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LAFARGE CORPORATION COMPLETES OFFERING OF 5 MILLION COMMON SHARES

 RESTON, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Lafarge Corporation (NYSE: LAF; TSE, ME) announced today that it has completed the public offering of 5 million shares of common stock. Of those shares, 3,550,000 were underwritten in the United States and 1,450,000 shares were underwritten in Canada at a price of US$18.25 per share. Concurrently with the U.S. and Canadian sales, Lafarge Coppee S.A., the principal shareholder of Lafarge Corporation, has committed to purchase directly from the company at the price to public 1,750,000 shares of common stock.
 Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and Dillon, Read and Co. Inc. were the managing underwriters for the U.S. offering. The underwriters for the concurrent Canadian offering were Wood Gundy Inc., Midland Walwyn Capital Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc.
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 /CONTACT: Jean-Pierre Cloiseau of Lafarge Corporation, 703-264-3670/
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