Research and development at Lafarge


Lafarge operates one of the largest research and development centres in the world, and we have over 60 material technology laboratories across the globe. These advanced technical resources enable Lafarge South Africa to meet international standards of quality assurance, industrial performance, and infrastructure investment. Through extensive research and our advanced technology design, we are able to answer new challenges in the building industry.


Innovation has always been a driving force at Lafarge. Ever since we unveiled the world’s first research centre for cement, we have never stopped searching for better ways to build.


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Lafarge actively engages with the entire construction chain to form partnerships that drive innovation. By working together we are able to discover practical solutions that answer new challenges and meet emerging needs.


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