Tags: Holcim

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 ...

Read More...

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 ...

Read More...

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 ...

Read More...

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 ...

Read More...

Housing Increases More than Offset by Falling Federal Spending

Jun 01, 2013

Housing Increases More than Offset by Falling Federal Spending

By George H. Reddin   Merger and acquisition activity remains slow, but steady, as the outlook for many construction markets remains flat and disappointing. Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in March, as the biggest drop in government projects in more than ...

Read More...

Residential is up, but highways are status quo (at best)

May 01, 2013

Residential is up, but highways are status quo (at best)

By George H. Reddin     The first quarter of 2013 closed with slow, but steady, deal activity — the same pattern we’ve seen in recent years. The demand from buyers is as healthy as we have seen in years, and there remains ...

Read More...

Aggregate Industries US facilities win Safety Achievement Awards

Apr 23, 2013

Aggregate Industries US facilities win Safety Achievement Awards

The Illinois Department of Mines and Minerals has given Safety Achievement Awards to three Aggregate Industries US (AIUS) facilities. The award recognizes the facilities for accomplishing a Zero Lost Time Accident Rate in 2012, which is based on a company’s lost ...

Read More...

Mobile Apps (Information Library)

Apr 10, 2013

Mobile Apps (Information Library)

Holcim’s enhanced global version weatherAPP offers a GPS location feature that provides a four-day forecast and favorability conditions for placing concrete. Holcim (US) Inc. | holcim.us KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens offers an app that gives users easy access to its social ...

Read More...

Cemex results were a bright spot as units shipped decreased in 2012

Apr 01, 2013

Cemex results were a bright spot as units shipped decreased in 2012

By George H. Reddin The fourth quarter of 2012 brought mixed results from the construction materials sector, with companies like Granite and Vulcan reporting slight decreases in aggregates shipped and revenues earned. While there were some bright spots around the country, ...

Read More...

Holcim’s Ada, Okla., plant receives business partner award

Mar 01, 2013

Holcim’s Ada, Okla., plant receives business partner award

Holcim (US) Inc. (www.holcim.us) that its Ada plant, located in Ada, Okla., has been awarded the Outstanding Business Partner Award by East Central University of Ada, Okla. This award recognizes and highlights institutions that have cultivated partnerships within their communities. The ...

Read More...

SUBSCRIBE & FOLLOW

advertisement

TWITTER

FACEBOOK

BLOG

advertisement
advertisement