: Lafarge http://www.lafarge.co.za Lafarge, building better cities. @: Lafarge 2017 @: Lafarge 2017 : Lafarge /wps/themes/html/CommonFiles_za/img/logo_lafarge_en_int.gif /wps/portal/za : Lafarge EKHAYA BAG - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/3_A-Concrete#1852255140&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.za/wps/wcm/connect/1d2bef804e13bf1f9895dcdb4b2de450/DSC_3.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=1d2bef804e13bf1f9895dcdb4b2de450" alt="" /><p>Lafarge South Africa is proud and excited to have launched another industry first, this time, offering the EkhayaBag, an innovative readymix solution of smaller quantities of mortar, concrete or<strong>&nbsp;Artevia<sup>TM</sup> Colour&nbsp;</strong>delivered to site in bags and ready to use.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The EkhayaBag simplifies building projects as customers don't always require big amounts of concrete for their projects. Using this product, customers also don't need to purchase cement, sand or stone separately, as the EkhayaBag is delivered ready to use. No additional water or mixing is required, resulting in cleaner job sites.&nbsp;</p><br /><a href="/06.10_EkhayaCustomerBooklet_(5)_(2)_(2).pdf"> Ekhaya Customer Booklet</a> Thu, 01 Sep 2016 09:42:42 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/3_A-Concrete#1852255140&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2016-09-01T09:42:42Z Eco-specifier Premium listing on all products - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?#2092641970&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.za/wps/wcm/connect/843fcf8042fc7995994b9fa7e2aa5c90/Eco-download.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=843fcf8042fc7995994b9fa7e2aa5c90" alt="" /><p>Over the years Lafarge has remained dedicated to its commitment to enviromental leadership and we are constantly improving the eco-performance of our products through many ways.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>.</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/za/4_1-Whats_new"> Read more</a> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:09:08 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?#2092641970&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2014-02-19T10:09:08Z LAFARGE SANS 266 SABS - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?#1987417305&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>In a move that will gain the apprecition of architects, developers and interior designers, Lafarge Gypsum has announced the SANS 266 certification of its successful Gypsum Plasterboard range.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/za/4_1-Whats_new"> Read more</a> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:52:54 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?#1987417305&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2014-02-19T09:52:54Z Events - 2014 second quarter results http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/7-Journalists#394618149&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 1em; line-height: 1.231;">Q2 EBITDA up 9% like for like and margins up</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 1em; line-height: 1.231;">&euro;165m delivered in Q2 through cost cutting and innovation measures</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 1em; line-height: 1.231;">Deleveraging actions continue with &euro;1.1 billion of divestments proceeds secured since january 1</span></li> </ul><br /><a href="/press_finance-Lafarge_Q3_2011-uk.pdf"> The press release</a> Thu, 24 Nov 2011 11:25:25 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/7-Journalists#394618149&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2011-11-24T11:25:25Z Recycling Initiative - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/6-Sustainable_development#7043671&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.za/wps/wcm/connect/c0a2258047aab4c7820eea44b0b84ea4/images.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=c0a2258047aab4c7820eea44b0b84ea4" alt="" /><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Lafarge Cement's sustainable development ambition is to contribute to a better world as a legacy for our children. Focusing on the environment and concerns about climate change in particular, we organised a trial &lsquo;Green Team' recycling initiative among eight schools in the surrounding communities of our Lichtenburg Cement Works.</p> Thu, 21 Jul 2011 09:13:05 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/6-Sustainable_development#7043671&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2011-07-21T09:13:05Z Preserving life and resources - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/1-About_us#787392772&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.za/wps/wcm/connect/b2b4e30046b823f0bf9aff069db63d8c/Bay+Christian+Schoo1l.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=b2b4e30046b823f0bf9aff069db63d8c" alt="" /><p>A commitment to sustainable development has guided Lafarge's actions for several years. The attention paid to employees, environmental protection, respect for local communities and&nbsp;social responsibility are the foundations of long-term growth.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/za/6_3_3-Protecting_Biodiversity"> Read more</a> Tue, 03 May 2011 08:40:19 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/1-About_us#787392772&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2011-05-03T08:40:19Z Leading innovation to sustainable construction - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/1-About_us#1115267163&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.za/wps/wcm/connect/8417d40046b574e6b29cf3069db63d8c/proyectos.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=8417d40046b574e6b29cf3069db63d8c" alt="" /><p style="text-align: justify;">Innovation is the cornerstone of the Lafarge Business and&nbsp;has a&nbsp;dual goal of creating added value for customers and inventing more socially responsible lifestyles for the future of the planet.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/za/1_1-Lafarge_in_South_Africa"> Discover Lafarge in South Africa</a> Mon, 02 May 2011 11:41:54 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/1-About_us#1115267163&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2011-05-02T11:41:54Z Work for Lafarge - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/8-Careers#316369799&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p style="text-align: left;">Find out about and apply for opportunites available in South Africa</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/za/8_2_1-Job_offers"> Browse our current vacancies</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:39:38 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/8-Careers#316369799&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:39:38Z Extracting from the earth - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/3_B-Aggregates#596361681&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.za/wps/wcm/connect/44af7800464a13eeb1d9b9706f6383bd/DSCF0077_copy_JPG.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=44af7800464a13eeb1d9b9706f6383bd" alt="" /><p>Aggregates production involves primarily blasting hard rock from quarries and then crushing and screening it to various sizes tomeet our customer's needs.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Additionaly the production process involves intensive use of heavy equipment, loaders, haul trucks and crushers. In a world of growing environmental pressure, mineral reserve management is key to success in the aggregate business.</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/za/3_B_2_2-Manufacturing_process"> Learn about the Aggregates manufacturing process</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:39:30 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/3_B-Aggregates#596361681&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:39:30Z Interior ceilings and partitioning solutions - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?#1387482178&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.za/wps/wcm/connect/29864500464a3e40bb0abb706f6383bd/PortsidePic.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=29864500464a3e40bb0abb706f6383bd" alt="" /><p>Lafarge Gypsum offers a wide range of ceilings and partitioning solutions by working very closely with the built enviroment professionals to put together custom made interior soltions that deliver expected thermal, acoustic and fire rated requirements.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/za/4_1-Whats_new"> Read more</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:39:27 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?#1387482178&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:39:27Z Publications - The latest publications from the Lafarge Group http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/7-Journalists#301789547&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>The Group's latest publications are available! Read the latest issues of Crescendo magazine and our Sustainability Report.</p><br /><a href="/Edit Zoom/05132014-publication-Building_better_cities_2013-uk.pdf"> Building Better Cities </a><br /><a href="/wps/portal/za/7_5_1-Product_brochure"> Publications</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:39:21 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/7-Journalists#301789547&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:39:21Z Quality Assurance - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/3_A-Concrete#7205159&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>We take pride in producing quality products customized to your specific needs. Annually Lafarge spends &euro;170 million on research and development. Lafarge's main research centre is situated at our state of the art laboratories at Lyon, France. Where over 200 full time researches are employed. Globally Lafarge employs in excess of 500 people with the sole responsibility of developing new and exciting concretes.</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/za/3_A_3_B_2-Value_Added_Products"> Specialised concrete solutions</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:39:16 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/3_A-Concrete#7205159&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:39:16Z Partnerships - Partnerships in South Africa http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/5-Research_and_Innovation#694448453&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>Lafarge has&nbsp;informal&nbsp;partnerships with some of the best research teams and universities in South Africa including the University of&nbsp;Cape Town, WITS, the Univeristy of Johannesburg and the University of Pretoria.</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:39:13 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/5-Research_and_Innovation#694448453&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:39:13Z Did you know? - Orthopterum Coegana http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/3_B-Aggregates#286525274&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.za/wps/wcm/connect/415ec100464a13dbb1c2b9706f6383bd/orthopterum_coegana.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=415ec100464a13dbb1c2b9706f6383bd" alt="" /><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>A key element of Lafarge's Environmental Management programmes at its quarries is identifying endangered flora and fauna species and taking action to conserve the biodiversity of the area. Lafarge discovered a critically endangered succulent (Orthopterum coegana) that is endemic (to date, it has not been discovered anywhere else in the world) to the sandstone outcrops at Coega Kop Quarry.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Specimens of the unique little plant that were under threat from the quarrying activity have been successfully translocated to a special nursery at Coega Kop, where they are cared for by a qualified horticulturist along with other indigenous plants.</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:29:50 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/3_B-Aggregates#286525274&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:29:50Z Climate Change - Protect climate through entire value chain http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/6-Sustainable_development#1647836658&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.za/wps/wcm/connect/b6b2d080464a3fdd80cd88706f6383bd/U930298060_DSC_4123_copy_p28.JPG.JPG?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=b6b2d080464a3fdd80cd88706f6383bd" alt="" /><p>The 21st century will be defined by the challenge of climate change, in which the construction sector can play a key role. For LafargeHolcim, this global challenge requires a collaborative response that goes beyond our ambitious efforts in own operations. The Group is committed to reducing CO2 emissions across the entire construction value chain. &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h2 dir="ltr">LafargeHolcim is committed to actions across the entire construction chain to minimize environmental impact and maximize value creation.</h2> <p><br />As the most advanced group in its sector, LafargeHolcim's approach is to generate, monitor, and report greenhouse gas savings right through to the use of its solutions through their life cycle. &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:29:46 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/6-Sustainable_development#1647836658&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:29:46Z Media Contacts in South Africa - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/7-Journalists#1895006308&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Who to contact, should you have a media enquiry?</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong style="font-size: 0.814em; line-height: 1.231;">Neo Callis &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><span style="font-size: 0.814em; line-height: 1.231; background-color: #ffffff;">011 657 0000</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:29:45 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/7-Journalists#1895006308&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:29:45Z Sustainability - Our Ambitions for 2020 http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/8-Careers#1152042905&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.za/wps/wcm/connect/b5807500464a52f79dff9d706f6383bd/sustainabilty.bmp?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=b5807500464a52f79dff9d706f6383bd" alt="" /><p>Having 35% of senior management positions held by women.&nbsp;In what has traditionally been a predominantly male sector, 16% of our managers today are women. We want there to be more than twice as many by 2020!</p><br /><a href="/Ambitions_brochure_GB.pdf"> Sustainability ambitions</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:29:40 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/8-Careers#1152042905&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:29:40Z Did you know? - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/3_A-Concrete#455051041&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.za/wps/wcm/connect/3d66ba80464a20ce862b8e706f6383bd/DSC_4892.JPG.JPG?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=3d66ba80464a20ce862b8e706f6383bd" alt="" /><p>Concrete (made out of gravels and cement) is the second most widely consumed substance in the world after water, and is used in all infrastructure projects that are essential to communities' economic and social development. It serves man's fundamental needs of housing, health, education and mobility.</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/za/3_A_2_3-History"> History about concrete</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:29:01 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/3_A-Concrete#455051041&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:29:01Z Innovation - Innovative products http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/5-Research_and_Innovation#198288897&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>Lafarge strives to provide products that are innovative and offer high added value. We understand that customers have specific expectations of materials suppliers, so we are constantly striving for new architectural and structural solutions that can have a positive and sustainable impact on projects.</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/za/5_2_A_A-Innovation"> Innovation</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:25:50 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/5-Research_and_Innovation#198288897&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:50Z Why choose Lafarge - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/8-Careers#1722136796&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.za/wps/wcm/connect/02fee100464a52fc9e1d9e706f6383bd/UKPL000662.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=02fee100464a52fc9e1d9e706f6383bd" alt="" /><p>Leadership in the building materials sector, an international outlook, great opportunities for mobility, a culture of responsibility and excellence, regular training, and attractive compensation are but a few reasons why this organisation should be your first choice.</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/za/8_2_B-Why_choose_Lafarge"> Learn more</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:25:42 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/8-Careers#1722136796&amp;amp;xts=481241&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:42Z