Lafarge in Mauritius

 

Lafarge (Mauritius) is the leader on the local market in its cement and concrete activities. Importer and distributor of cement in Mauritius since 1960, Lafarge (Mauritius) Cement Ltd is a pioneer in the field of building materials in the island. Pre-Mixed Concrete Ltd, Lafarge concrete division, offers a wide range of innovative products ranging from classic gray concrete to high-performance and decorative concretes. Since the beginning of its activities in Mauritius, Lafarge (Mauritius) has always cherished the values that shape its identity as a committed company aiming at improving the lives of Mauritians.

In 2015, Lafarge and Holcim, the world’s leaders in building materials, officially announce their merger. A new company was launched under the name of LafargeHolcim, and became a global leader in this sector. Lafarge (Mauritius) benefits from its international know-how and uses it to contribute positively to the economy of the country. Also, the Mauritius entity receive unparalleled support for research and development, particularly through the LafargeHolcim research centre based in Lyon.

Lafarge (Mauritius) relies on proximity with its customers. The production areas has thus been spread across the island. The advanced logistics system allows the company to work on different sites simultaneously.

Today, Lafarge (Mauritius) has more than 250 direct and indirect employees in its two activities. Health and safety of its employees and subcontractors is a priority. The company aims for a safe working environment through reliable systems and procedures and by promoting good relations with all stakeholders. Lafarge (Mauritius) is the first company in the construction sector in Mauritius to be certified OHSAS 18001 in 2006. The company is proud of the employees’ commitment to health and safety in all circumstances.