Lafarge, Honeywell, 34 others enjoy three-year tax holidays

Lafarge Africa Plc, Honeywell Flour Mills Nigeria Plc, Dangote Sinotrucks West Africa, and 34 other firms have been identified as companies currently enjoying Pioneer Status Incentive of the Federal Government. The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission in its third-quarter report on Pioneer Status Incentive applications made public on Wednesday stated that 60 applications for PSI had […]

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Lafarge Africa considering US$248m Share sale in Nigeria

Lafarge Africa Plc is considering raising up to US$248m in a share sale. The sale will take place in the fourth quarter of 2018 said chief financial officer Bruno Bayet whilst reporting the company’s half-year results, according to Bloomberg. Its sales rose by 5% year-on-year to US$448m in the first half of 2018 from US$427m […]

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LafargeHolcim starts delivery of special concrete solutions For Switzerland’s highest building in 2022

LafargeHolcim has started delivering the first materials for the construction of the second Roche Tower (Building 2) in Basel. The company is offering an integrated solution of different materials such as ultra-high performance concrete and services that were specifically designed for the challenging construction. Essential for high-rises, the solutions from LafargeHolcim guarantee high-compressive strength and […]

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Lafarge adds Creative Writing Assessment to Its Literacy Competition for Schools in Nigeria

“The competition is part of Lafarge’s contribution to bridging the literacy gap in Nigeria which is essential to the continued development of our nation.” This was how the Director of Communications Public Affairs and Sustainable Development, Lafarge Africa Plc, Mrs Folashade Ambrose-Medebem, responded to the introduction  of Creative Writing Assessment to the company’s Annual National […]

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LafargeHolcim Algeria completes fourth export operation to West Africa

LAFARGEHOLCIM Algeria has conducted its fourth cement export operation to West Africa. Nearly 8,500 tons of Ordinary Portland Cement were dispatched from the port of Arzew in Oran, according to the Algeria Press Service. It follows previous batches in December 2017, March 2018 and the start of April 2018. The subsidiary of LafargeHolcim aims to […]

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Winners of the Global LafargeHolcim Awards 2018

The LafargeHolcim Foundation also announced today the outcome of the 5th Global LafargeHolcim Awards. The gold winning project is a publicly accessible water retention and treatment complex in Mexico City. Further prizes go to Argentina, Ghana, Niger and the USA. The LafargeHolcim Foundation was created to raise awareness of the important role that architecture, engineering, […]

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LafargeHolcim treated 10 million tonnes of waste in 2017

LafargeHolcim’s global waste management business, Geocycle, treated 10 million tonnes of waste in 2017, an increase of 13 percent versus 2016. 10 million tonnes is almost twice the total yearly household waste generation of Switzerland or the equivalent of 2 million garbage collection trucks. Using kilns involved in cement production, LafargeHolcim co-processed all types of waste […]

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CBMI signs cement plant upgrade contract with LafargeHolcim in Nigeria

China’s CBMI and LafargeHolcim have held a signing ceremony for a 5000t/day cement plant upgrade project near Ewekoro. The deal follows previous collaborations between the companies in the country, including work at Ewekoro and Unicem.   Culled from Globalcom Related posts: Lafarge says Mfamosing Plant biggest production site in Nigeria LafargeHolcim Algeria completes fourth export […]

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I see no reason why a woman cannot succeed me – Lafarge CEO

“WE are an equal opportunity employer. There is absolutely no gender based limitation to career growth and development in Lafarge. As CEO of Lafarge Africa Plc I see no reason why a woman cannot succeed me. It’s all in your hands.” Mr. Michel Puchercos , the Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge Africa,  made the comment […]

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LafargeHolcim launches New Five – Year Plan, ‘Strategy 2022 – ‘Building for Growth’

LafargeHolcim has launched a new five year plan, ‘Strategy 2022 – ‘Building for Growth,’ as it has reported an income loss of Euro1.46bn. It blamed the loss on a, ‘…detailed review of the asset portfolio, and specifically the country risk.’ Its net sales rose by 4.7% year-on-year on a like-for-like basis to Euro22.7bn from Euro23.4bn. […]

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