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Lafarge Canada invests in Alberta
By Lafarge Canada
By Lafarge Canada
Calgary, Alta. – Lafarge Canada Inc. has acquired Mixcor Aggregates Inc.’s Alberta-based assets. Twenty-six sites and 50 employees will join the Lafarge team.
“Lafarge continues to be committed to investment and growth in Alberta, and contributing to our province’s economic recovery efforts. We look forward to welcoming these new employees to our team,” stated Brad Kohl, president and CEO of Lafarge Western Canada. “We know they’re aligned with our culture of health and safety and that they share our vision to accelerate green construction.”
“We are pleased that our assets will continue to serve the infrastructure demands of Alberta. Having a partner like Lafarge ensures continued success for these sites,” noted Terry Mix, president of Mixcor.
The acquisition is an example of Lafarge’s collaboration with key leaders in Alberta’s government on shared priorities such as sustainable growth, green construction and driving the success of its communities to build a stronger Alberta.Advertisement
Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish responded to the completion of the acquisition by saying, “Alberta’s government is committed to building, diversifying, and creating jobs in Alberta now. Every job is important as we work to protect Albertans from the financial effects of the pandemic and Lafarge’s work in our province ensures job security for more Albertans.”
Lafarge is one of Alberta’s largest sustainable building materials companies with more than 2,000 employees. The company said it is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for its employees while protecting the environment and collaborating on the supply of innovative and high-quality building materials.