Holcim Canada showcases sustainable construction solutions at the Association
of Municipalities Ontario Annual Conference

WINDSOR, ON, Aug. 17 /CNW/ - Holcim Canada Inc., a leading producer and supplier of products and services for the construction industry, showcased its sustainable construction solutions at the Association of Municipalities (AMO) conference held on August 15 to 18 in Windsor, Ontario.

Paul Ostrander, President and CEO, Holcim Canada spoke at one of the workshop sessions about how Holcim Canada meets public infrastructure demands with sustainable innovative solutions and how the company balances the triple bottom line of economic prosperity, social responsibility and environmental performance.

"At Holcim, we are committed to creating value for all our stakeholders. We have placed sustainable development at the heart of our business strategy for many years, because we believe it contributes in adding value and ensuring continued success", said Bill Galloway, Senior Vice President, Holcim Canada Inc.

Some of the sustainable solutions Holcim Canada featured at the event were the use of pervious concrete especially in parking lots, concrete mixes which qualify for LEED(R) credits, use of recycled aggregates, lower clinker based cement and rapid bridge replacement technology. Furthermore, the audience also learned more about Holcim Canada's Corporate Social Responsibility programs such as engagement with local communities through Community Advisory Panels (CAP) operating at Holcim's various sites and the ready-mix drum program supporting The Hospital for Sick Children and Halton Healthcare.

The AMO Annual Conference is Ontario's leading municipal sector conference. It is a forum for learning, networking and analysis for elected officials, municipal staff, policy analysts, media and anyone associated with the municipal sector. Holcim Canada proudly serves 444 municipalities in Ontario.

About Holcim (Canada) Inc.

Employing approximately 3,500 Canadians and generating annual revenues over $1.3 billion, Holcim (Canada) Inc. is a leading producer and supplier of products and services for the construction industry, serving customers across Canada.

SOURCE Holcim Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: Junaina Saulat, Manager, External Communications, Tel: 1-905-532-3065, E-mail: junaina.saulat@holcim.com

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