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Summit Materials purchases Mainland Sand and Gravel

Sep 10, 2014

Summit Materials purchases Mainland Sand and Gravel

Summit Materials has announced the acquisition of Mainland Sand and Gravel, a supplier of construction aggregates to the Vancouver and Lower Mainland region of British Columbia. Mainland operates two quarries and four river-served aggregates distribution depots. Its current team, led by ...

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Lafarge raises $35K for cancer center

Sep 03, 2014

Lafarge raises $35K for cancer center

Lafarge North America's Presque Isle Quarry celebrated its 60th anniversary in a very special way. The company hosted its first annual Stoneport 5K Quarry Run/Walk to benefit the Cancer Center at Alpena Regional Medical Center (ARMC). Lafarge representatives proudly presented a check ...

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Young teens learning to identify invasives

Aug 29, 2014

Young teens learning to identify invasives

Lafarge North America, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services and Huron Pines Conservation Group, have partnered up to bring 4-H Great Lakes and Natural Resources Campers to the Presque Isle Quarry. The campers, 13-to-15-year-olds, were introduced to identifying invasive species, the issues these ...

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Lafarge employees volunteer for cleanup project

Aug 25, 2014

Lafarge employees volunteer for cleanup project

Several Lafarge employees volunteered for the Living Lands and Waters river cleanup project on the Des Plains River in Channahon, IL, close to the Lafarge Joliet Quarry. Around 30 employees from the Lafarge US corporate office and its West Aggregates operation ...

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McLanahan hires new aggregate division leader

Aug 11, 2014

McLanahan hires new aggregate division leader

McLanahan has announced the hiring or Mark Krause as the company's new general manager of the aggregate processing division. Krause takes the leadership role with 35 years of experiences in the aggregate industry. “Mark brings experience and expertise in crushing and ...

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Holcim and Lafarge detail Brazilian disposal plans

Aug 06, 2014

Holcim and Lafarge detail Brazilian disposal plans

Holcim and Lafarge have announced the activities they plan to offload in Brazil in order to gain antitrust approval for their merger to create the largest cement maker in the world. The Swiss and French companies plan to sell several assets, including three ...

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The Ripple Effect of the Lafarge and Holcim Megadeal

Aug 01, 2014

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com As the megadeal between Lafarge and Holcim proceeds, it will be interesting to watch the ripple effect across the aggregates industry, both in the United States and around the world. Three months after the merger was announced, the ...

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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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Lafarge, Holcim merger expected to impact Canada

May 29, 2014

Lafarge, Holcim merger expected to impact Canada

Cement producers Lafarge and Holcim plan to merge next year, and Financial Post predicts that the deal could have a major impact on Canada’s aggregates industry. The report notes that the companies own about half of the cement market in Canada, which will ...

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Lafarge sells Ecuador cement operations for $553 million

May 27, 2014

Lafarge sells Ecuador cement operations for $553 million

Lafarge announced on Tuesday that it is selling its cement operations in Ecuador for $553 million to Union Andina de Cementos S.A.A. (UNACEM). The sale includes a 1.4 million-ton capacity cement plant in Otavalo, Ecuador, and is expected to help the ...

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Lafarge EBITDA rises 21% in Q1 2014

May 06, 2014

Lafarge EBITDA rises 21% in Q1 2014

Lafarge reports that its EBITDA was up 21 percent like for like in the first quarter of 2014. The company also reports that its sales were down 2 percent to €2.633 million ($3.67 million) for the quarter. Sales were up 9 ...

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State and Province News May 2014

May 01, 2014

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 tdunphy@randallreilly.com     Alabama Kane Barker, an assistant professor of chemistry and chair of the Department of Natural Sciences at Shorter University, received ...

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