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1950
Incorporation of Malayan Cement Berhad (now known as Lafarge Malayan Cement Bhd) as a subsidiary of Blue Circle Industries PLC, United Kingdom.

1953
Establishment of Rawang Works, Malaysia’s first cement plant. (Rawang Kiln No. 1 – 110,000 tonnes per annum).

1958
Commissioning of Rawang Kiln No. 2 (190,000 tonnes per annum).

1964
Opening of Kanthan Works by Pan Malaysia Cement Works Bhd (PMCW).

1965
Commissioning of Kanthan Kiln No. 2 (190,000 tonnes per annum). Opening of a grinding plant in Singapore by Pan Malaysia Cement Works Singapore (PMCWS).

1967
Merger of cement operations with PMCW and the formation of Associated Pan Malaysia Cement Sdn Bhd (APMC). Also acquired 50% stake in PMCWS.

1980
Commissioning of Rawang Kiln No. 3 (1,200,000 tonnes per annum). Incorporation of Supermix Concrete Pte Ltd (SPMS).

1983
Incorporation of Supermix Concrete (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (SPMM).

1985
Commissioning of Kanthan Kiln No. 3 (800,000 tonnes per annum).

1992-3
Upgrating of Rawang kiln No.3 and Kanthan Kiln No.3 to 1.5 and 1.0 million tonnes per annum respectively.

1997
Southern Cement Industries Sdn Bhd (SCI) commissioned its grinding plant with a rated capacity of 770,000 tonnes per annum in Pasir Gudang, Johor. Commissioning of Bulk Import Terminal with silo capacity of 55,000 tonnes in Jurong Port, Singapore to replace PMCWS grinding facility.

1998
Commissioning of Kanthan Kiln No. 4 (1,800,000 tonnes per annum) Acquisition of the remaining 50% stake in APMC.

1999
Acquisition of Kedah Cement and merger between APMC and Kedah Cement.

2000
Opening of a dry-mix cementitious product plant in Tuas, Singapore.

2001
Becoming part of Lafarge Group following Lafarge’s acquisition of Blue Circle. SPMM acquired Pengkalan Concrete and spread its wings to East Malaysia.

2002
Malayan Cement launched a new corporate identity which reflects its membership in the Lafarge Group.

2003
Company name officially changed from Malayan Cement Berhad to Lafarge Malayan Cement Berhad to better reflect its corporate identity as a member of the Lafarge Group.

2007

A record annual production of 3 million tonnes of clinker by Kanthan Plant.  Pasir Gudang Plant launched its first Pulverised Fly Ash (PFA) blended cement.

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