Lafarge proactively communicates with its stakeholders on a number of developments,
especially innovative products and sustainability efforts.
Project CO2MENT Rolls On in Spite of 2020’s Challenges
JANUARY 20, 2021 - CALGARY, Alberta - Lafarge Canada Inc. (Lafarge), Svante Inc. (Svante), and Total S.A. (Total) have reached a major milestone of Project CO2MENT, a first of its kind partnership to capture industrial levels of CO2 emissions from a cement plant. The multi-phase project celebrates the completion of Phase II, construction to have the technology to capture and filter the CO2 from the flue gas. This is a crucial component to achieve the next stage of capturing CO2 flow at the Lafarge Richmond Cement facility in British Columbia.
LafargeHolcim to acquire Firestone Building Products from Bridgestone Americas
JANUARY 7, 2021 - ZUG, SWITZERLAND: LafargeHolcim has signed an agreement to acquire Firestone Building Products (FSBP), a leader in commercial roofing and building envelope solutions based in the United States (US), with 2020 (est.) net sales of USD 1.8 billion and EBITDA of USD 270 million. This acquisition is a milestone in LafargeHolcim’s transformation to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions.
DECEMBER 14, 2020 - VANCOUVER, BC: As an early signatory of the Builders Code, Lafarge is thrilled to announce our win for Workplace Culture Champion (Large-Sized Employer) by the British Columbia Builders Code. We've been acknowledged for ongoing efforts in our operations to implement, maintain, and grow an environment that emphasizes both culture and values.
DECEMBER 2020: Lafarge Canada teammates Arun Wadhawa, Jeevan Wadhawa, and Holly Shurey have been recognized by Rock to Road Magazine in their annual Top 10 Under 40 feature highlighting industry leaders in aggregates and roadbuilding.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 6, 2020 - Following its rollout in Europe and the US, Lafarge Canada introduces ECOPact, the industry's broadest range of green concrete, delivering high-performing, sustainable and circular benefits with the opportunity to reuse materials in construction. This introduction is an essential component of the company's strategy to advance the transition towards low-carbon and circular construction.
Lafarge Canada Inc. announces the acquisition of the business of Mixcor Aggregates Inc.
Calgary, AB: As part of their continued commitment to growing the Canadian economy, Lafarge Canada Inc. ("Lafarge") is proud to announce the acquisition of the assets of Mixcor Aggregates Inc. ("Mixcor") based in Alberta. Twenty-six sites and 50 employees will join the Lafarge team, paving the way for green construction solutions.
Rio Tinto, Geocycle Canada and Lafarge Canada partner for circular economy project
16 October 2020, BATH, ON: Rio Tinto, Geocycle Canada and leading construction materials company Lafarge Canada are working together to reuse waste from the aluminium smelting process to make cement. In this circular economy initiative, the trio will reduce the need to extract other raw materials and create value from waste.
Lafarge Canada launches RAP pilot project - finding ways to build cities with reduced GHG emissions
OCTOBER 2020, VANCOUVER, BC: Lafarge Canada is pleased to announce a new pilot project in collaboration with the City of Richmond to replace virgin aggregates with a recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) mix. One of several circular initiatives, the process of replacing virgin aggregates with recycled asphalt pavement significantly diminishes the depletion of natural resources and reduces carbon emissions while diverting truckloads of asphalt from landfills.
Technical expertise with performance ensure on-time completion for wastewater treatment plant
SEPTEMBER 2020, VANCOUVER, BC: The North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant (NSWWTP) is a new facility that will offer environmental benefits and additional community amenities in addition to its sewage treatment function. With challenging conditions, including a location that had limited access with accelerated pour schedules, the Lafarge team was the ideal option to provide both performance and materials supply.
LafargeHolcim Signs Net Zero Pledge with Science-Based Targets
SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 - ZURICH: LafargeHolcim becomes the first global building materials company to sign the “Business Ambition for 1.5°C” pledge with intermediate targets approved by the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) in alignment with net zero pathway, releases 2030 targets accelerate reduction in CO2 intensity to exceed 20%, and announces partnership signed with SBTi to support development of 1.5°C cement roadmap
Lafarge Canada collaborates with Ahousaht First Nation
SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 - FLORES ISLAND, BC: Leveraging our own maritime distribution network and extensive presence throughout BC, our Lafarge Canada Hub City Paving team was uniquely placed to support the development of road infrastructure for Ahousaht Nation in Maaqtusiis, Flores Island BC.
Lafarge Canada awarded final phase of the $198m Highway 1 Lower Lynn Improvement Project
AUGUST 11, 2020 - VANCOUVER, BC: Lafarge Infrastructure has been awarded the Main Street/Dollarton Highway Interchange contract, the final phase of the $198m Highway 1 Lower Lynn Improvement Project in Metro Vancouver.
Lafarge is Canada's largest provider of sustainable construction materials and a member of the global group, LafargeHolcim. With 6,000 employees and 350 sites across Canada, our mission is to provide construction solutions that build better cities and communities. The cities where Canadians live, work, and raise their families along with the community’s infrastructure benefit from the solutions provided by Lafarge consisting of aggregates, asphalt and paving, cement, precast concrete, ready-mix concrete and road construction.