Amman, Jordan - April 28, 2016: LafargeHolcim Jordan signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Architects and Engineers Business Council to initiate a strategic partnership with the council, which counts among its member a number of consulting architectural and engineering companies and offices. The MOU, which is aimed at keeping the council members abreast of Lafarge Holcim's latest achievements in the field of construction materials and better building solutions and techniques, will also showcase the company's new and innovative solutions to fulfill client needs and address the challenges posed by such needs.
Samaan Samaan, general manager of Lafarge Concrete Jordan, stressed Lafarge Holcim's commitment to the development of innovative building solutions, which has made it a global leader in the construction material industry. He added, "We at Lafarge Holcim Jordan seek to establish a strategic partnership with the council in order to keep the sector of architects and engineers informed of what the company can do for them in terms of innovative products and sustainable solutions that will serve their future projects. This embodies our vision of ensuring that Lafarge Holcim Jordan is the leader in the provision of building solutions in Jordan, based on our values towards our clients and partners."
For his part, Engineer Sa'eed Abu Jaber, chairman of the council's managing board, said that the A/E Business Council seeks to improve the professional capabilities and the competitiveness of its members, enabling them to reach export markets and elevate the economy on the local level. He added that the signing of the MOU with Lafarge Holcim Jordan reflects the model of achieving partnerships among the various sectors to serve the consulting engineering sector by growing engineering and architectural expertise and strengthening the technical capacities of members and the sector at large.
The A/E Business Council was established at the end of 2004 as a non-governmental and not-for-profit association to serve its members, who comprise architectural and engineering consulting companies in Jordan, and to cooperate with partners in order to raise the competitive level of the consulting engineering sector.