Latest Lafarge Corporate Stories

LafargeHolcim : Developing a Green Guinea

We speak to Bruno Silete Hounkpati, CEO of LafargeHolcim Guinea, regarding the supply of sustainable construction products and solutions in Africa.

Lafarge Zambia : Cementing A Community

As Lafarge Zambia celebrates its 72nd anniversary, CEO Jimmy Khan examines industrial excellence through quality and innovation.

LafargeHolcim Ivory Coast : Cementing the Nation

Ivory Coast construction is a competitive industry. We spoke to LafargeHolcim Ivory Coast about the company’s various products, services, and its place in the sector.

Lafarge Zambia : Building a Nation

Lafarge Zambia continues to supply projects up and down Zambia, its high-quality cement products a go-to solution for construction clients and contractors.

Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc

Cementing Nigeria's future Lafarge has embraced the housing and infrastructure challenges in the Nigerian construction sector, in order to support the country's socio-economic development Writer Matt Bone Project Manager Tom Cullum Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc is one of the foremost cement manufacturing and marketing companies in Nigeria. Since its establishment in 1959, the company has grown sustainably and made a tremendous contribution to the availability of cement in the country. As a result of its take-over in February 2008, Lafarge SA became the majority shareholder in WAPCO, culminating in the change of name from West African Portland Cement Plc to Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc. A subsidiary of Lafarge SA, the world's largest cement manufacturer and leader in building materials with a presence in 64 countries, Lafarge WAPCO has been and will continue to be the driving force for quality in Nigeria's construction industry and positions innovation at the heart of its priorities, working towards sustainable construction and architectural creativity in every project. The company has three plants in Nigeria - one in Sagamu and two in Ewekoro - with a current production capacity of 4.5 million metric tonnes. With an objective of increasing the overall availability of cement to Nigerians, as well as assisting in achieving the Federal Government's drive for affordable housing, Lafarge WAPCO has made immense investments in supporting Nigeria's socio-economic development. Building Better Cities Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc is in the business of 'Building Better Cities', a vision that is expressed through the innovative solutions and services their operations offer.