The harsh operating environment aggravated by COVID-19 disruptions and foreign exchange liquidity crisis has caused the fortunes of local manufacturing firms to plunge by 50 per cent in the first half (H1) of 2021.
A waste management arm of Lafarge Africa Plc, Geocycle, has partnered with the Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) in a cleaning exercise at Bariga market in Lagos.
High expectations, enthusiasm greeted the commencement of operations by the West Africa Portland Cement Company (WAPCO), now Lafarge Africa Plc in Ewekoro
Farmers in over 36 communities in Ewekoro Local Council Area of Ogun State have cried out over the recurring impact of air pollution caused by activities of the cement company, Lafarge Africa, on their plantations.
14 Dec 2020
Disturbed by the rising cost of building materials, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has called for collaborative research and production of alternative building materials.
11 Jun 2020
What does it take to live a life that has enough impact to fuel relevance for three generations? To know that you have to live to be at least 90 years old
1 Mar 2020
The Ogun Government and Lafarge Africa have confirmed that contacts in respect of the recorded single case of Coronavirus (Covid-19) has hit 39 from the initial reported 28.
1 Mar 2020
Palpable fear has enveloped Ewekoro, host community of Lafarge Cement Company, in Ogun State, where the index victim of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) visited on arrival in the country from Italy.
3 Oct 2019
Lafarge Africa Plc Wednesday unveiled its new product Elephant Supaset Cement. "For over 60 years we understand the desire of the product to guarantee a sustainable business in high return rate particularly for block making and setting," Lafarge's commercial director,Gbenga Onimowo said during the new product launch at Sheraton hotel, Lagos. "Supaset is physically improved…
8 Apr 2019
Again, the hope of better days ahead for would-be homeowners and developers in the construction sector, may have been dashed following another rounds of increase in prices of cement and iron rods in the country. The latest increase in prices of the products has sent shivers on the shoulders of buyers, leading to low patronage…
10 Apr 2018
For the year ended December 31, 2017, Lafarge Africa Plc has achieved 36 per cent rise in net sales from N57.6 billion in 2016 to N299 billion. The Chief Executive Officer of the company, Michel Puchercos in a statement, attributed the strong margins in the Nigerian business to cost initiatives and more favorable pricing, saying…