Bamburi Cement Limited is a subsidiary of LafargeHolcim listed in the Nairobi Securities Exchange, and is the leading cement manufacturing and marketing company in the Eastern Africa region.
The company was incorporated in 1951 and opened its Mombasa plant in 1956. Today it has two cement plants located in Mombasa and Athi River. In addition it has three subsidiaries:
- Hima Cement Limited (HCL) - a Uganda based subsidiary with a Plant located in Kasese, and corporate offices in Kampala.
- Bamburi Special Products Ltd (BSP) - A wholly owned subsidiary which is the largest supplier of Ready Mix Concrete and Precast blocks.
- Lafarge Eco Systems Limited (LES) - A wholly owned subsidiary of BCL, focusing on sustainability of land use and quarry rehabilitation. It provides market leadership in environmental responsibility as well as a point of engagement for neighbouring communities and other stakeholders.
Bamburi has grown to be the leader and Industry Captain with a bold vision for the future, which is ‘To be the undisputed leader and the preferred partner by providing innovative solutions for nation building’, and Health & Safety as its overarching value. The company's aspiration is to conduct its business with zero harm to people. To this end, its seeks to create a healthy and safe environment for its employees, contractors, communities and customers based on a true safety culture.
Ingrained within the Bamburi Cement's’ value system is the long-standing commitment to make positive, tangible and sustainable difference among the communities it operates in and serves, and its sustainable development agenda is organized around Social, Economic and Environmental pillar.
Its investment to sustainability is aimed at making positive contribution to nature and society. As a corporate citizen Bamburi plays an active role in meeting societal challenges, development of communities and implement proactive measures in favor of sustainability. Bamburi is committed to the future and the positive contribution it intends to make to society, to secure the future generations in light of the challenges of rapid urbanization, environmental degradation; and have made great strides in the area of Biodiversity Management, improved energy consumption and resource efficiency through utilization of non-fossil fuels, including biomass as a continuous program to reduce environmental footprint.
Bamburi Cement continues to support and be part of the growth of the Kenyan economy, contributing both to the national and local county economies in terms of taxes, direct and indirect employment, support in safe construction standards, enterprise creation in the areas of logistical provision, labour provision, general and maintenance contractual services, just to mention a few areas.
Company also has a firm commitment in complying with all applicable laws, regulations and other requirements, and conducts its business with consistent development principles. Bamburi's openness, honesty and accountability to its stakeholders is evident in its practices. This includes reporting publicly on compliance, performance and progress, and informing its stakeholders routinely about its operations and products, soliciting their feedback and encouraging positive dialogue. The company cooperates proactively with legislators and regulators to evaluate the feasibility impact and cost/benefit of proposed laws, regulations and standards.
Kenya-Re Towers, 6th Floor,
Mara Ragati Road, Upper Hill
P.O. Box 10921-00100
Tel: (+254-20) 2893000/2710487
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