: Lafarge http://www.lafarge.ae Lafarge, building better cities. @: Lafarge 2016 @: Lafarge 2016 : Lafarge /wps/themes/html/CommonFiles_ae/img/logo_lafarge_en_int.gif /wps/portal/ae : Lafarge Highly specified, technical projects - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/3-A_AND_C#1864208381&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p style="text-align: left;">Drawing on a portfolio of concrete solutions, Lafarge has extensive experience at high specification concrete that can meet the toughest of performance criteria. Examples include port facilities, silos, high rise, infrastructure and marine environments.<br />Backed by the assurance of quality and the ability to draw on international support, customers continue to use Lafarge as an industry benchmark when requiring high performance project and concrete solutions.</p> Thu, 18 Nov 2010 09:41:07 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/3-A_AND_C#1864208381&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2010-11-18T09:41:07Z Packaging and Distribution - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/2-Cement#2133623817&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>Our products are being distributed all over the seven Emirates &amp; Oman, contribuitng to the building sector with reliable enormous solutions of cement products.</p> <p>Portland cement (OPC)-"Classic" is available both in bulk and bags</p> <p>Sulfate-Resisting Portland Cement (SRPC)-"Shield" is available both in bulk and bags</p> <p>Portland Limestone Cement (PLC)-"Flexi" is available in bags</p> <p>Ground Granulated Blast-furnace Slag (GGBS) is available in bulk</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 16 Nov 2010 08:42:00 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/2-Cement#2133623817&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2010-11-16T08:42:00Z Download Center - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/7-Journalists#1226085286&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>All publications from Lafarge companies in the UAE, and other oublications fro Lafarge Worldwide are available here.</p> Sun, 14 Nov 2010 10:40:20 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/7-Journalists#1226085286&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2010-11-14T10:40:20Z Driving global growth in the sector - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/1-About_us#101796040&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.ae/wps/wcm/connect/48e49900447745b4b729f710dbe33715/main+2.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=48e49900447745b4b729f710dbe33715" alt="" /><p style="text-align: left;">Around the world, cement production is increasing by 5% per year for 20 years. This means 100 million additional tons of cement is being consumed every year.<br />This growth is predominantly driven by urban and demographic development in emerging markets that are facing strong demands in infrastructures and housings. 70% of the global demand for cement comes from these markets! In these countries, the cement market is growing at a significantly faster rate than the general economy.<br />Lafarge is positioning itself as a leading player in this context.</p> Wed, 27 Oct 2010 10:17:01 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/1-About_us#101796040&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2010-10-27T10:17:01Z Lafarge in the UAE - Bringing a wealth of progress http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/1-About_us#604922354&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>Lafarge operates in the UAE through&nbsp;two main Business Units offering a complete portfolio of bulding materials of Cement and Concrete:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><span style="color: #808080;">Lafarge Emirates Cement<br />Ready Mix Gulf<br /></span></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Lafarge companies have had a presence&nbsp;in the UAE since 1976, with its Cement, Concrete, and Gypsum activities. With one integrated cement plant, and&nbsp;four ready mix plants in three Emirates offering a wide selection of solutions to the UAE building and construction market. <br />From driving basic infrastructure and development projects to creating some of the country's most distinguished landmarks, Lafarge in the UAE is proud to be at the heart of it all.</p><br /><a href="http://www.lafarge.com"> Lafarge Global</a> Wed, 27 Oct 2010 10:16:40 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/1-About_us#604922354&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2010-10-27T10:16:40Z Let us know - Your Feedback http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/2-Cement#903560281&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.ae/wps/wcm/connect/03c36c00445566cb8bd0ff7dcf960841/DXB_1210.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=03c36c00445566cb8bd0ff7dcf960841" alt="" /><p style="text-align: left;">We constantly strive to learn and understand customers needs to serve them better, we would appreciate receiving feedback on different topics that matter you. Please send your product related queries on below given mail and we will be happy to find solutions for you:</p><br /><a href="mailto:technical.helpdesk@uae.lafarge.com"> Contact us</a> Wed, 12 May 2010 07:06:31 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/2-Cement#903560281&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2010-05-12T07:06:31Z Products Range - Lafarge Emirates Cement - wide range of Products http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/2-Cement#277473228&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.ae/wps/wcm/connect/0f676080445566d48be9ff7dcf960841/About+us+1.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=0f676080445566d48be9ff7dcf960841" alt="" /><p style="text-align: left;"><strong><span style="color: #808080;">Lafarge Emirates Portland cement (OPC)</span></strong><br />Also known by its product name Classic is a high quality, cost-effective basic building material used in virtually all forms of construction.</p> <p style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong><span style="color: #808080;">Lafarge Emirates Sulfate-Resisting Portland Cement (SRPC)</span></strong><br />Also known by its product name Shield is highly suitable for concrete structures subject to sulfates rich environment.</p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong><span style="color: #808080;"><br /></span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong><span style="color: #808080;">Lafarge Emirates Portland Limestone Cement (PLC)</span></strong><br />Also known by its product name Flexi is suitable for majority of concrete applications such as general purpose ready-mix &amp; pre-cast concrete, plaster, mortars for brick &amp; block-work, screed, concrete block etc.</p> <p style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong><span style="color: #808080;">Lafarge Emirates Ground Granulated Blast-furnace Slag (GGBS)</span></strong><br />Lafarge Emirates' GGBS is a premium quality, supplementary cementitious material that can be combined with cement to produce concrete having several advantages namely reduced heat evolution, enhanced durability, better workability, delayed setting, etc.</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/ae/2_2-Products"> Our products range</a> Wed, 12 May 2010 06:36:07 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/2-Cement#277473228&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2010-05-12T06:36:07Z Meeting the highest international standards - A customer orientated committment unrivalled in the Middle East http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/3-A_AND_C#600590330&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.ae/wps/wcm/connect/47bce20044556b9f9799f77dcf960841/DXB_1371.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=47bce20044556b9f9799f77dcf960841" alt="" /><p style="text-align: left;"><span style="color: #808080;"><strong>A commitment to innovation With over 1300<br /></strong><span style="color: #000000;">Lafarge employees working directly on innovation in seven dedicated research centres, Readymix Gulf can bring world leading innovative solutions that have been adapted to the unique Middle East environment.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="color: #808080;"><strong>A commitment to safety</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: left;">Lafarge is the safest company in its sector and safety is the top priority. Locally, Readymix Gulf is a market leader in&nbsp; promoting health and safety and is a signatory member of Buildsafe UAE.</p> <p style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="color: #808080;"><strong>A commitment to quality</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: left;">With the assistance of international scientists and laboratories, Readymix Gulf has an unrivalled commitment to quality in the UAE market. Our customers are assured that the final concrete solution supplied is consistent, of the highest quality and backed by a technical team with decades of international experience.</p> <p style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:39:50 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/3-A_AND_C#600590330&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:39:50Z Key figures - Research figures http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/5-Research_and_Innovation#43327377&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.ae/wps/wcm/connect/6d4e548044557a96bbacff7dcf960841/DXB_1458.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=6d4e548044557a96bbacff7dcf960841" alt="" /><p>Lafarge dedicates nearly more than 150 million euros per year to research, product development and industrial performance and process improvement.</p> <p>Research figures</p> <ul> <li>A budget of more than 150 million euros, equal to 1% of the Group's sales.</li> <li>Over 1,000 employees around the world, with teams of scientists, engineers and technicians who are experts in their fields.<br /></li> <li>Hundreds of patents filed worldwide in 15 key areas, corresponding to an equivalent number of innovative formulas, products and industrial processes.</li> </ul> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:39:45 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/5-Research_and_Innovation#43327377&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:39:45Z Reducing CO2 emissions - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/6-Sustainable_development#1284852546&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p style="text-align: left;"><strong><span style="color: #808080;">In 2001, Lafarge made a commitment to reduce its global emissions of CO2 by 20% over the period 1990 to 2010. And at the same time, the Group is developing solutions to conserve energy resources.</span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong><span style="color: #808080;">Partnership with the WWF</span></strong><br />Lafarge is aware of the challenge which climate change presents for the entire planet. In 2001, the Group committed itself to ambitious objectives in the framework of a pioneering partnership with the WWF. Lafarge has fulfilled in advance its objectives to reduce:</p> <ul style="text-align: left;"> <li>Absolute gross emissions* by 10% in industrialized countries,</li> <li>Net emissions* by 20% per ton of cement produced worldwide.</li> </ul> <p style="text-align: left;">In 2009, the Group began the process of building on these achievements through the detailed planning of new Sustainability Ambitions relating to climate change.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:39:25 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/6-Sustainable_development#1284852546&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:39:25Z Title - sub-title http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/1-About_us#1795038832&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>Si comes obierit, cujus filius nobiscum sit, filius noster, cum ceteris fidelibus nostris, ordinet de his qui illi plus familiares et propinquiores fuerint, qui cum ministerialibus ipsius comitatus et episcopo ipsum comitatum praevideat, usque dum nobis renuntietur.</p><br /><a href=""></a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:25:56 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/1-About_us#1795038832&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:56Z Safety our first priority - Our People Health and Safety http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/6-Sustainable_development#1253053663&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.ae/wps/wcm/connect/4d7ff600445581528c43fc7dcf960841/DXB_1361.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=4d7ff600445581528c43fc7dcf960841" alt="" /><p style="text-align: left;">Lafarge is the safest company in its sector. Since 2002, the Group has achieved a significant reduction in both the frequency and the gravity of work-related accidents. These improvements are due in part to the Group's Health and Safety management system, which defines the minimum safety levels required for all Lafarge sites.</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/ae/6_1_1-Our_People_Our_Priority"> Our people, our priority</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:25:52 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/6-Sustainable_development#1253053663&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:52Z Concrete - In the uae http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/3-A_AND_C#1374882115&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.ae/wps/wcm/connect/5f4a998044556ba497a8f77dcf960841/DXB_1413.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=5f4a998044556ba497a8f77dcf960841" alt="" /><p style="text-align: left;"><strong><span style="color: #808080;">Unique solutions for the UAE market</span></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: left;">Recognising the unique characteristics of the UAE environment that affect the production and finish of concrete, Readymix Gulf has a specialised range of Ultra Series concrete solutions that have been specifically developed by Lafarge for the local UAE market. These innovative concrete solutions have been rigorously tested and been used in the UAE for many years exclusively with Readymix Gulf. Ultra Series products provide customers with the confidence that the concrete solution they will use will be suitable in any project environment and weather condition within the UAE.</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:25:45 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/3-A_AND_C#1374882115&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:45Z Events - Lafarge Emirates Cement launches SRC cement http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/7-Journalists#1636651505&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p style="text-align: left;">Lafarge Emirates Cement, today announced the launch of its latest brand &lsquo;Shield' - the new sulfate-resistant Portland cement (SRPC).<br />The product was unveiled by Antoine Duclaux, Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge Emirates Cement, previously known as Emirates Cement Company LLC, at a grand ceremony in Dubai. The sulfate-resistant Portland cement is suitable for areas where concentrated sulfate abounds in soil, groundwater or seawater.<br />The company's current range of products include &lsquo;Classic' - the ordinary Portland cement, &lsquo;Flexi' - the Portland limestone cement, and GGBS - ground granulated blast-furnace slag cement</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:25:44 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/7-Journalists#1636651505&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:44Z Innovation - Innovative Solutions http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/5-Research_and_Innovation#381468419&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.ae/wps/wcm/connect/4eed568044557aa0bbcaff7dcf960841/DXB_1154.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=4eed568044557aa0bbcaff7dcf960841" alt="" /><p>Lafarge's commitment to innovation is the key to its leadership in the building materials industry.</p> <p>The Group was the first in its sector to have a dedicated research and development unit, and work continues there to this day, ensuring our products anticipate the changing needs of our customers.</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/ae/5_2-Innovation"> Innovation</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:25:38 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/5-Research_and_Innovation#381468419&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:38Z Research - Focus http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/5-Research_and_Innovation#1270892128&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.ae/wps/wcm/connect/a9d07f0044557a9bbbbbff7dcf960841/Lafarge-4.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=a9d07f0044557a9bbbbbff7dcf960841" alt="" /><p style="text-align: left;">R&amp;D at Lafarge focuses on the satisfaction of customer requirements and the development of products which are increasingly environmentally friendly. Research teams play an active role in the Group's overall performance.</p> <p style="text-align: left;">Customer-oriented research: Our research interests are closely based on the needs and specificities of the markets where the Group operates.</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/ae/5_5-Research"> Research</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:25:36 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/5-Research_and_Innovation#1270892128&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:36Z Sustainable Development - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/6-Sustainable_development#1463466843&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.ae/wps/wcm/connect/da2cb300445581568c52fc7dcf960841/Fotolia_14297525_XS.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=da2cb300445581568c52fc7dcf960841" alt="" /><p style="text-align: left;"><span style="color: #808080;"><strong><span>Sustainable development, social progress, environmental protection: these concerns have been at the heart of Lafarge's strategy for over 170 years. Opening the way to sustainable development.Only by taking account economic, social and environmental challenges can the long-term success of Lafarge's operations be guaranteed.</span></strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: left;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: left;">Since 1833, the Group's strategy has been built on 2 pillars:</p> <ul style="text-align: left;"> <li>Sustainable industrial development over the long term.</li> <li style="text-align: left;">Humanist principles: the values of respect, care and rigo.</li> </ul> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:25:31 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/6-Sustainable_development#1463466843&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:31Z Aggregates - sub-title http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/3-A_AND_C#936466196&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <P>Si comes obierit, cujus filius nobiscum sit, filius noster, cum ceteris fidelibus nostris, ordinet de his qui illi plus familiares et propinquiores fuerint, qui cum ministerialibus ipsius comitatus et episcopo ipsum comitatum praevideat, usque dum nobis renuntietur.</P> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:25:31 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/3-A_AND_C#936466196&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:31Z Publications - Company publications http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/7-Journalists#950658794&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p style="text-align: left;">Publications</p> <p style="text-align: left;">Environmental brochures, sustainable development reports, product presentations... All of our publications can be downloaded here!</p><br /><a href="http://www.lafarge.com/wps/portal/6_5_2-Toutes_publications"> Publications - Lafarge Worldwide</a><br /><a href="/wps/portal/ae/7_5_2-Publications"> Publications - Lafarge in the UAE</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:25:03 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.ae/wps/portal/ae/7-Journalists#950658794&amp;amp;xts=384113&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:03Z