Our R&D teams, in collaboration with partners and researchers, develop innovative products, solutions, and services, along with advanced manufacturing processes.

Holcim Research & Development is customer-centric, addressing key challenges like energy efficiency, cost-effective construction, environmental responsibility, and high standards of aesthetics, health, comfort, and well-being.

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Edmonton Innovation Hub

Our cement plants have certified QC and QA labs, with support from certified concrete labs in Richmond, BC, Exshaw, AB, and Seattle, WA.

The Edmonton Concrete Innovation Hub is Western Canada's Center for Excellence and Innovation. Our team of experts conducts essential testing and research to maintain quality, optimize materials, and reduce environmental impact.

It's also a resource for academic research and instruction in Alberta, certified by Climate Earth for sustainability.

Western Canada Asphalt Laboratories

Lafarge Canada, one of Western Canada's largest roadbuilders, operates two specialized asphalt laboratories in BC and AB.

These labs comprehensively test asphalt samples and binders, develop mix designs, and contribute to industry standards in Canada.

Our specialized labs cover Asphalt Pavement Thickness, Viscosity Testing, Hot Mix Asphalt Testing, Performance Grade Evaluation, Asphalt Binder Testing, and AASHTO Testing.