Sustainable construction
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Environmental footprint

Preserving Resources

Lafarge has defined 2 objectives with regard to the preservation of natural resources:

Reducing consumption and finding alternative solutions.
Recycling and using alternative products

 

Wherever the necessary infrastructures exist, Lafarge:

  • Recycles construction materials,
  • Replaces natural resources with by-products from other industries,
  • Replaces fossil fuels with nontoxic alternative fuels, such as biomass and industrial and agricultural waste.

 

Lafarge is thus committed to an industrial ecology approach.

 

The Group is committed to limiting the use of natural resources in all of its operations. Recycled materials already account for:

 

  • More than 10% of the raw materials consumed in the production of cement,
  • More than 50% of the raw materials used to manufacture plasterboard,
  • 50% of the raw materials used for the production of concrete and aggregates.

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Supporting employees health

Occupational Health Programs

The health of Lafarge employees is important to our success. A comprehensive group-wide occupational health program has been introduced that includes regular medical examinations.

The mandatory regular health check-ups in place, help employees maintain a better healthy routine, especially while working in the industry where the occupational health in an issue with all the hazardous exposure at the worklace.

Lafarge Employees in the UAE also get a periodical health visits and awareness lectures given by medical expertise, highlighting important points of health care, and responding to all health related inquiries.

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