: Lafarge http://www.lafarge.co.zw Lafarge, building better cities. @: Lafarge 2017 @: Lafarge 2017 : Lafarge /wps/themes/html/CommonFiles_zw/img/logo_lafarge_en_int.gif /wps/portal/zw : Lafarge Tilecoat - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/4-SpecialsProducts#841052890&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p><strong>Tilecoat&nbsp;</strong>is a cement-based tile adhesive with additives that increase initial adhesion and allow for greater workability in terms of time and ease of adjustment. It is used for fixing mosaic, ceramic stone, clay porcelain and wall and floor tiles.</p><br /><a href="/Tilecoat..pdf"> Tilecoat - Product Specifications</a> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:13:34 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/4-SpecialsProducts#841052890&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2015-06-12T10:13:34Z Cemprover - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/4-SpecialsProducts#1540905902&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p><strong>Cemprover&nbsp;</strong>is another Lafarge product that is used in construction. It is a liquid with adhesive properties recommended for use as a "plaskey" for plastering onto smooth surfaces. It is also used as a general purpose lime sealer and in conjunction with paints to improve adhesion.</p><br /><a href="/Cemprover..pdf"> Cemprover - Product Specifications</a> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:10:18 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/4-SpecialsProducts#1540905902&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2015-06-12T10:10:18Z Impermo - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/4-SpecialsProducts#467078376&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p><strong>Impermo&nbsp;</strong>is a water repellent material that Lafarge produces in powder form for mixing with Portland Cement before aggregates such as sand are added to produce durable water repellent renderings. It is used in the construction of water bearing structures such as swimming pools, water reservoirs and dip tanks. It is also used in structures where moisture should not be allowed in, such as granaries and basements.</p><br /><a href="/Impermo.pdf"> Impermo - Product Specifications</a> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:08:02 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/4-SpecialsProducts#467078376&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2015-06-12T10:08:02Z Pre-sanded Cemwash - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/4-SpecialsProducts#150033540&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p align="justify"><strong>Pre-sanded Cemwash</strong>&nbsp;is an economical attractive decorative Portland Cement-based paint manufactured by Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe. It is sold as a powder, to which water has to be added. It is easily mixed and applied with a block brush. It provides a waterproof rock hard surface that will last for years. It is available in colours that include deep cream, mahogany, birch, cedar, oak, willow, pine, sandalwood, stinkwood, ash and aspen (white).</p><br /><a href="/Pre-sanded_Cemwash.pdf"> Pre-sanded Cemwash - Product Specifications</a> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:05:47 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/4-SpecialsProducts#150033540&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2015-06-12T10:05:47Z Colorbrite &amp; Snolime - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/4-SpecialsProducts#1051556838&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p align="justify"><strong>Colorbrite&nbsp;</strong>is a pigmented lime-based paint for painting the inside of houses. It is produced by Lafarge in a variety of colors, including light blue, light green, mist grey, rose pink, primrose, white, blue, green, ivory and corn.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p align="justify"><strong>Snolime</strong> is a traditional limewash paint made from lime. And Colorbrite is a pigmented lime paint</p><br /><a href="/Colorbrite_and_Snolime.pdf"> Colorbrite &amp; Snolime - Product Specifications</a> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 09:59:33 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/4-SpecialsProducts#1051556838&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2015-06-12T09:59:33Z Agricultural Lime - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/4-SpecialsProducts#813512317&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p align="justify"><strong>Agricultural Lime</strong>&nbsp;is a calcitic grade soil additive, which enables it to produce quick results. It is made from pulverised limestone. The primary active component is calcium carbonate. It enhances crop yields as it increases the pH of acidic soils, thereby greatly enhancing uptake of nutrients by plants. It provides a source of calcium for plants and permits improved water penetration for acidic soils.</p><br /><a href="/Agricultural_Lime.pdf"> Agricultural Lime - Product Specifications</a> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 09:08:38 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/4-SpecialsProducts#813512317&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2015-06-05T09:08:38Z Offering Diverse Building Solutions - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/4-SpecialsProducts#2128422891&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/wcm/connect/5d8cc680424b06aca3c9e34553e94dbc/specials.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=5d8cc680424b06aca3c9e34553e94dbc" alt="" /><p>Lafarge uses scientific research and experimentation to find ways of creating more solutions for building needs while using fewer natural resources while. Lafarge's goals in researching more products are based on a number of drivers which include:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" summary=" "> <tbody> <tr> <td> <ul> <li>To develop products for sustainable construction&nbsp;</li> <li>In the production process, to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and conserve natural resources e.g. by increasing the proportion of recycled raw materials used.</li> </ul> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 14:43:20 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/4-SpecialsProducts#2128422891&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2013-12-23T14:43:20Z Publication - The Latest Publications from the Lafarge Group http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/1-About_us#595485456&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>In addition to the materials published by the Group, Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe also produces a number of publications for its stakeholders, such as customers, neighbours and elected officials. &nbsp; &nbsp;</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/zw/7-Journalists"> Media Enquiries within Zimbabwe</a><br /><a href="http://www.lafarge.com/wps/portal/6_5_2-Toutes_publications"> Group Publications</a> Thu, 30 May 2013 13:25:15 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/1-About_us#595485456&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2013-05-30T13:25:15Z Results - The Latest News Across Zimbabwe http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/1-About_us#296607020&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>Lafarge has a commitment to open communications and proactively communicates with its stakeholders on a number of developments, especially innovative products and efforts to develop more sustainably.    </p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/zw/7_2-Download_centre"> Press Releases</a> Thu, 30 May 2013 13:24:43 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/1-About_us#296607020&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2013-05-30T13:24:43Z Aggregates on offer - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/3-Aggregates#1276823436&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> </xml><![endif][if gte mso 9]><xml> Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE </xml><![endif][if gte mso 9]><xml> </xml><![endif][if gte mso 10]> <style> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:8.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} </style> <![endif]--></p> <p>Lafarge extracts these resources from the heart of the earth to make materials that bring the heart's desires to life, and are used to build better cities. Lafarge capitalizes on its expertise and market knowledge in developing its aggregates strategies.</p> <p>The aggregates produced by Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe are tested and comply with Zimbabwe Standard Specification for Aggregates for Natural resources: SAZ 233:1997</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Lafarge&nbsp;&nbsp;Cement Zimbabwe sells the following aggregates:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="1" width="100%" summary=" " bgcolor="#ffffff"> <colgroup><col width="255*"></col> <col width="1*"></col> </colgroup> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="2" width="100%" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p align="justify"><strong>Crusher Run</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" valign="top" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p align="justify">Well graded crushed rock in the size range 0-125mm</p> <p align="justify"><strong>Use</strong></p> <ul> <li>Generally used as bulk fill to stabilize structures and pavements. May also be used for footpaths or as a temporary running surface.&nbsp;</li> </ul> </td> <td width="0%" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p align="justify">&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2" width="100%" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p align="justify">&nbsp;</p> <p align="justify"><strong>6mm Stones</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" valign="top" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p align="justify">Graded sand and gravel</p> <p align="justify"><strong>Use</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ideal for use in concrete</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p align="justify"><strong>20mm Stones (3/4 inch)</strong></p> <p align="justify">Graded coarse aggregates including crushed limestone, crushed granite, crushed gritstone, crushed &amp; uncrushed gravel and secondary aggregates.</p> <p align="justify"><strong>Use</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ideal for general construction use, civil engineering (pipe bedding and surround, filter media) and for decorative uses.</li> </ul> </td> <td width="0%" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p align="justify">&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2" width="100%" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p align="justify">&nbsp;</p> <p align="justify"><strong>Washed Sand</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="100%" valign="top" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p align="justify">The preparation of sand consists of five basic processes: natural decomposition, extraction, sorting, washing, and in some cases crushing.</p> <p align="justify"><strong>Use</strong></p> <ul> <li>Sand is used to provide bulk, strength, and other properties to construction materials like asphalt and concrete.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> <td width="0%" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p align="justify">&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table><br /><a href="/wps/portal/zw/2_4-Cement-Customer-Service"> Contact Us</a><br /><a href="/wps/portal/zw/3_2-Products"> View Our Products</a> Thu, 30 May 2013 12:42:57 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/3-Aggregates#1276823436&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2013-05-30T12:42:57Z The 3 Functions of Aggregates - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/3-Aggregates#1199897463&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>Aggregates are fragments of rock measuring from 0.08 to 80 millimeters in diameter. Examples of their uses include:</p> <ul> <li>road and road surfaces,</li> <li>railway ballast,</li> <li>fill material,</li> <li>sand traps in golf courses, beaches, playing field surfaces, horse racing tracks, etc.</li> </ul> <p>They can also be mixed with a binder - either cement to make <strong>concrete</strong> or tar to make <strong>asphalt</strong> - and used in the manufacture of houses, structures and bridges.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 12:38:30 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/3-Aggregates#1199897463&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2013-05-30T12:38:30Z <link>http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/5-Research_and_Innovation#0&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2</link> <description><br /><a href="http://www.lafarge.com/wps/portal/4_3_3-Produits"> Lafarge cement innovative solutions</a><br /><a href="http://www.lafarge.com/wps/portal/4_4_3-Produits"> Lafarge aggregates innovative solutions</a><br /><a href="http://www.lafarge.com/wps/portal/4_5_3-Produits"> Lafarge concrete innovative solutions</a><br /><a href="http://www.lafarge.com/wps/portal/3_2_4-Expertises-organisation"> Lafarge's R&amp;D fields of expertise</a><br /><a href="http://www.lafarge.com/wps/portal/3_2_3-Enjeux-strategie"> Lafarge's research and development strategy</a></description> <pubDate>Tue, 14 May 2013 10:10:59 GMT</pubDate> <guid>http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/5-Research_and_Innovation#0&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2</guid> <dc:date>2013-05-14T10:10:59Z</dc:date> </item> <item> <title>Lafarge in Zimbabwe - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/1-About_us#1686389477&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/wcm/connect/48451c804f050d2d9517ddef012b8dc6/110325_2295_Lafarge_Environ.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=48451c804f050d2d9517ddef012b8dc6" alt="" /><p><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> </xml><![endif][if gte mso 9]><xml> Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE </xml><![endif][if gte mso 9]><xml> </xml><![endif][if gte mso 10]> <style> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:8.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} </style> <![endif]--></p> <p>Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe, formerly Circle Cement, is a subsidiary of the Lafarge Group. The Lafarge Group is a world leader in cement and other building materials.</p> <p>Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe, is known for its contribution to the construction industry over the years. The Kariba dam, the Kabora Bassa dam, major bridges in the country and almost all high rise buildings in Harare are connected to Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe as the main supplier of cement.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/zw/4_1-All_about_special_products"> Our Specials products</a><br /><a href="/wps/portal/zw/6_2-2020_Ambitions"> Our Services</a><br /><a href="/wps/portal/zw/3_2-Products"> Our Aggregates</a><br /><a href="/wps/portal/zw/2_2-Products"> Our Cement Products</a> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:49:12 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/1-About_us#1686389477&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2013-03-25T14:49:12Z Partnerships - Partnerships in Zimbabwe http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/5-Research_and_Innovation#1511479297&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>Lafarge runs a Partnership in building program, designed to partner with learning institutions in an effort to develop the construction industry, by facilitating learning programmes that can enhance knowledge and skills growth in the sector.</p> <p>This programe was born out of a realisation that significant construction in Zimbabwe is carried out by masons, many of whom have not had any formal training in construction.</p> <p>If you would like to know more about this programe, please don't hesitate to contact the our marketing team for further information!</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/zw/1_3-Contacts_and_locations"> Our marketing team</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:39:45 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/5-Research_and_Innovation#1511479297&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:39:45Z Building Communities - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/6-Sustainable_development#1064225864&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>We recognise that we do not operate in isolation and seek to build lasting relationships within the communities that we operate&nbsp;</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/zw/6_5-BuildingCommunities"> Building communities</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:39:05 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/6-Sustainable_development#1064225864&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:39:05Z Media enquires in Zimbabwe - Who to contact if you have a media enquiry? http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/7-Journalists#745945129&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <img src="http://www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/wcm/connect/8dae3b004e83725ca6a4b7c38c8a47e9/media.jpg?MOD=AJPERES&amp;CACHEID=8dae3b004e83725ca6a4b7c38c8a47e9" alt="" /><p><strong>Chiedza Matimba</strong></p> <p>Communications Manager</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Tel: (+263 0) 772 146 057-76</p> <p>Mobile: (+263 0) 772 168 760</p> <p>Email: <a href="mailto:chiedza.matimba@lafarge.com" target="" title="">chiedza.matimba@lafarge.com</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/zw/7_4-ContactUs"> Give us your comments</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:29:00 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/7-Journalists#745945129&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:29:00Z Title - sub-title http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/1-About_us#1795038832&amp;amp;xts=524431&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.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/1-About_us#1795038832&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:56Z Products - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/2-Cement#177088943&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe &nbsp;is one of the leading &nbsp;cement players in the country. Our high performance blended cements are available in Portland Cement (PC) and Masonry Cement (MC) variants.</p> <p>Click on the link below to know more about our products.</p><br /><a href="/wps/portal/zw/2_2-Products"> Our Cement </a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:25:37 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/2-Cement#177088943&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:37Z Our Environment Policy - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/6-Sustainable_development#2147262272&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>Lafarge can only be guaranteed enduring performance by taking into account social, economic and environmental issues. Long-term performance goes hand in hand with protecting our natural resources &nbsp; &nbsp;</p><br /><a href="/Environmental_Policy.pdf"> Environment Policy</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:25:29 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/6-Sustainable_development#2147262272&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:29Z Services - http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/2-Cement#259665803&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 <p>Having a beautiful home is a dream for most of us.&nbsp;&nbsp;At Lafarge, our interaction and experience with homebuilders over a period of time has given us a deep understanding of the process. Similarly all cement products are produced under stringent quality controls. It is because of this that Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe has maintained its reputation for delivering a consistently good quality end product. &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><br /><a href="http://www.lafarge.com/wps/portal/1_2_2-Lafarge_dans_le_monde"> Our world Presence</a> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:25:21 GMT http://get.xiti.com/url.xiti?www.lafarge.co.zw/wps/portal/zw/2-Cement#259665803&amp;amp;xts=524431&amp;xtor=RSS-2 2008-09-30T10:25:21Z