Environmental Commitment

Demix Agrégats, Demix Béton and Demix Construction, divisions of CRH Canada Group Inc., are fully committed to CRH Canada's sustainable development, responsible stewardship of the natural environment and social responsibility initiatives.

This section is dedicated to sharing our initiatives that support that commitment. We encourage you to bookmark this section and visit us regularly to learn about our latest activities.

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The river remediation project in Cacouna started in 2008 in partnership with the Demix Beton employees at the Drummondville site and the organization GARAF (Groupe d’Aide à la Recherche et à l’Aménagement de la Faune). The main goal of the project is the reintroduction of trout into its natural environment.

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The preservation of wild fauna and flora is one of the sustainable development objectives of Demix. This objective mandated a specialized firm to perform the transplantation of wild garlic and Bloodroot near the Mirabel quarry and track the results of the transplants over a period of three years to help preserve these endangered species.

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Demix Béton Drummondville participated in an innovative project to install bat roosts on its silos and buildings. With the maintenance of wooded areas or through their destruction, the natural habitat of these mammals is diminishing. In order to avoid the disappearance of this species, the group GARAF, the Fauna Foundation of Quebec, the school Jean-Raimbault and the Biodome of Montreal propose integrating artificial roots for the bats.

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Holcim Canada places great emphasis on sustainability and the preservation of the environment. We tangibly contribute to this by protecting and rehabilitating the surrounding environment in order to give an enriched environment back to the community.

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With its sustainable approach and high-performance products, Demix has become one of the artisans of the Écologia Montréal project, which is on its way to becoming the city’s first LEED platinum-certified house.

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Demix Béton is a finalist for two sustainable development awards for its social and environmental stewardship in 2012.

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