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Lafarge proactively communicates with its stakeholders on a number of developments,
especially innovative products and sustainability efforts.

 
Clean air continues to be essential for Lafarge sustainability

Clean air continues to be essential for Lafarge sustainability

June 2, 2021, Calgary, AB: As a long-standing industry member of the Calgary Region Airshed Zone non-profit organization, Lafarge Canada Inc. continues to demonstrate unwavering commitment to clean air for all. Working collaboratively with other industry members, community, and government organizations, CRAZ is a vehicle for productive multi-stakeholder discussion and action regarding local air quality.

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Lafarge Canada receives 2021 Employee Engagement Award

Lafarge Canada receives 2021 Employee Engagement Award

Lafarge Canada has elevated its sustainability profile, and employee engagement, through participation in the Strategic Energy Management (SEM) Program and Corporate Climate Leaders Program. We're proud to announce that we have won the 2021 Employee Engagement Award!

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Lafarge Introduces EcoPlanet Ultra Low Carbon Cement

Lafarge Introduces EcoPlanet Ultra Low Carbon Cement

MAY 31, 2021 - SEATTLE, WA — In 2020, LafargeHolcim announced a global commitment to creating building material products that meet lower CO2 standards. Today, Lafarge introduced the ultra-low carbon cement product, EcoPlanet to the Pacific Northwest, part of the company’s Western Canadian market.

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Building for People and the Planet: Lafarge Eastern Canada brings wellness to the forefront, supporting employees’ health and wellbeing

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.

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Lafarge Canada offers a recycled solution for new roadworks

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. 

 
 
Béton Mobile du Québec joins Lafarge Canada, bringing innovative solutions to the mix

Béton Mobile du Québec joins Lafarge Canada, bringing innovative solutions to the mix

MISSISSAUGA, ONMay 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. 

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Lafarge tracks sustainability success and savings at Winnipeg Cement Terminal

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.

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Vancouver concrete EPDs help Lafarge Canada measure sustainability

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.

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Lafarge working with the City of Edmonton to reduce emissions

Lafarge working with the City of Edmonton to reduce emissions

April 12, 2021 - Edmonton, Alberta: As a founding member of the City of Edmonton’s Corporate Climate Leaders program, Lafarge Canada Inc. is optimistic about the reality of a low carbon future. 

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Lafarge Canada kicks off 2021 with critical roadworks improvements

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.

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Lafarge Canada and Sumas First Nation ink economic benefits deal

Lafarge Canada and Sumas First Nation ink economic benefits deal

March 9, 2021 - VANCOUVER, BC - Sumas Territory – Lafarge Canada has reached an economic benefits and services agreement with the Sumas First Nation and Semá:th Economic Development Corporation.

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Lafarge Canada celebrates women in the workplace

Lafarge Canada celebrates women in the workplace

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.

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Lafarge Canada once again recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

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.

 

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Lafarge Canada receives Industry Recognition for its ongoing commitment to rehabilitation, community involvement and property enhancement

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.

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Lafarge Canada celebrates our first ECOPact project

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.

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LafargeHolcim joins MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium as founding member

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.

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