The Group


The world leader in building materials, Lafarge extracts resources from the heart of the earth to make materials to bring to the heart of life. Present in 78 countries, the Group responds to the world's demand for housing and infrastructure, and is driven by the needs of its customers, shareholders, local communities and architects. The Group creates high value-added solutions which encourage creativity whilst leaving a lighter environmental footprint.

Lafarge holds a top ranking position in each of its businesses: Cement, Aggregates, Concrete, and Gypsum.

World leader in building materials

Lafarge has an ongoing strategy of anticipating industry needs in order to make advances in building materials. It offers the construction industry and the general public innovative solutions, bringing greater safety, comfort and quality to everyday surroundings.

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Global vision, local presence

With a multi-local workforce of 76,000 people spread across 78 countries, Lafarge is at the heart of global growth. Learn more about the Group's global scope.

Strong foundations

Lafarge aims to become the undisputed world leader in building materials.

Vision, Commitments, the Lafarge Way: The Group is founded on a solid set of principles.

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