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Research and Development

With the world’s first R&D centre for the construction industry situated in Lyon, France, LafargeHolcim has spent 141 million CHF to date on research and development. We have 240 engineers and technicians from all over the world that develop solutions for the construction industry.

This has enabled us to create some of the most innovative products, solutions and services in order to reduce construction costs and contribute to more affordable housing.

The R&D centre has also enabled LafargeHolcim to improve the energy-efficiency of buildings; improve the aesthetics and strength of unique, resilient structures; minimise our environmental footprint; provide the energy industry with new solutions; make cities and worksites healthier and more sustainable; and stay one step ahead by anticipating new trends and highlighting new technologies.

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LafargeHolcim is a leading building materials and solutions company that has been operating in international markets for decades. We produce cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete for construction projects, ranging from small affordable housing developments to large-scale infrastructure projects such as high-rise buildings, dams and bridges.

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LafargeHolcim Tanzania has been supplying the country and neighbouring countries with our world-class Tembo brand for over 30 years. Our head office and fully-integrated plant are located in the Mbeya Region in Southwest Tanzania.

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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 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.

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