James Peters / Jill Sperling

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Kamloops Lafarge plant to close, 26 layoffs expected

By James Peters / Jill Sperling
October 20, 2016 - 11:20am Updated: October 20, 2016 - 5:51pm

KAMLOOPS — Lafarge Canada has announced the company's Kamloops plant is shutting down.

Lafarge says it will "mothball" the local cement plant, and blames the decision on market conditions in Western Canada, which are "not expected to improve significantly for the forseeable future."