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Holcim’s Holly Hill cement plant garners recognition

Jan 17, 2013

Holcim US Inc.'s Holly Hill cement plant is in the final four among the small manufacturers category of the 2013 Silver Crescent Awards for Manufacturing Excellence, the Times and Democrat reports. The Silver Crescent Award is touted as the most prestigious ...

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No paths are available for smooth transactions

Dec 01, 2012

No paths are available for smooth transactions

By George H. Reddin   As the push toward year-end begins and buyers and sellers work diligently to close deals by Dec. 31, I am reminded how due diligence has become a full-contact sport. Never has the due diligence process been so ...

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Steady, but modest, growth is the trend

Nov 01, 2012

Steady, but modest, growth is the trend

By George H. Reddin   Slow progress in the return of the residential market, modest enthusiasm for the passage of MAP-21, and the continued steady, albeit modest, pace of acquisitions are starting to give some optimism that the worst is behind us ...

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Elections and a ‘fiscal cliff’ loom ahead, but residential recovery continues

Oct 04, 2012

Elections and a ‘fiscal cliff’ loom ahead, but residential recovery continues

By George H. Reddin   Uncertainty continues to characterize the near-term economic outlook and inhibit stronger growth and job creation. This has been a common theme for this article during the last few years and has been a major reason for the ...

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Lattimore Materials marks safety milestone

Sep 04, 2012

Aggregate Industries US (AIUS), a Holcim Group Co., announced that Lattimore Materials Corp. (LMC), an Aggregate Industries US company, surpassed the 2 million hour mark without a lost-time injury. LMC is a leading provider of ready mix concrete and aggregate ...

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Data Mining September 2012

Sep 01, 2012

Data Mining September 2012

Home and highway markets show signs of improvement   While we remain in a period of significant uncertainty, we are beginning to get little signs that the worst is behind us and that there is guarded optimism moving forward. Housing appears to have ...

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Holcim focuses on leadership development

Aug 30, 2012

A number of leadership changes are taking place at Holcim (US). The company announced that its president and CEO, Bernard Terver, will join the Holcim Ltd Executive Committee. Holcim Ltd is the international parent company of Holcim (US). As part of ...

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Economic indicators point toward higher valuations and lower costs.

Jul 01, 2012

Economic indicators point toward higher valuations and lower costs.

                     

Optimism is Slowly Building

Jun 06, 2012

Optimism is Slowly Building

  Optimism in the construction materials sector is beginning to increase, albeit at a slow pace. While it is not necessarily showing up in reported earnings, there appears to be a sentiment that things are improving. Both Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. ...

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Holcim’s Q1 2012 report: Growing demand for construction materials

May 09, 2012

In Holcim's first-quarter 2012 earnings report, the company says that, due to good economic conditions in Asia and Latin America and growing demand for construction materials in North America and Africa Middle East, consolidated cement deliveries increased. Higher shipments ...

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Data Mining November 2011

Nov 13, 2011

Data Mining November 2011

Company financials reflect disappointing market conditions The number of merger and acquisition transactions in North America was up 13 percent for the three quarters ending Sept. 30, 2011, while the total value of these transactions was up 28 percent from the ...

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State and Province News May 2011

May 08, 2011

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates. By Therese Dunphy, Editor in Chief California At press time, a judge seemed unlikely to accept Duarte’s legal efforts to prevent plans ...

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