Lafarge in South Africa


Lafarge South Africa, a member of the LafargeHolcim group, manufactures and supplies cement, aggregates, readymixed concrete and fly ash. The company has been proudly South African since 1998. 

Lafarge South Africa focuses on providing solutions to help the sustainable development of better cities that benefit the country's people. Through having a strong presence in all of its business lines, it is in a unique position to contribute to urban construction, while also helping to build better cities, rural towns and villages.     


A national network

Present in South Africa since 1998. The Group operates in the regions of North America, Canada, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa the Middle East, and Australia.


World leader
Justifying its place as the world leader in construction materials, LafargeHolcim holds top-ranking positions in each of its divisions: Cement, Aggregates & Concrete.

LafargeHolcim, posted annual sales 29.5bn CHF in 2015 and employs  80 000 people in 80 countries.


Group's leadership, knowledge and experience are tremendous assets for Lafarge in South Africa.


Key dates

Starting out in 1833 as a limestone mining company, Lafarge transformed itself and now has a presence in 78 countries. How did a family company develop in just a century to become the leader in its field? Discover the epic history of the Group in animation.


LafargeHolcim in figures

  • CHF 29.5bn in net sales


  • 80 000 employees 


  • 80 countries


Building solutions

Lafarge works with all role players in the building industry of South Africa, from do-it-yourself builders to large construction companies, architects and local artisans. Whether supplying high-quality cement to a craftsman or helping leading architects explore and deliver creative possibilities, Lafarge South Africa is committed to providing solutions that fit the needs of all its clients.


Building Better Cities

Lafarge South Africa customers benefit from the technical expertise and product innovation that are the hallmark of LafargeHolcim, an international leader in building materials with a global presence and over 175 years of experience. In South Africa, Lafarge offers a range of innovative, high-performance products, from Artevia, a collection of decorative concretes, to Agilia, a highly fluid, labor-saving concrete that flows easily into any form using gravity alone.