About us

With close to six decades of operations in the country, Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe Limited has earned the respect and trust of many generations of Zimbabweans as a reliable manufacturer and supplier of high quality and innovative building solutions. Over the years, the company has maintained its commitment to supporting the various sectors of the economy through infrastructure development and enhancing agricultural productivity. As such, Lafarge offers a range of cement and allied products suitable for various construction needs. These range from aggregates, to cement and dry mortar products applied for the finest finishes in construction work. The company also offers a range of soil strengthening compounds in the form of agricultural lime and continues to innovate in products and services in order to meet the changing demands of the customer. Lafarge serves in most provinces across the country with a current installed capacity to produce 450kt of cement annually. Through its operations, Lafarge employs about 800 people directly and creates thousands of upstream and downstream employment in its value chain. The company promotes diversity and inclusion thereby actively enforcing policies that support the participation of all persons regardless of gender, age and race. As a subsidiary of the Swiss headquartered LafargeHolcim, Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe (Limited) taps into world class standards in building solutions supply as well as health and safety standards. As a market leader in the construction industry in Zimbabwe, Lafarge commits to leading in sustainable operations ensuring a healthy footprint on the natural environment as well as the communities surrounding the business.

Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe( Limited) is incorporated under the laws of Zimbabwe and listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange


Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe is a member of LafargeHolcim, the global leader in building materials and solutions. LafargeHolcim is active in three business segments: Cement, Aggregates, Dry Mix Mortar and Solutions & Products. LafargeHolcim offers a broad range of high quality building materials and solutions to solve challenges that customers face around the world, whether they are building individual homes or major infrastructure projects. Demand for our materials is driven by global population growth, urbanisation, improved living standards and sustainable construction. Around 75,000 people work for the company in around 80 countries.


Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe is one the leading cement and allied products producers in Zimbabwe. The now Swiss
headquartered company was established in the country in 1956 first as Salisbury Portland Cement then owned by
the United Kingdom based Associated Portland and Manufactures Association. It was listed on the Zimbabwe
Stock Exchange in 1980, and subsequently changed its name to Circle Cement in 1982 in line with the change in
the holding company name to Blue Circle Industries Plc. Circle Cement officially changed its name to Lafarge
Cement Zimbabwe in 2007 and relisted on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.

The company has made a tremendous contribution to the country’s construction industry. Landmark construction projects in the country including the Kariba Dam, Cabora Bassa Dam, major high rising buildings and bridges were built with our cement which attests
to the fact that we have a tried and tested product. The company has recorded remarkable growth in the past few years and has two mining operations where limestone is extracted. These include Mbubu in Mashonaland East Province and Sternblick quarry in Harare. Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe has an installed Plant Capacity of 500 000 tonnes per annum




The Latest News Across Zimbabwe

Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe is committed to actively engaging its stakeholders. The company proactively communicates on a number of developments, including innovative products and efforts to develop more sustainably.    



The Latest Publications from the Lafarge Group

In addition to the materials published by the Group, Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe also produces a number of publications for its stakeholders, such as customers, suppliers and community.