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In talks with Michel Zovighian, Managing Director

Sehnaoui Plant Nigeria Ltd will be exhibiting its latest products at The Big 5 Construct Nigeria this September. We spoke to the Managing Director, Michel Zovighian; here's what he told us as he prepares to participate in the largest construction event in Nigeria.

What products will you be showcasing at the event?

We will be exhibiting the following products:
​- Elkon Concrete Batching Plants
​- Putzmeister Concrete Pumps
​- Makkon Cranes Systems
​- Liebherr Tower Cranes
​- Blend Continuous Mixing Plants (Asphalt and Concrete)
​- Miningland Crusher
​- Cadona Block and Interlock Machines

What value do these products bring to the region’s construction industry?

The products are safe, reliable, latest in technology and economically friendly.

Elkon Concrete Batching Plants, with more than 40 years of experience, is not only the biggest
​ concrete batching plants manufacturer in Turkey but also one of the biggest concrete batching
​ plant manufacturer in Europe based on the annual production and sales numbers.
Puztmeister is the global leader in the world of construction and mining since 1958.
​ Puztmeister develops, produces, sells and serves its customers with high quality and high
​ reliability machines for pumping, distributing and placing concrete, mortar and high density
​ solids, and for preparing, temporarily storing, processing and transporting these materials.
Makkon began to manufacture in 2009 with its 20 years experience in crane sector is enhancing
​ with safe steps in the way to be one of the leader firms in the sector with the power and trust
​ that it received from you valuable customers. The company, which is trying to get its place in
​ domestic and foreign markets at the top levels through increasing its facilities in design, project,
​ manufacturing of lifting equipment’s, steel construction, counseling has TSE, CE and ISO
​ 9001:2008 Quality Management Certificate.
Liebherr is the world's largest supplier of tower cranes. The tower cranes range includes
​ machines for all systems and size classes. Liebherr have the perfect solution for every
​ construction task.
Blend Plants is mobile continuous mixing plants for production of concretes, cementitious
​ mixtures and cold asphalt. Innovation is a fundamental feature of its activity: paying
​ attention to all aspects of the construction industry gives us the chance to recognize the
​ problems and needs of our customers and therefore the opportunity to evolve solutions that
​ will have a beneficial impact on their activity. Our task consists of offering plant machinery
​ and tools that will improve the quality, the efficiency, and particularly the profitability of your
​ jobs.
Miningland ​ is fruit of the experience acquired over decades by our technical staff in the study,
​ manufacture, installation and commissioning of facilities for treating of aggregates and
​ minerals. Miningland was founded with the aim of becoming a worldwide reference for its
​ engineering ability, for fully performing projects and for providing the best technical solutions.
​ Our commitments are to quality, efficiency, service, safety of persons, and respect for the
​ environment. We believe that we can make great progress in all these areas without losing
​ profitability.
Cadonà founded in 1946 by Silvio Cadonà, focusing ever since on the production of block making
​ machines. In time our portfolio of machines has widened and now we can offer a full range of
​ small to medium machines to meet all production necessities plus provide versatility of project
​ in order to meet specific production needs.
​ For over 50 years we have been successfully exporting worldwide, especially thanks to our basic
​ principle: to produce sturdy and reliable machines, simple and no-nonsense, built to last, easy to
​ service and fitted to perform efficiently everywhere.
​ This is now the third generation of Cadonà: as time goes by we keep pace with our clients' needs
​ and kindle our pride for quality products. Cadonà: since 1946 we endorse with our name the
​ quality of our machines.

On that, can you share your outlook on the Nigerian construction industry:
​Why is it important for you to do business in the region?

We are based in Nigeria since 2013 and we are committed to the country and the
​ people for the long term.

Is there something you are really looking forward to in the pipeline?

Introducing new construction techniques that are durable, more efficient, and environmentally
​ friendly being a worldwide trend.

About Sehnaoui Plant Nigeria Ltd -

A valued player in the construction trading industry, SP Middle East & Africa (SP) built its competencies and brand name for the past twenty-five years. Founded in 1994 it acquired in 1998 a 40-year-old company SYRUN in Syria. In 2000, SP was restructured to transform its Lebanese operation into a regional center enabling it to springboard into the international market through a series of regional ventures.

The company’s expansion began in Iraq in 2000, Nigeria in 2001, and Qatar in 2003 through a joint venture with the Al Sraiya Holding. 2006 saw entries to the UAE and Omani markets and a strategic joint venture between SP and IMER International, an Italian manufacturer of concrete plants and truck mixers. That prompted SP entry to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 2009. In 2011, the various subsidiaries and ventures were consolidated under one umbrella.

In 2012, SP began a major overhaul effort to endure the continued economic crisis in the construction industry and developed capabilities to adapt to rapid changing market dynamics. In June 2014 the dramatic oil price decline dipped most parts of the world in a severe crisis, which commended a repositioning along a redistribution of its human resources and assets.

This strategic effort focused on promoting a new corporate culture, empowering our teams with a strong talent management program, and further professionalizing our business development. SP has also reworked its supply chain to provide reliable and cost effective market solutions to allow our clients reap the benefit of a lower total-cost-of-ownership.

Further, SP developed solutions to meet increasing regulatory demands for green building construction and higher specifications. Finally, SP portfolio evolved to serve multi-tier market requirements in concrete ready mix, precast, aggregate washing, concrete recycling, crushing, road construction, and sub-infrastructure work.

Meet with Sehnaoui Plant Nigeria Ltd at The Big 5 Construct Nigeria - Location: Hall No. 1 Stand 1D18

About The Big 5 Construct Nigeria
About The Big 5 Construct Nigeria

8-10 June 2021 - Landmark Centre, Lagos

The Big 5 Construct Nigeria introduces the international construction brand “The Big 5” to Nigeria’s largest city: Lagos.

New development plans are creating huge demand for international suppliers to bring their products and technologies to Nigeria. Organised by dmg events, The Big 5 Construct Nigeria responds to such demand. Gathering exhibitors from around the globe, it displays hundreds of construction products and innovative solutions.

Alongside the international and domestic exhibitors, the event offers free-to-attend CPD workshops and seminars to update attendees on the latest industry innovations, best practices and practical ideas.

Other features include specialized zones that enable visitors to rapidly find the products they are looking for, live demonstrations and plenty of opportunities to network with industry peers.

About dmg events

dmg events is a leading organiser of face-to-face events and a publisher of trade magazines. We aim to keep businesses informed and connect them with relevant communities to create vibrant marketplaces and to accelerate their business through face-to-face events. 

dmg events organises more than 80 events across 25 countries, attracting over 425,000 attendees and delegates every year. The company’s portfolio of products includes many industry-leading events in the energy, construction, hospitality & design, coatings and transportation sectors. ADIPEC, The Big 5, Gastech, EGYPS, The Hotel Show and INDEX are the company’s flagship events. For more information visit