Blasting update: September 11, 2019

Lafarge will be blasting in the Exshaw quarry on September 11, 2019. The blast will take place at approximately 2:30 p.m.  If you would like to receive email updates on blasting operations, please contact


Canmore eagles contribute to the community

Lafarge would like to celebrate and recognize another year of Canmore Eagle player and team commitment to the community. We developed the Lafarge Learn to Read Program as part of our Canmore Eagles’ sponsorship package. The program was identified as a way for players...

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Lafarge hosts major lower carbon fuels research project with academic and NGO partners

Lafarge Canada Inc. and its partners — University of Calgary, Queen’s University, and Pembina Institute — are conducting a million-dollar study on the environmental benefits of introducing lower carbon fuels at its Exshaw Cement Plant. Building from previous research, this multi-partner, multi-site lower carbon fuels project is the most significant of its kind in Canada.

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Discovery Channel Canada comes to Exshaw

Documentary filmmakers from Discovery Channel Canada were onsite this April to produce a series about CP Rail to celebrate Canada 150. The focus on the Lafarge Exshaw Cement Plant was on the importance of red shale in the cement-making process, plant operations, market access, and shipping with a focus on the rail line.

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Exshaw Students Receive Post-Secondary Scholarship

Two Exshaw students each received a $5,000 scholarship from Lafarge in Exshaw to help them pursue their ambitious post-secondary goals. In 2017, Nickolas Kunz and Karey Suchan were both recognized for being excellent students, active volunteers and strong leaders in their communities.

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