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Date 18/03/2014

A Time to Give Thanks and Volunteer with the Community of Dovenby

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A TIME TO GIVE THANKS AND VOLUNTEER WITH THE COMMUNITY OF DOVENBY

 

18 March 2014, Sungai Siput, Perak - Employees of Lafarge Malaysia Berhad (Lafarge) participated in Sri Maha Mariamman Temple's annual celebration by contributing their time and effort. Lafarge also took the opportunity to make a small cash donation towards the celebration.

 

The employees from Lafarge's Kanthan Plant located in Chemor set up a refreshment counter to offer drinks and snacks to devotees throughout the celebration. In addition, the employees installed a portable water browser to wet the surface of the road as a means to provide some soothing comfort to the devotees who walked bare-footed to perform their vows.

 

Sekar Kaliannan, Plant Manager, Kanthan Plant, who represented Lafarge, also presented a donation of RM1,000 towards the temple's activities.

 

"Lafarge Malaysia first set-up its cement plant in Kanthan in 1964 and this year marks our 50th year in operation. Our contribution to Sri Maha Mariamman Temple today is one of the many initiatives which we will be carrying out to celebrate our Kanthan Plant's Golden Anniversary this year," said Sekar.

 

NOTES TO EDITORS

 

About Lafarge Malaysia Berhad

Lafarge Malaysia Berhad is a major player of the Malaysian construction industry, contributing towards building better cities. Its solutions provide cities and townships with more housing, making them more compact, more durable, more beautiful and better connected. Headquartered in the Klang Valley, Lafarge Malaysia has a network of facilities that include three integrated cement plants in Langkawi, Kanthan and Rawang, a grinding station in Pasir Gudang, more than 30 ready-mixed concrete batching plants and 6 aggregate quarries throughout Peninsular Malaysia.

Lafarge Malaysia is listed on the main board of Bursa Malaysia and is a parent of a group of companies in Malaysia and Singapore.

 

Additional information is available at www.lafarge.com.my

 

About Lafarge Group
A world leader in building materials, Lafarge employs 64,000 people in 62 countries, and posted sales of €15.2 billion in 2013. As a top-ranking player in its Cement, Aggregates and Concrete businesses, it contributes to the construction of cities around the world, through its innovative solutions providing them with more housing and making them more compact, more durable, more beautiful, and better connected. With the world's leading building materials research facility, Lafarge places innovation at the heart of its priorities in order to contribute to more sustainable construction and to better serve architectural creativity.
More information is available on Lafarge's website: www.lafarge.com

 

CONTACTS
MEDIA RELATIONS

1. Ong Ping Ping
Senior Manager, Communications
Lafarge Malaysia Berhad
Email: ping-ping.ong@lafarge.com

 

2. Janet Lim
Manager, Investor Relations & Communications
Lafarge Malaysia Berhad
Email: janet.lim@lafarge.com

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