• Located in 64 countries with 68,000 employees, Lafarge is a world leader in building materials, with top-ranking positions in its Cement, Aggregates & Concrete businesses. In 2011, Lafarge posted sales of 15.3 Billion euros.
  • Since 2010, the Lafarge Group has been part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, the first global sustainability benchmark, in recognition of its sustainability development actions. With the world's leading building materials research facility, Lafarge places innovation at the heart of its priorities, working for sustainable construction and architectural creativity.

In Africa, Lafarge is present in 13 countries: Benin, Cameroon, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt.

  • Cement Plants in Africa: 18
  • Grinding Stations: 6
  • Capacity in Africa: 42.2 Million
  • Marketing Share in Africa: 46%

Saâd Sebbar
Regional Head, Middle-East Africa

Africa has gone through a recent period of improved democracy and governance, leading to investments in infrastructure and accelerated growth of the economies. Despite the current world crisis, we believe in the long-term prospect of Africa, thanks to the dynamism of its human resources combined with the commitment and experience of our company.