Pits & Quarries
Lafarge Canada acquires Okanagan valley’s Westridge Quarries
May 3, 2023 By Rock to Road Staff
May 1, 2023, KELOWNA, BC – Westridge Quarries, an established supplier of construction aggregates and contract crushing services for the Okanagan Valley, has been acquired by Lafarge Canada.
Lafarge will assume control of Westridge’s operations, in addition to two quarries and one sand and gravel reserve in the Okanagan region. Westridge’s 70 employees will be joining Lafarge as a part of the deal.
This acquisition is in alignment with Lafarge’s current growth strategy, with the company aiming to expand their presence in the aggregates market by targeting the acquisition of pits, quarries, docks, and depots in strategic high growth markets by 2025, reported a press statement from the company.
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