COMPANY’S PERFORMANCE AND
Internship Organization: Lafarge Surma Cement Limited
Internship Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Abdul Hannan Chowdhury
Director, BBA Program
School of Business.
North South University
Bachelor of Business Administration
Part – 1
Lafarge Surma Cement Limited (LSC) was incorporated on 11 November, 1997 as a private limited company in Bangladesh under the Companies Act 1994 having its registered office in Dhaka.
World leader in building materials Lafarge of France and renowned Spanish cement producer Cementos Molins have set up a state-of-the-art fully integrated dry process cement plant at Chhatak, Sunamganj in north east Bangladesh. This location is 10 km away from the border with the Indian State of Meghalaya.
The quarry is located at the border in East Khasi Hills in Meghalaya (India). The project has its uniqueness as the raw materials—limestone and shale are being brought from the quarry across the international border by a 17 kilometer long belt conveyor. Two subsidiaries of LSC, one holding the mining rights & land leases and the other for quarry operations are located there. Lum Mawshun Minerals Private Limited (LMMPL) is to hold the mining rights and land leases and Lafarge Umium Mining Private limited (LUMPL) to carry out the mining operation.
The head office of Lafarge Surma Cement Limited is located at Dhaka (House 35, Road 24, Gulshan 1, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh). The intellectuals behind the scene work here. Strategies for future, financial forecasting and decision making, records, procurements, internal administration and all major parts are geared up from this place.
The commercial department is positioned also in Dhaka.
|1.1. Background |
|1.1.1. Lafarge France |
Lafarge was founded in France in 1833. Throughout these 174 years it has been growing steadily to take lead in the production of different kinds of construction materials and has established itself as the world leader in construction material business. The expertise of Lafarge in efficient industrial production, conservation of natural resources and respect for both the society and environment is being implemented all around the world. It firmly believes that industrialization must create value, protect the environment and respect people and their cultures. With a workforce of 71,000 people, the Lafarge Group is present in 70 countries. Its sales for 2006 amounted to €17 billion. Its growth is founded on sustainable development policy. Group know-how encompasses industrial efficiency, value creation, protection of the environment, respect for people and cultures, and preservation of natural resources and energy. To improve building materials, Lafarge places the customer at the heart of its preoccupations. It offers the construction industry and the general public innovative solutions bringing greater safety, comfort and quality to their everyday surroundings.
Lafarge offers all construction industry sectors - from architect to tradesman, from distributor to end-user - a comprehensive range of products and solutions for each stage of the building process. Lafarge holds top-ranking positions in each of its four businesses: Cement, Concrete, Aggregates and Gypsum. The Lafarge Group is listed...