Blasting update: Thursday, April 8, 2021 

Lafarge will be blasting in the Exshaw quarry on Thursday, April 8, 2021. The blast will take place at approximately 2:30 p.m. If you would like to receive email updates on blasting operations, please contact

Back Mountain Project blasting 

With work underway on the Back Mountain Project, community members can expect an increase in blasting during the day. These smaller blasts could occur multiple times throughout the day. To minimize disruption and to differentiate from regular production blasts, the project will utilize three blows from an air horn as a signal instead of a siren. The air horn will be quieter. The siren will still be used for regular production-related blasts.


Hosting government officials

Lafarge hosted representatives from the Government of Alberta this summer, including Minister of Transportation, Ric McIver and Minister of Infrastructure, Prasad Panda; and Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin. They were briefed on the challenges and opportunities...

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