Lafarge Hope award, UK

Lafarge Hope award, UK
Published: 31 August 2010

Work to develop a new type of eco-friendly commercial flooring concrete has
 earned Hope Cement Works operator Lafarge an award.

The firm was among the winners at the Green Apple Environmental Awards for its
innovative Extensia low-shrink concrete - which is unique because it requires no
 supporting steel mesh and is 100 per cent recyclable.

Jeremy Greenwood, managing director of Lafarge’s readymix, aggregates and
 concrete division, will receive the award at a ceremony to be held at the Houses
 of Parliament in November.

He said: "Being recognised for our innovation is something I am very proud of.”