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Thursday December 13, 2018

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Are Your Sustainable Credentials Tied To Your Work?
Green
Tuesday May 12 2015

Are Your Sustainable Credentials Tied To Your Work?

Enlightened property and infrastructure companies have their environmental and social impacts tied to their corporate brand and recognised by consumers.

EU Approves Lafarge-Holcim Merger
Business
Tuesday December 16 2014

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
Business
Tuesday October 7 2014

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
Business
Thursday July 31 2014

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
Business
Tuesday July 8 2014

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
Business
Tuesday July 8 2014

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
Business
Thursday June 26 2014

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
Business
Tuesday April 29 2014

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
Business
Monday April 7 2014

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.