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LafargeHolcim divests about $768 million in assets to Indian industrial group

Aug 17, 2015

LafargeHolcim divests about $768 million in assets to Indian industrial group

LafargeHolcim entered into an agreement with Indian company Birla Corporation Limited to sell upwards of $768 million in assets. The deal has yet to be approved by the Competition Commission of India, but the CCI did give conditional clearance back in ...

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LafargeHolcim starting out with less debt than expected

Aug 12, 2015

LafargeHolcim starting out with less debt than expected

The world's largest aggregate producer starts its new life since the merger with some good news as the company has far less debt than initially expected. According to Bloomberg, LafargeHolcim Ltd. is going to save $120 million in debt payments for the ...

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CRH finalizes $7 billion deal to purchase LafargeHolcim assets

Aug 04, 2015

CRH finalizes $7 billion deal to purchase LafargeHolcim assets

CRH has finalized the deal it made back in February to purchase the majority of the assets Lafarge and Holcim had to sell before their merger could be approved. RELATED >> CRH continues to eye large deals to grow the Irish aggregate ...

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LafargeHolcim offers to buy the remaining stake in Greek aggregate company

Aug 03, 2015

LafargeHolcim offers to buy the remaining stake in Greek aggregate company

LafargeHolcim is making moves to get even large just a month after it became the world's largest cement producer with a merger. The company offered on July 31 to purchase the remaining shares it doesn't own of the Greek aggregate company ...

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Holcim and Lafarge merger complete, LafargeHolcim to launch July 15

Jul 13, 2015

Holcim and Lafarge merger complete, LafargeHolcim to launch July 15

The merger of Holcim and Lafarge has been completed, and LafargeHolcim emerged as the largest aggregate producer in the world. Holcim announced in a press release that all of the conditions to complete its merger with Lafarge were complete July 10 with the success ...

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The new CEO of Lafarge India has been named

Jul 07, 2015

The new CEO of Lafarge India has been named

Lafarge has named the new CEO of its India branch as the cement giant's merger with Swiss aggregate producer Holcim. Lafarge selected Ujjwal Batria to head up Lafarge India, The Pioneer reported. Batria replaces Martin Kriegner, who has been tapped as ...

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State and Province News: July 2015

Jul 01, 2015

Indiana In early June, Judge Randy Williams ruled against Rogers Group Inc. in a case it brought against Tippecanoe County. The Lafayette Journal & Courier reports that the lawsuit involved the county commissioners, the Board of Zoning Appeals, the Area Plan ...

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VIDEO: World conference discusses Lafarge-Holcim merger

Jun 28, 2015

IndustriALL Global Union hosted leaders across the world from the aggregates industry and workers' unions in Egerkingen, Switzerland, to discuss the merger between Holcim and Lafarge. Representatives from Lafarge made it to the event to discuss workers' rights, but Holcim opted ...

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CRH continues to eye large deals to grow the Irish aggregate company

Jun 24, 2015

CRH continues to eye large deals to grow the Irish aggregate company

Material producer CRH already was set to become the third biggest aggregate company in the world off the back of deals made leading up to the merger cement giants Holcim and Lafarge, but the Irish company isn't done expanding quite yet. The Irish ...

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Lafarge names new CEO of France branch

Jun 22, 2015

Lafarge names new CEO of France branch

Concrete giant Lafarge announced a new CEO to handle the company's branch in its home country of France. Reuters reported that Lafarge selected Bénédicte Bonnechose to head replace Pascal Casanova, who was appointed to run the post-merger LafargeHolcim Latin American Division. Bonnechose first started working for Lafarge ...

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Lafarge makes moves leading up to merger

Jun 17, 2015

Lafarge makes moves leading up to merger

  With just weeks remaining until Lafarge becomes LafargeHolcim with the upcoming merger, the French aggregate company continues to make major deals across the world to expand. Lafarge struck a deal June 17 with Baring Private Equity to once again become the ...

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LafargeHolcim could see shares rise above $10

Jun 12, 2015

LafargeHolcim could see shares rise above $10

The largest Holcim shareholder told a Swiss magazine that the soon-to-be LafargeHolcim could see its share price shoot up past $100. According to Reuters, Thomas Schmidheiny said that once the merger between cement giants Lafarge and Holcim is finalized, the share ...

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