Company Profile

Lafarge Umiam Mining Pvt. Ltd., (LUMPL), a company incorporated in Meghalaya, India, under the Indian Companies Act, 1956, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of LafargeHolcim Bangladesh Ltd (LHBL), a company incorporated in Bangladesh under the laws of Bangladesh. LHBL was set up as a cross border cement manufacturing project. In November 2000, the two Governments of India and Bangladesh signed a historic agreement through exchange of letters in order to support this unique project and till date it is the only cross-border industrial project between the two countries. The agreement provides for uninterrupted supply of limestone to the cement plant at Chhatak in Bangladesh by a 17km long conveyor belt from the quarry located at Nongtrai in the state of Meghalaya.

LafargeHolcim is a world leader in building materials, employing 80,000 people in 80 countries. 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, LafargeHolcim places innovation at the heart of its priorities in order to contribute to more sustainable construction and to better serve architectural creativity.

Another major sponsor, Cementos Molins, based in Barcelona, Spain, is a renowned cement company founded in 1928. With over 75 years of experience in manufacturing cement, Cementos Molins has industrial operations also in Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Tunisia, Bolivia, Colombia and Bangladesh.