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Holcim signs MoU with SLIA for their Continuous Professional Development Events

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 13:08

Holcim Lanka recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute.

As a result of the MoU, Holcim will be supporting SLIA by sponsoring their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) events.

The forthcoming event for 2015/2016 will be organized by the CPD committee, headed by top Architect Dr. Nishan Wijetunga under the auspices of Chairman, Professional Affairs Board Archt. Janaka Dharmasena and Board members.

Organised by the Professional Affairs Board, the SLIA periodically conducts CPD events as a professional obligation to systematically improve its member’s knowledge and ability in the profession of architecture.

“At Holcim, we continuously invest in the knowledge of our stakeholders.


We have access to experts in the field, and often leverage these resource personnel to educate and take a leadership role in hosting awareness programmes.


This is why we operate as a knowledge hub in inviting our stakeholders to share our best practice,” Thushara Priyadarshana – Head, Innovation and Application Centre – Holcim Lanka said on the occasion.

In the past, Holcim Lanka has hosted discussions such as the use of durable concrete for high rise buildings in order to further knowledge in the architecture profession.

The Holcim Innovation and Application is a unit dedicated to developing the best solution for customer specific needs. It is here that innovation combines with enhancing customer experiences towards creating solutions that go a long way in enriching the customer experience.


About Holcim (Lanka) Ltd

Holcim (Lanka) Ltd, a member of the LafargeHolcim group is the local subsidiary to the global construction company, currently operating worldwide.


Aiming to be a respected corporate citizen, the company focuses on Economic, Social and Environmental performance along the triple bottom line of sustainable development.


Having established the brand in Sri Lanka, Holcim (Lanka) Ltd today provides a range of cement products while also providing materials for major construction projects in the country alongside the provision of technical expertise through the Holcim Innovation and Application Centre, which allows customers to tailor the mix of cement most suitable for them.


The company currently operates island wide with an established network of distributors, united under the vision of ‘building the foundations for the future of Sri Lanka’.

Photo caption: Archt. Harsha Fernando, President, SLIA entered into this agreement as the authorized representative of the SLIA and Mr. Nalin Karunaratne, Commerical Director, Mr. Charith Wijendra, Director Supply & Procurement, signed the agreement on behalf of Holcim Lanka.

Last modified on Tuesday, 22 September 2015 13:28