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Eric Olsen appointed future CEO of Lafarge Holcim merger

Apr 10, 2015

Eric Olsen appointed future CEO of Lafarge Holcim merger

In a move that will, hopefully, please jittery stockholders, the Lafarge and Holcim boards of directors announced the appointment of Eric Olsen as the future CEO of the merged companies. Olsen is currently executive vice president of operations at Lafarge. ...

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Holcim shareholders threaten merger plans with Lafarge…again

Mar 31, 2015

Shares in Lafarge fell by approximately 2 percent Monday, March 30, after two Holcim shareholders voiced their discontent with the revised merger terms that were put in place on March 20 to make Holcim shareholders happy and keep the merger ...

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Holcim Lafarge merger…on again

Mar 23, 2015

Holcim Lafarge merger…on again

Last week, new terms were reached in the off again-on again merger of Holcim and Lafarge. According to a Lafarge press release, the new terms sweeten the deal for Holcim shareholders by exchanging nine Holcim shares for every 10 Lafarge ...

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Lafarge Presque Isle Quarry recognized for healthy living

Mar 02, 2015

Lafarge North America has announced that its Presque Isle Quarry was awarded the 2015 Alpena Regional Medical Center’s Health Leadership Award during the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner in February. The health leadership award recognizes businesses that promote ...

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CRH agrees to pay $7.4 billion for Holcim and Lafarge assets

Feb 04, 2015

CRH agrees to pay $7.4 billion for Holcim and Lafarge assets

At the end of January Aggregates Manager reported that CRH emerged as the frontrunner to purchase assets from that Lafarge and Holcim must sell as part of a planned merger. CRH has now agreed to pay $7.4 billion for the assets in a deal ...

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CRH emerges as frontrunner for Holcim and Lafarge assets

Jan 26, 2015

CRH emerges as frontrunner for Holcim and Lafarge assets

Irish cement maker CRH has emerged as the slight frontrunner to acquire assets which Lafarge and Holcim must sell as part of a planned merger. Holcim and Lafarge's merger is expected to create a combined group with $44 billion in yearly sales. Following the ...

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Michigan DEQ approves shingles, plastics for use at cement kilns

Jan 16, 2015

Michigan DEQ approves shingles, plastics for use at cement kilns

LaFarge North America has been granted permission by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to use scrap plastics and asphalt shingles at its cement kilns in Alpena, according to the Detroit Free Press. Last fall LaFarge requested permission to burn additional fuels in ...

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Town buys sand and gravel pit from Lafarge

Jan 01, 2015

Town buys sand and gravel pit from Lafarge

The Town of Lancaster, New York, is set to buy a 28-acre sand and gravel pit from Lafarge North America on Genesee Street for $95,000, according to The Buffalo News. The town will reportedly use the land to store its millings ...

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Lafarge CEO named PCA chairman

Nov 26, 2014

Lafarge CEO named PCA chairman

John Stull, president and CEO of Lafarge North America Inc., has been named the new chairman of Portland Cement Association (PCA). Cemex USA President Karl Watson, Jr. was named vice-chairman. Stull replaces Cary O. Cohrs, president of American Cement Co., LLC. ...

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Summit Materials announces three acquisitions

Oct 10, 2014

Summit Materials announces three acquisitions

Summit Materials has announced the acquisitions of Southwest Ready-Mix, a ready-mix concrete company in southwest Houston, Texas; Colorado County Sand & Gravel, an aggregates company in Colorado County, Texas; and Concrete Supply of Topeka/Builders Choice Concrete, an aggregates and ready-mix ...

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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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