August 4th, 2017
Lafarge Canada, a leading ready-mix producer in one of the world’s largest and most diverse markets, partners with Giatec to offer Smart Concrete™ to local contractors
Lafarge Canada Inc., a member of LafargeHolcim Ltd. and a world leader in the building materials industry, offers a wide range of specialized and branded concrete solutions (such as Ductal® and Agilia ®) for various applications in the construction industry. With the addition of Smart Concrete™, Lafarge will expand its product offering to bring more value to its customers. Smart Concrete™ is a value-added solution offered to contractors and construction companies who want to obtain real-time concrete temperature and strength results on the jobsite. This critical information is used to optimize various processes such as formwork removal, post-tensioning, curing and opening concrete pavement to traffic.
With this new partnership, Lafarge joins the list of leading ready-mix producers currently offering Smart Concrete™ including Tomlinson (Ontario, Canada), Stoneway Concrete (Seattle, WA), Angelle Materials (Baton Rouge, LA), Concrete Materials (Sioux Falls, SD), Hilltop (Cincinnati, Ohio), and MMC Materials (Jackson, Mississippi). Lafarge is committed to using sustainable manufacturing practices to provide products and improve the environment in and around their plants, and provide excellent customer service to meet their clients’ business and architectural needs.
About Lafarge Canada Inc.
Lafarge is Canada's largest provider of diversified construction materials and a member of the global group, LafargeHolcim. With more than 6,000 employees and 350 sites across Canada, Lafarge’s mission is to provide construction solutions that build better cities and communities. The cities where Canadians live, work, and raise their families along with the community's infrastructure benefit from the solutions provided by Lafarge consisting of aggregates, asphalt and paving, cement, precast concrete, ready-mix concrete and road construction. LafargeHolcim Ltd. and its subsidiaries are world leaders in the building materials industry and have the necessary resources to meet the building and design challenges of today’s ever increasing urbanization.
Giatec Scientific Inc. is a knowledge-based company that offers IoT and smart testing technologies to the construction industry. These include advanced NDT tools, and wireless sensors for the accurate monitoring of concrete and intelligent analysis of collected data during design, production, delivery, placement, and service to create knowledge and wisdom for all the stakeholders. With exports to more than 70 countries worldwide, Giatec is a global leader utilizing the latest innovations in hardware, software, and mobile apps to help construction companies, concrete laboratories, ready-mix producers, consulting firms, and research institutes make critical decisions in their projects.