• Short Summary

    IN THE CONGO-KINSHASA, ONE OF THE COMPANIES MAKING AN IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTION TO THE COUNTRY'S HOUSING PROGRAMME IS THE SOCIETE ETERNIT DU CONGO.

  • Description

    IN THE CONGO-KINSHASA, ONE OF THE COMPANIES MAKING AN IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTION TO THE COUNTRY'S HOUSING PROGRAMME IS THE SOCIETE ETERNIT DU CONGO. IT MANUFACTURES PRE-CAST ROOFING SECTION AND SHEETING MADE FROM CONGOLESE CEMENT AND CANADIAN ASBESTOS.

    THE ASBESTOS-CEMENT MIXTURE IS PERFECTLY SUITED TO TROPICAL CLIMATES...IT'S ROT-PROOF, FIRE-PROOF AND PROVIDES SUBSTANTIAL PROTECTION FORM HEAT. SINCE 1947, THE ETERNIT COMPANY HAS PRODUCED MORE THAN 20 MILLION SQUARE METRES (200 MILLION SQUARE FEET) OF THIS ROOFING MATERIAL FOR THE CONGO-KINSHASA.

    PRODUCTION IS BACKED BY THE EXPERIENCE OF THE ETERNIT ORGANISATION IN FIVE CONTINENTS. RECENTLY THE COMPANY WAS AWARDED A CONTRACT BY THE EUROPEAN DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR ROOFING THE NEW TEACHER TRAINING CENTRE AT KIMUENSA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7I06D6DRPRVMZ6MNCETLSW0DT
    Media URN:
    VLVA7I06D6DRPRVMZ6MNCETLSW0DT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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