Lafarge Zambia has a rich history that is forever interwoven with Zambia's greatest construction projects. From the Kariba dam to modern day structures such as shopping malls and hospitals, our cement remains the preferred choice when it comes to building our beautiful country.
Chilanga Cement, the Company that would one day become Lafarge Zambia, is founded.
Cement production commences at Chilanga Plant, with the first major project being supplying cement for the construction of the Kariba Dam wall.
A second plant is commissioned in Ndola.
The Lusaka Stock Exchange is founded and Chilanga Cement becomes its first company to be listed.
Chilanga Cement is acquired by the Lafarge Group.
The flagship general-purpose cement brand, Mphamvu, is launched
The company's name is changed to Lafarge Cement Zambia, making history with Zambia's largest-ever bond issuance of ZMW 200 million.
To satisfy the growing market demand, a new plant is commissioned at Chilanga.
A new cement brand, Powerplus, is launched to cater to the needs of the heavy construction industry.
SupaSet, a fast-setting cement aimed at block makers and concrete product manufacturers, is launched.
The Mapepe Aggregates Plant, is commissioned.
Two more cement brands are launched: RoadCem for road construction and WallCrete for masonry applications.
-Lafarge Zambia's first concrete laboratory is commissioned.
-Achievement of Lusaka Stock Exchange Free Float Compliance Programme.
-Name change to Lafarge Zambia Plc
PowerCrete, a specialised cement product for the mining industry, is launched.
-The Lafarge Foundation is established.
-Following the historic global merger, Lafarge Zambia becomes part of LafargeHolcim Group.
Kumanga Franchise launched, allowing customers to be sole distributors of Lafarge