About us

Lafarge is a leading producer of building materials in Malawi. Our product- Cement, is essential in creating the structures that shape our landscape, from homes to hospitals, bridges, roads,schools and universities. 


Lafarge in Malawi

LafargeHolcim in Malawi trades as Lafarge Cement Malawi Ltd. Lafarge Cement Malawi is an ISO 9001: 2015 Certified Company and the leading company in cement manufacturing in Malawi. We have a range of products designed to meet your needs; needs that have been identified from our work with architects, engineers and key stakeholders in the construction process. Established in 1956 as Nyasaland Portland Cement, the Company operates a Cement grinding mill in Blantyre and employes over 400 people.

Lafarge Cement Malawi is a subsidiary of the LafargeHolcim Group, a global leader in building materials and solutions. The Group has four business segments: Cement, Aggregates, Ready Mix Concrete and Solutions & Products.


Key facts and figures about LafargeHolcim

  • Present in 80 countries
  • 75,000 employees worldwide 
  • CHF 27.5bn in netsales 
  • More than 2300 plants (including 1,448 ready mix concrete sites, 663 aggregates operating sites and over 270 cement plants)
  • Our solutions and services: cement, ready mix concrete, aggregate solutions for the following businesses: buildings, infrastructure, distribution, oil and gas, affordable housing and construction systems
  • CEO : Jan Janisch 
  • Founded in 2015 following the merger  of Lafarge and Holcim