the financial year 2017, and is investing in research and development so as to maintain its leadership in the construction sector of the country.