LAVA Mining & Quarrying Co.

LAVA Mining & Quarrying Co. was founded in 1952 to operate the municipal pumice mine on the Island of Gyali, north of Nissiros.

The company was incorporated into the HERACLES Group of Companies in 1977 and became part of Lafarge in 2001. Now LAVA Mining & Quarrying Co. is a member of the LafargeHolcim Group.

The focus of activities is on the mining and processing of pumice from the quarry of the Island of Gyali. Through this LAVA Mining & Quarrying Co. supplies the domestic and international market with premium quality pumice.

Continuing investments by LAVA as well as a certified and externally supervised production processes ensure a consistent and high quality production of various YALI® graining.