Lafarge Zambia in partnership with Zambia Amateur Athletics Association (ZAAA) has successfully conducted the second Lafarge Lusaka Marathon at Levy Junction Shopping Mall in Lusaka.
The Lafarge Lusaka Marathon is a Lafarge initiative which is aimed at promoting wellness in the workplace and in the community. The proceeds from the event will go toward supporting health care initiatives such as the Mother of Mercy Hospice in Chilanga, Arthur Davison Children Hospital in Ndola among others.
A world leader in building materials, Lafarge employs 63,000 people in 61 countries, and posted sales of €12.8 billion in 2014. As a top-ranking player in its Cement, Aggregates and Concrete businesses, it contributes to the construction of cities around the world, through its innovative solutions providing them with more housing and making them more compact, more durable, more beautiful, and better connected. With the world’s leading building materials research facility, Lafarge places innovation at the heart of its priorities in order to contribute to more sustainable construction and to better serve architectural creativity. More information is available on Lafarge's website: www.lafarge.com
About Lafarge Zambia
Lafarge Zambia is the main supplier of building materials and constructions solution provider in Zambia. Established in 1949 as Chilanga Cement, it was acquired in May 2001 by the Lafarge Group. With over 1000 employees and contractors Lafarge Zambia has a production capacity of 1, 300,000 tonnes cement per annum, which enables the Company to cater for the ever-growing demands of the Zambian and regional markets. Its product range includes Mphamvu, which is a flagship brand and has established strong presence in both domestic and regional markets, Powerplus, used in heavy construction projects, SupaSet, for block makers and concrete product manufacturers, Roadcem, for soil stabilization in road construction as well as Wallcrete for wall plastering. Innovation and customer satisfaction are at the core of the company’s performance.www.lafarge.co.zm
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