Building Myanmar – LafargeHolcim’s Approach to Keeping Pace with the Growth of Myanmar

On July 15, 2015, the merger between the two major building material manufacturers, Lafarge and Holcim, had been finalised. The merger allows LafargeHolcim to obtain the global market leadership in its core business segments cement, concrete and aggregates and to gain presence in 90 countries. Myanmar Business Today takes this as an opportunity to hear […]

Lafarge Launches 20,000-MT Cement Repacking Plant in Thilawa

French cement giant Lafarge has opened a cement repacking and storing factory in Thilawa special economic zone (SEZ) in Myanmar. Lafarge, one of the world’s largest building materials firm with over €15 billion in revenues, and two local companies – Aung Myin Thu and My Associates – have built the factory with an estimated investment […]

Japanese car builders bid on Thilawa

Japanese auto giants Suzuki and Toyota are among the bidders for parts and manufacturing facilities at the Thilawa special economic zone, Myanmar’s investment commission said. Aung Naing Oo, director general of the Myanmar Investment Commission, said Suzuki and Toyota, as well as France-based auto parts manufacturer Lafarge, have all made proposals to build in Thilawa […]