Mining industry

To supply industries with natural resources, mining companies and specialized contractors operate and manage their extraction sites across the world, often in remote locations and sometimes in complex conditions. LafargeHolcim is the partner of choice for mining professionals to assist you from the design stage forward. With our advanced materials solutions and industry-leading standards, we bring performance and certainty to your new mine, operating mine, and mine closure projects.

 

The mining industry faces numerous challenges internationally, often in remote locations:

  • safety,
  • environmental requirements,
  • project development planning,
  • operations, and
  • remediation.
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LafargeHolcim serves mining companies worldwide, including in booming areas such as Canada, Australia, and Africa. Through a partnering approach at all phases of mine development, we offer the widest range of solutions for both open pits and underground extraction sites.

We can work with you at every stage of mine development by offering the following solutions:

  • New mines
    • Solutions for underground shafts, e.g. specific mining ready mix formulas and underground remixing and pouring
    • Specific health, safety, and environmental standards
    • Logistics solutions for remote locations
  • Operating mines
    • Backfilling and blending products and services
    • Cement packing adapted to underground conditions
    • Specific health, safety, and environmental standards
    • New specific value-added solutions in R&D
  • Mine closure
    • Mine acid water treatment
    • Mine remediation

We also provide you with a responsive and professional approach as the new leader of the building materials industry.