Lafarge Iraq – A member of LafargeHolcim

 

Lafarge Iraq is a member of LafargeHolcim Group, a world leader in building materials with a local presence in 80 countries employing 80.000 people, posted sales of CHF 29.5 billion in 2015.

Lafarge entered Iraq in 2008 in cement, 2011 in concrete developing leading positions in all its business lines. We are one of the largest non-oil investors in Iraq.

Lafarge Iraq operates 2 cement plants: Bazian cement plant located in Sulaimani, Iraqi Federal Region of Kurdistan, and Karbala Cement Plant located close to Karbala province. 15 RMX-concrete manufacturing sites located in North, Middle and South of Iraq serving private and public organizations as well as the general public.

Lafarge is a customer and end user-centric company seeking to offer high quality, innovative and differentiated building solutions and exceptional services to its customers.

 

CEMENT OPERATIONS

Lafarge - Cement Iraq is supplying the demand of the Iraqi market needs through its Wide Network  distributors and direct retailers located in all Iraqi provinces, served by competent sales representatives..

Mission of Lafarge-Cement Iraq is to be a reliable supplier of high quality innovative cement products based on diversified usages/applications contributing to the improvement of people's life style.

 

Bazian Plant

Production capacity of 2.7 MTon /Annum. Producing Ordinary Portland Cement - OPC, Portland Limestone Cement CEM11 and High Sulphate resistant Cement - SRC.

 

Karbala Plant

Production capacity of 2.4 MTon /Annum. Producing Portland Limestone Cement - CEM II and High Sulphate resistant Cement - SRC.

CONCRETE OPERATIONS

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RMX concrete presence in all major markets of Iraq

  • Country-wide coverage of commercial plants network:
    • North: Erbil, Sulaimani
    • Centre: Baghdad, Karbala, Najaf, Hilla, Wasit
    • South: Basra, Nasiriya
  • Only professional player present in multiple markets of Iraq
    • Large mobile asset base and a strong flit of concrete trucks and pumps can be readily mobilized across Iraq to support the various operations and insure a high level of professional service
  • Strong logistical capabilities allowing us to move people, raw materials and equipment across Iraq quickly and cost effectively because we have:
    • A well-developed local networks with local stakeholders
    • A good ability to gather accurate market intelligence with our local connections to mitigate operational risks and meet customer expectations
    • Vertically integrated in Concrete and Cement : Lafarge's concrete and cement businesses are the market leaders each in their field
  • International strategic supply agreements with core admixture companies
  • Well-developed partnerships with local suppliers of
    • Spare parts - Local & International sourcing of equipment and spare parts using LafargeHolcim network of suppliers
  • Consistent supply of quality concrete, cement, and other building materials
  • A rich reference of large scale infrastructure and residential projects such as Karbala Refinery Project, Bismaya Residential Complex (Baghdad), The Kobane Bridge (Sulaimani).