Lafarge in Zambia


Lafarge Zambia operates 2 integrated cement plants (situated in Ndola and Lusaka) with a total production capacity of 1.4 million tonnes per annum. The 400 direct employees supported by several hundred more contracted employees continue to add value to the country's raw materials that lead to the production of  a wide range of innovative products including Mphamvu, the flagship product brand, Powerplus for heavy industrial construction, Supaset, the preferred choice for block makers, , Powercrete  designed for applications in the mining industry, including back filling, rock bolting, stopping  and Powerbuild for Mass concrete applications.

With a firm focus on innovation and optimising operations, the Company continues to promote value addition and continually create jobs directly and indirectly through forward and backward linkages within and outside the sector.  The Company supplies products by road and rail to the entire country, as well as the regional market, primarily to the Tanzania, Burundi Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Malawi, Namibia and Zimbabwe.


Innovation and Quality

As a top-ranking player in Cement, Aggregates and Concrete businesses, Lafarge Zambia contributes to the construction of cities in Zambia, through its innovative solutions providing them with more housing and making them more compact, more durable, more beautiful and better connected. 

Lafarge Zambia places innovation at the heart of its priorities in order to contribute to more sustainable construction and to better serve architectural creativity.

 Major iconic infrastructure developments that Lafarge has contributed to include: 

  • The Kariba Dam Wall
  • Manda Hill
  • Levy Business Junction
  • National Heroes Stadium
  • Kabompo Hydro Power
  • Itezhi Tezhi
  • Mamba Power Plant
  • NFCA Africa Mine Project
  • Makeni Mall
  • Cosmopolitan Mall
  • Supreme Court
  • University of Zambia
  • University Teaching Hospital

Building solutions

Lafarge works with customers across all sectors of the Zambian building industry, from do-it-yourself builders to large construction companies, architects and local artisans.

Whether supplying high-quality cement to a craftsman or helping leading architects explore and deliver creative possibilities, Lafarge Zambia is committed to providing solutions that fit the needs of all its clients.