June 2017

Tour of Lafarge Cement Plant

Organized by the Tri-City Branch of APEGBC

Status: Advanced registration is now closed or the event is sold out. For space availability, please contact Tim Verigin at the association office 604.430.8035. Thank you.
Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM–5:00 PM
Location: 7611 No. 9 Road, Richmond, BC
Credit: 2 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: $10.00 + GST = $10.50
Contact: If you have questions, please contact Michael Qiu, Event Coordinator at 604.933.3050. For event registration assistance, please contact Tim Verigin at the association office at 604.430.8035.
Note: PPE Requirement: Bring your own safety boots (hard hats and safety glasses provided by the site). Thank you!
Please join the Tri-City Branch for a site visit to the Lafarge Cement Plant. The tour will cover the principles of cement production and introduce different processing units at the Lafarge plant. There will be a safety orientation followed by a quick cement manufacturing simulation video. Depending on the number of participants, the facility tour may be divided into small groups.

Please read the full description below for more details and special instructions.

The Richmond Cement Plant has been producing materials for the construction industry since 1957. The plant's success is founded on the efforts of its dedicated employees and their unwavering focus on excellence. As with Lafarge facilities throughout North America, the Richmond Cement Plant is committed to being a good neighbour, serving as an active, positive force in the community, and working toward cleaner and greener operations. Discover examples of projects from around North America that have made use of Lafarge products.

Special Instructions

  • Please drive through the gates at the end of No. 9 road and follow the drive way in. On the left will be a visitor parking area, please reverse park there. Once you have parked follow the driveway down to the last building with glass double front doors. The receptionist will call our onsite contact when you arrive. Please sign in at the front desk. 
  • Please wear your own safety boots (hard hats, safety goggles and hi-vis vests will be provided on site).


  • Guest/Non-member registration: If you are not a member of APEGBC, you can register online by quickly creating a 'non-member' account. After clicking on the 'Register' link, you will be brought to a login screen. Towards the bottom, there is a ‘Create new account’ link. Click this link and follow the prompts to create your account and then you will be able to register online with this new account. Thank you and we look forward to having you join us.
  • Photography Disclaimer: APEGBC will take photographs at this event and may use those in APEGBC news or promotional material in print, electronic, or other media, including the APEGBC website. By attending this event, you grant APEGBC the right to use your name and photograph for such purposes. Should you wish to avoid being photographed, please notify an event volunteer at the onsite event registration desk.
  • Space is limited to 20 attendees.

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