Tags: Holcim

Anglo American sells Lafarge Tarmac interest; Lafarge, Holcim propose divestment of assets

Jul 07, 2014

Anglo American sells Lafarge Tarmac interest; Lafarge, Holcim propose divestment of assets

Lafarge intends to divest the majority of Lafarge Tarmac assets after purchasing Anglo American’s 50-percent interest in the assets, the companies announced Monday. Related: Lafarge, Holcim merger expected to impact Canada According to a press release from Anglo American, Lafarge purchased the assets ...

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Data Mining July 2014

Jul 01, 2014

Data Mining July 2014

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Data Mining June 2014

Jun 01, 2014

Data Mining June 2014

   

Strengthening the concrete supply chain

May 08, 2014

Strengthening the concrete supply chain

By understanding customer concerns, aggregate producers can differentiate product offerings and provide better customer service. Providing high-quality customer service often boils down to understanding your customer’s needs and helping to solve their problems. Tim Cost, senior technical service engineer for Holcim (US) ...

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A Merger of Equals

May 01, 2014

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com As we wait for Martin Marietta’s acquisition of Texas Industries to clear regulatory approval, another industry merger is set to change the face of the construction materials market — both domestically and globally. On April 7, the ...

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Holcim net sales fall 5.4% in Q1 2014 due to negative currency effects

Apr 28, 2014

Holcim net sales fall 5.4% in Q1 2014 due to negative currency effects

Holcim announced Monday that its net sales were down 5.4 percent in the first quarter of 2014, while like for like sales rose 7.8 percent. The company said it reached CHF 4.09 billion (about $4.64 billion) in net sales in the ...

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Holcim and Lafarge: A ‘merger of equals’

Apr 07, 2014

Holcim and Lafarge:  A ‘merger of equals’

The worldwide cement industry is about to get a little bit smaller as the Switzerland-based Holcim and France-based Lafarge join forces in a “merger of equals.” The resulting company would have annual sales of $44 billion and market capitalization of ...

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M&A Activity Off to a Fast Start

Mar 01, 2014

M&A Activity Off to a Fast Start

By George H. Reddin   After a, relatively speaking, quiet 2013, merger and acquisition activity is off to a feverish pace in 2014. Divestitures by Lafarge and Vulcan, and a merger between Martin Marietta and Texas Industries led the way. We have ...

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Data Mining

Feb 01, 2014

Data Mining

Five Holcim plants receive EPA Energy Star for energy efficiency

Dec 12, 2013

Five Holcim plants receive EPA Energy Star for energy efficiency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded five Holcim plants with the Energy Star. The EPA awards the Energy Star to businesses and individuals who demonstrate superior energy efficiency. The five Holcim plants that received an Energy Star are: Holly Hill plant ...

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Data Mining

Dec 01, 2013

Data Mining

Balance sheet management continues among operators

Nov 01, 2013

Balance sheet management continues among operators

  Corporate divestitures once again dominated the activity last month, with Lafarge North America, Inc. and Vulcan Materials Co. leading the way. Balance sheet management continues to be the emphasis to create liquidity and borrowing capacity to take advantage of when ...

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