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Group of residents sues to block expansion of Lafarge’s Lockport quarry in New York

Apr 29, 2013

Group of residents sues to block expansion of Lafarge’s Lockport quarry in New York

A group of residents living near Lafarge North America’s stone quarry in Lockport, New York, has filed suit against the Lockport Town Board and is seeking to overturn the board’s decision to allow Lafarge to expand its mining operation, Buffalo ...

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Lafarge’s Paulding plant creates bat shelter on site for Earth Day

Apr 24, 2013

Lafarge’s Paulding plant creates bat shelter on site for Earth Day

Lafarge North America’s Paulding Cement plant in Paulding, Ohio mounted a bat shelter in one of the plant’s wildlife habitat areas this week in honor of Earth Day. Tim Weible, senior environmental manager at the plant, said the site is certified ...

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Lafarge Canada launches new logo

Apr 15, 2013

Lafarge Canada launches new logo

Lafarge Canada has launched a new logo featuring the text “Building better cities” below its name. Bob Cartmel, Eastern Canada president and CEO for Lafarge, said the new logo represents the company’s mission “to provide solutions that build better cities and ...

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Summit Materials acquires Westroc, purchases assets from Lafarge

Apr 12, 2013

Summit Materials acquires Westroc, purchases assets from Lafarge

Summit Materials has acquired Westroc and purchased certain aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and paving assets from Lafarge North America. Summit acquired more than 100 million tons of mineral reserves through the transactions. Summit Materials purchased two aggregates operations, three ready-mix concrete plants ...

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Bluegrass takes over the Boulder Dash

Apr 08, 2013

Bluegrass takes over the Boulder Dash

Hats off to Bluegrass Materials Company. In January, Bluegrass bought a quarry in Cumming, Georgia, from Lafarge, and is now continuing to hold its annual Spring Fling. According to Forsythenews.com, the Spring Fling festival features food, music, and children’s activities. The ...

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LaFarge sells Wichita operations to Summit Materials

Apr 01, 2013

LaFarge sells Wichita operations to Summit Materials

Lafarge North America plans to sell its aggregates, concrete and asphalt/paving operations located in Wichita, Kansas, to Summit Materials, the Wichita Business Journal reported. A Lafarge spokesperson told the Wichita Business Journal that he agreement consists of Lafarge’s three aggregate quarries, ...

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Wednesday AGG1 seminar standouts

Mar 19, 2013

Wednesday AGG1 seminar standouts

We looked over the list of AGG1 Academy seminars scheduled for today and found a few that looked especially interesting and informative. If you attend one of these, please let us know what you thought of it.   Wednesday, March 20 7:30 - ...

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Grassroots advocates recognized at awards ceremony

Mar 18, 2013

Three individuals were recognized for their advocacy efforts at the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Honors Award Ceremony. “Growing Forward,” a grassroots recognition program, recognizes association member participation on issues such as transportation reauthorization and other legislative initiatives ...

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Public Companies Dip Their Toes Back into the Market

Mar 01, 2013

Public Companies Dip Their Toes Back into the Market

By George H. Reddin The merger and acquisition news this past month came from the publicly traded companies as we continue to see balance-sheet management, a focus on core strategic business and markets, and the slow return to the buy-side. Debt ...

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Guest Blog: Public Companies Dip Their Toes Back into the Market

Feb 08, 2013

Guest Blog: Public Companies Dip Their Toes Back into the Market

  The merger and acquisition news this past month came from the publicly traded companies as we continue to see balance-sheet management, a focus on core strategic business and markets, and the slow return to the buy-side. Debt has handcuffed the ...

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Lafarge cement plays a key role in Ohio wind farm construction

Jan 01, 2013

Lafarge cement plays a key role in Ohio wind farm construction

Cement supplied by Lafarge North America played a key role in the construction earlier this year of the Blue Creek Wind Farm in Ohio, which is owned and operated by Iberdrola Renewables. One of the largest wind power plants in ...

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Lafarge U.S. operations spread holiday cheer

Dec 13, 2012

Lafarge U.S. operations spread holiday cheer

This holiday season, Lafarge North America operations across the United States organized charitable projects to give back to the communities that they call home. From Colorado to Iowa to Illinois, Lafarge operations were busy spreading holiday cheer by donating toys ...

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