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Contempra™ Brand Portland-Limestone Cement: Canada

Lafarge is manufacturing and shipping portland-limestone cement (PLC) - industry-branded Contempra™ - to customers in eastern and western Canada.  Contempra provides nearly equivalent performance as compared to traditional cement while delivering up to a 10% reduction in CO2 emissions.  Use Contempra for your next project!

 

Approved in Codes and Specifications

  • Canadian cement specification A3000
  • Canadian concrete specification A23.1
  • National Building Code of Canada (NBCC)
  • Provincial building codes: Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Nova Scotia
  • National Master Specifications (NMS), developed and maintained by Public Works and Government Services Canada, now includes PLC in its cement types for cast-in-place concrete specifications.

 

Availability from Lafarge

  • Bath, Ontario Cement Plant
  • Richmond, British Columbia Cement Plant
  • St. Constant, Quebec Cement Plant

 

Ready-mix plants:

  • Ontario: Bearbrook, Moodie Drive, Brantford, Strathroy, Napanee, Kingston, Milton
  • Quebec: Gatineau, Saint-Adèle
  • British Columbia: Kent Ave., Harbour, Kask Bros.

 

Who to contact at Lafarge

 

Eastern Canada

Daniel Héroux, ing., P.Eng., LEED Green Associate

Brownfield Segment Manager

647-960-3016

daniel.heroux@lafarge.com 

 

British Columbia

Matt Dalkie, P.Eng.

Technical Sales Representative, Cement

604-328-7793

matt.dalkie@lafarge.com

Resources

Contempra™ in British Columbia Cement Industry Reaching Milestone

Contempra™ is rapidly becoming the preferred standard for the majority of new concrete construction projects in British Columbia. Learn more from the Cement Association of Canada.

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