Econo Cement has taken the fight to the national regulator for compulsory specifications and accuses it of having an ulterior motive after the watchdog withdrew a letter of authority for one of its most widely used products.

A dispute between the company and the watchdog erupted in July last year when it conducted tests of Econo’s product — CEM V/A S-V 32.5 N, the most commonly used cement in SA — and found it was not compliant with safety regulations. ..

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