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

 
Lafarge Canada and Mattamy Homes Partner to Build Greener Homes in Calgary

Lafarge Canada and Mattamy Homes Partner to Build Greener Homes in Calgary

OCTOBER 1, 2021 - CALGARY, AB: Lafarge is providing ECOPact to Mattamy Homes’ Calgary operations, pouring low-carbon concrete for more than 450 homes per year in the area. Says Ryan Duke, Vice President of Purchasing for Mattamy Homes’ Alberta Division. “We're committed to reducing our carbon footprint. The fact that this product has the same durability, strength and finish as standard concrete, but instead upcycles materials to reduce what ends up in the landfill is a huge win.”

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Spotlighting the value of a low carbon cement solution across North America through a “Heroes” campaign

Spotlighting the value of a low carbon cement solution across North America through a “Heroes” campaign

Calgary, Canada, September 21, 2021 - In response to ever-increasing pressure on the cement and concrete industry for products with a lower carbon footprint, Lafarge in Canada and LafargeHolcim in the United States have partnered to launch a North America-wide campaign to raise awareness that environmentally-friendly cement products are a reality.  The OneWay Forward campaign highlights five leaders in the engineering and building industry who are advocating for the use of environmentally friendly materials, specifically OneCem, across a variety of built applications. (https://onecemcement.com/)

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Lafarge Issues More EPDs in Western Canada, Proving Performance and Sustainability

Lafarge Issues More EPDs in Western Canada, Proving Performance and Sustainability

AUGUST 12, 2021 - CALGARY, AB: With more environmental product declarations (EPDs) released for concrete available in Alberta and Manitoba, Lafarge’s ongoing commitment to sustainability remains in the forefront. The EPDs provide third-party verified data critical to surging sustainable construction across Western Canada.

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Member of Parliament Supports Western Canadian Low Carbon Concrete Innovation

Member of Parliament Supports Western Canadian Low Carbon Concrete Innovation

CALGARY, Alberta -- July 20, 2021 -- MEMBER of Parliament (MP) Greg McLean, will tour the Alberta Carbon Conversion Technology Centre (ACCTC) on July 20, 2021, to show his support for Calgary-based carbon utilization company, Carbon Upcycling Technologies (Carbon Upcycling) that produces a CO2-embedded concrete additive. Accompanying the tour will be CEO of Lafarge Western Canada, Brad Kohl, executives from InnoTech, and representatives from Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA).

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Lafarge and Carbon Upcycling Technologies sign MOU to reduce carbon

Lafarge and Carbon Upcycling Technologies sign MOU to reduce carbon

Lafarge Canada Inc. (Lafarge) has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Calgary-based carbon utilization company Carbon Upcycling Technologies (Carbon Upcycling). The MOU allows for the potential integration of Carbon Upcycling's CO2-based concrete additive into Lafarge's operations, while exploring opportunities to expand Carbon Upcycling's operating capacity by developing larger processing.

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Digital solutions keep concrete trucks safer with Lafarge Canada

Driven to deliver innovative and creative solutions for employees and customers, Lafarge Canada is using tablets to help keep roads safer and operations running efficiently across Western Canada.

 
 
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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