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11/12/2020
Press
ZIMBABWE’S PRESIDENT COMMENDS SAINT-GOBAIN FOR ITS CONTINUOUS INVESTMENT IN THE COUNTRY

President Emmerson Mnangagwa commends Saint-Gobain for its continuous investment and confidence in the country's development potential. 

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11/10/2020
Achievement
PAM IN SOUTH SUDAN

For the first time, and despite the unstable local context, Saint-Gobain PAM pipes will be transporting drinking water in this East African country.

09/09/2020
Achievement
SAINT-GOBAIN CONTINUES TO INVEST IN AFRICA WITH NEW MORTARS PLANT IN ETHIOPIA

Saint-Gobain has opened a new mortars plant in Tulefa, Ethiopia, under the Weber brand. This new production line will be the first of its kind in the East Africa region. The Weber plant will provide the market with locally manufactured technical mortars and a tile adhesives range that aims to serve the need for more sophisticated and technically advanced building materials.

07/08/2020
Achievement
Creative façade in Libreville

In Gabon, Glassolutions has contributed to a second project in Africa with COOL-LITE XTREME glazing and the first using the SWISSPACER solution.

03/18/2020
Group
COVID-19 INFORMATION

At Saint-Gobain the health of our employees and our customers is our top priority. We have put in place protective measures in order to meet the essential expectations of our customers and partners, in strict compliance with local and national rules and directives. At its level, the Group strives to play its role as a corporate citizen to protect the health of all and limit the spread of the virus. 

03/09/2020
Commitment
With risk comes reward – Saint-Gobain reiterates its commitment to Africa

During its Africa Forum, a gathering of key executives from Saint-Gobain locations across Africa, Jean- Claude Lasserre, CEO of Saint-Gobain Africa, talks about mitigating risk by investing in and supporting its operations on the continent and its long-term commitment to growth.

03/09/2020
Commitment
Saint-Gobain donates school shoes to Mvelaphanda Primary School

Saint-Gobain’s long-standing relationship with Mvelaphanda Primary School began in 2015 with its investment in the school’s new ablution facilities as part of the group’s 350th anniversary. 

01/08/2020
Industry
Saint-Gobain in Africa's tallest building

Standing 234 meters high, The Leonardo in Johannesburg (South Africa) is now the tallest in Africa. Saint-Gobain is proud to have contributed to its construction.

11/27/2019
Achievement
SAINT-GOBAIN’S GHANA MORTAR PLANT INAUGURATES ITS NEW LINE

Saint-Gobain has grown its presence in Ghana adding a brand-new line to its current manufacturing offering.

11/27/2019
Award
SAINT-GOBAIN RECOGNIZED AS A COUNTRY CERTIFIED TOP EMPLOYER 2020

Saint-Gobain has been officially recognized by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2020 in South Africa. This is the 6th consecutive year that Saint-Gobain South Africa has been awarded this prestigious certification.

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