In Nigeria, Lafarge Africa Plc enjoys the first mover advantage in the concrete sector of the industry with 8 production sites and plans to have an additional 5 plants operational by the end of 2016. The Company also has ambitious plans for its aggregates business towards delivering top end solutions to Nigerians.
In South Africa, Lafarge Africa Plc's aggregates and concrete business is the industry leader.
Lafarge Readymix Nigeria Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lafarge Africa Plc, is a market leader in quality concrete solutions began operations in September 2011.
Leveraging on the Group's 50 years of experience in the readymix business, Lafarge Africa Plc through its Readymix business is producing quality and innovative concrete and aggregates solutions from various locations in Nigeria. Readymix operates currently in Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt, Ewekoro and will spread to other states of Nigeria in the near future.
Lafarge Readymix Nigeria has a clear strategy as a project enabler, driving quality and innovation as well as promoting a sustainable environment for generations to come. We will achieve this by working closely with our valued customers and partners.
Readymix South Africa
Through LSAH, Lafarge Africa Plc owns one of the three largest national aggregates producers in South Africa, operating a total of 21 aggregates quarries across 6 provinces. In the Readymix segment LSAH owns one of two national operators, with 53 Readymix plants and 6 Readymix mobile plants, which have combined capacity in excess of 3million m3. Ash Resources comprises an estimated “run of station” production capacity of c.4.1mtpa, by far the largest in South Africa.