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LafargeHolcim Group

LafargeHolcim is a leading building materials and solutions company that has been operating in international markets for decades. We produce cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete for construction projects, ranging from small affordable housing developments to large-scale infrastructure projects such as high-rise buildings, dams and bridges.

LafargeHolcim, headquartered in Switzerland, currently operates in over 80 countries with more than 2300 operating sites and 90 000 employees. We have 2000 granted patents and patent applications for our innovative building solutions. Read more…

LafargeHolcim Middle East and Africa

LafargeHolcim operates in over 80 countries around the world, 25 of which are in the Middle East and Africa. The group employs nearly 14 500 individuals in 46 cement and grinding plants in these two regions.

Besides the cement factories, LafargeHolcim also runs 34 aggregates plants and 220 ready-mix concrete factories in the Middle East and Africa. Together, these plants generate just under 4 million Swiss Francs (~9.3 billion TZS) in sales per year.

Countries of operation in the region

LafargeHolcim has operations in several African and Middle Eastern countries. In each of these countries, LafargeHolcim invests in the local communities in which the plants are located. We also upgrade and invest in local market sectors, training programmes and factory equipment, working alongside the local governments to ensure that our employees benefit. Read More..

LafargeHolcim Tanzania

LafargeHolcim Tanzania is a subsidiary of the global LafargeHolcim Group. We have been supplying Tanzania and neighbouring countries with our world-class Tembo brand of cement and other building materials and solutions for over 30 years. Our head office and fully-integrated plant are located in the Mbeya Region in Southwest Tanzania.

The current majority stake in the company is held by the LafargeHolcim Group, with 65% ownership. The Tanzanian government own 20% and the National Social Security Fund hold the remaining 15% shares in the company. Read more…


LafargeHolcim has 226 cement and grinding plants worldwide with 56 133 employees. 

Cement is one of the most important building materials in the world and has been used for millions of years. It is created by combining calcium, silicon, aluminium, iron and other ingredients such as limestone, clay and sand. It is the main component of concrete and is essentially a substance used in construction to bind materials together such as sand and aggregate. Read More…


LafargeHolcim has 648 aggregate plants worldwide with 11 816 employees.

Aggregates are fragments of rock measuring from 0.08 to 80 mm in diameter. Typically the most common size of aggregate used in construction is 20mm. They are a vital component in construction and are extracted from quarries, crushed and then calibrated. They appear in a range of products such as gravel, sand and crushed rock. Read More…