LafargeHolcim Tanzania has opened a new centre in Dar es Salaam. The Building Materials Centre opened on 3 December 2018 and is located at the Golden Heights building on Chole Road in Masaki.
The centre will host discussions and information-sharing sessions that are designed to inform professionals in the industry about cement. Professionals attending the sessions will gain knowledge of various types of cement and the latest building materials and trends.
Sessions are suitable for industry players
The discussions are perfectly-suited for engineers, architects, contractors and a range of industry stakeholders. A variety of topics make up the focus of the centre, including modern challenges facing the industry and possible solutions.
Being a world-leader in construction and building materials, LafargeHolcim Tanzania has access to the latest research and development. LafargeHolcim’s global presence allows the centre to share the latest solutions for a variety of social, environmental and sustainability challenges – which creates shared value with society.
Training will help to build Tanzania
“The sessions will focus more on equipping professionals with knowledge about construction techniques for the contemporary world,” says LafargeHolcim Tanzania chief executive officer Ilse Boshoff. “This will help to support in building resilient infrastructure, foster innovation and to promote sustainable economic growth,” she states.
“Technology changes rapidly in a short amount of time; training that will be offered at this centre and with Lafarge’s focus on efficiency, reliability & innovation, the beneficiaries will be able to now acquire modern skills on building materials and consequently apply the knowledge in bettering their infrastructure sector,” says Boshoff.
LafargeHolcim is a leading building materials and solutions company that has been operating in international markets for decades. We produce cement and aggregates for construction projects, ranging from small affordable housing developments to large-scale infrastructure projects such as high-rise buildings, dams and bridges.
LafargeHolcim Tanzania has been supplying the country and neighbouring countries with our world-class Tembo cement brand for over 30 years. Our head office and fully-integrated plant are located in the Mbeya Region at Songwe in Southwest Tanzania.
At LafargeHolcim Tanzania, we believe customers come first. We listen to your specific requirements to supply and develop the best solutions for your needs. As the new leader in building materials, you can also rely on our cutting-edge research and development capabilities that have resulted in the finest materials for your construction projects, whether large or small.