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We believe in building progress, advancing society and uplifting communities. But today we want to play an even bigger role. That’s why we are reinventing how the world builds on our way to becoming a net zero company. Read on to learn more about our success in action - from greener concretes to recycled aggregates to low carbon cements, Lafarge Canada is reinventing how the world builds for people and the planet.

 

Lafarge Canada helps protect sensitive Ontario ecosystem

Manitoulin Island, ON (January 25, 2022)  ̶  Lafarge Canada today announced its key role in the  massive conservation effort undertaken in the sensitive Great Lakes region as a partner with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC.) The NCC’s Manitoulin Island acquisition is one of its largest-ever in Ontario. With a $16-million price tag, the initiative relied heavily on the support of many partners.Lafarge Canada provided a donation of $100,000, with additional planned support in future years to enhance the conserved land’s biodiversity and educational value.

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Lafarge features in Radicle white paper on emissions reduction strategies

November 25, 2021 - Edmonton, AB: Lafarge Canada has been a partner of Radicle, an Albertan emissions reduction consultant firm, for several years. Our team was just featured in their newest white paper, "How to Create Impact with your Emissions Reduction Strategy". Click below to learn more!

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Lafarge’s ultra green cement helps sustainable mining in Kitimat

December 7, 2021 – Northwestern British Columbia: As a leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Lafarge Canada is making it easier for mining companies to extract material sustainably. And a new ultra low carbon cement - part of their ECOPlanet portfolio - has shown great success at BC’s Brucejack Mine with over 3000 truckloads delivered to date. Since 2017, Lafarge Canada has supplied over 145,000 tons of ECOPlanet T90 cement to the Brucejack mine, a high-grade underground gold mine located 65 kilometers north of Stewart.

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Lafarge Canada brings wind power to Exshaw plant

February 8, 2022 - EXSHAW, AB - Lafarge announced it has entered into a Purchase Power Agreement (PPA) with Calgary-based electricity company, TransAlta. Lafarge will maximize this PPA to supply 100 GWh/year of wind power (electricity only) to the Exshaw cement plant. “The PPA will cover 25% of Exshaw’s energy demands, depending on actual production volumes in 2022 and 2023. This agreement, first of its kind for Lafarge in Alberta, is an important step to utilizing higher amounts of renewable electricity at our facilities,” adds Cailee Ellis, Head of Sustainability and Environment of Lafarge Western Canada.

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