Lafarge proactively communicates with its stakeholders on a number of developments,
especially innovative products and sustainability efforts.
Lafarge Canada offers a recycled solution for new roadworks
May 10, 2021 - Langley, BC – Asphalt is widely recognized as one of the most recyclable construction materials in use on the planet today - and it’s another opportunity for both cities and suppliers to work together to find sustainable solutions. With a recent multi-million dollar upgrade at their Port Kells asphalt plant, the Lafarge Canada team has expanded their service offering to include reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) as a high quality solution for local community construction.
Building for People and the Planet: Lafarge Eastern Canada brings wellness to the forefront, supporting employees’ health and wellbeing
Mississauga, May 7, 2021—In light of Mental Health Awareness Week, Lafarge Eastern Canada is pleased to highlight and celebrate the recent implementation of Wellness@Lafarge—a program designed to support employees’ overall health and wellbeing at work and in their everyday lives.
Béton Mobile du Québec joins Lafarge Canada, bringing innovative solutions to the mix
MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 3, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - Lafarge Canada Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of new members to its Ready-Mix division through the acquisition of Béton Mobile du Québec (BMQ)—Canada's most innovative volumetric delivery concrete company.
Lafarge tracks sustainability success and savings at Winnipeg Cement Terminal
April 28, 2021 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Lafarge Canada keeps sustainability at the forefront of all its operations, across Canada, and the Winnipeg Cement Terminal is the next one on the list to reap the benefits of the company’s ongoing energy efficiency reviews.
Vancouver concrete EPDs help Lafarge Canada measure sustainability
April 20, 2021 - Vancouver, BC – Vancouver’s building landscape is about to get a lot greener. As Lafarge Canada releases new Environmental Product Declarations for their ECOPact concrete, the company’s low-carbon concrete, BC builders now know exactly what impact they have - and how their concrete choices change that impact.
Lafarge Canada kicks off 2021 with critical roadworks improvements
March 26, 2021 - EDMONTON, AB – Lafarge Canada’s Northern Alberta construction team is kicking off 2021 with road redesign and upgrades west of Edmonton, AB. Alberta Transportation awarded the contract to Lafarge in early 2021.
Mississauga, March 8, 2021 - As we proudly announced last week, we were awarded one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the 7th consecutive year - a recognition that speaks volumes about the central role diversity plays within Lafarge Canada.
In light of International Women's Day - a day to celebrate the achievements of women throughout history and across nations—today we celebrate our own achievements in supporting women in the workplace, and highlight the efforts and progress we’ve made to further elevate diversity, and women, across our business.
Lafarge Canada once again recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers
Mississauga, March 5, 2021—It is with immense pleasure that we announce that Lafarge Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for the 7th consecutive year. Receiving this recognition validates our efforts to promote diversity across our business and reinforces our commitment to further create an inclusive workplace for all, where employees are encouraged to bring their authentic self to work.
Lafarge Canada receives Industry Recognition for its ongoing commitment to rehabilitation, community involvement and property enhancement
Mississauga, February 25, 2021—We are very pleased to announce that our Aggregates team in Eastern Canada has been recognized by the Ontario Sand, Stone and Gravel Association (OSSGA) for its commitment to rehabilitation, community involvement and property enhancements efforts in 2020.
Lafarge Canada celebrates our first ECOPact project
FEBRUARY 23, 2021 - WINNIPEG, MB, – In a sign that Canadian contractors have made sustainability a priority, Lafarge Canada is proud to celebrate our first ECOPact project with Dueck Builders in Winnipeg, MB.
LafargeHolcim joins MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium as founding member
JANUARY 28, 2021 - CAMBRIDGE, MA - LafargeHolcim announces membership as part of the influential alliance of the MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium (MCSC) as a founding member, and the representative of the building materials industry. The MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium (MCSC) convenes an alliance of leaders from a broad range of industries and aims to vastly accelerate large-scale, real-world implementation of solutions to address the threat of climate change.
Lafarge Canada announced as one of ‘Alberta’s Top Employers’ for 2021
CALGARY, Jan. 26, 2021 – Lafarge Canada is proud to announce that we have been designated by the Top 100 Employers project as one of Alberta’s Top Employers. In a year that has challenged Alberta more than any in living memory, the province’s leading employers are doubling down on looking after their employees and supporting the communities where they operate.
Lafarge Canada named as one of 'Canada's Top Employers for Young People' for 2021
JANUARY 22, 2021, MISSISSAUGA, ON - We are pleased to announce that once again this year, MediaCorp Canada Inc. has named us as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People—a recognition that speaks to our commitment to foster a workplace where growth, learning and development are key components of our Employee Value Proposition.
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.
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.