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EU Approves Lafarge-Holcim Merger
EU anti-trust regulators have given the green light for the merger of French giant Lafarge and Swiss rival Holcim to form the world's biggest cement group.
World’s Most Responsible Construction Companies Unveiled
The world’s most socially and environmentally responsible firms in the construction and building materials sector have been unveiled as part of a study of 45 of...
Cement Giant Lifts ‘Constant Currency’ Profit Slightly
As it continues with efforts to merge and create a worldwide behemoth, Swiss cement giant Holcim has recorded a slight lift in operating profit in constant...
Cement Giants Unveil Billions in Asset Disposals
Cement giants Holcim and Lafarge have unveiled a series of targets for asset sales across Europe and elsewhere in a bid to persuade regulators to allow...
World’s Largest Concrete Group Continues to Grow
Mining giant Anglo American has agreed to sell its holding in joint venture Lafarge Tarmac to French partner Lafarge for up to $AU1.62 billion.
Holcim Plans to Exit Manufacturing in New Zealand
Holcim New Zealand is moving ahead with plans to exit manufacturing in New Zealand and chief executive Jeremy Smith is losing his job with the business...
Cement Giant Lifts Profit
As it flags possible asset sales in order to gain approval of a mega-merger with French outfit Lafarge to create the world’s biggest cement, concrete and...
Holcim and Lafarge $53 billion Cement Merger
Swiss cement group Holcim and French rival Lafarge are to merge, creating a dominant supplier of cement for concrete to the global construction industry.