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USA: fire at LafargeHolcim Hagerstown plant

According to several local news sources, approximately 100 firefighters worked to extinguish a conveyor belt fire at LafargeHolcim’s cement plant in Hagerstown, USA. It is unclear in which part of...
News - 22 February 2017

Poland: LafargeHolcim awards A TEC upgrade contract

To reduce the chlorine contents without causing substantial thermal losses in the kiln line, LafargeHolcim awarded A TEC a contract for upgrading its existing REDUCHLOR ® Bypass in Kujawy, Poland...
News - 20 February 2017

The world in 2016 and outlook for 2017

This year will be a challenging year for the multinational cement companies, which are now faced by uneven economic performance in the emerging markets, combined with a new era of global politica...
International Cement Review Editor's Blog - 10 February 2017

LafargeHolcim to host innovation start-ups

LafargeHolcim has launched a plan to scale up its access to innovative construction solutions through collaborating with entrepreneurs. The Start-Up Accelerator will offer young companies on-site ...
News - 10 February 2017

India: ACC reports 2.7% advance in net profit in 2016

The Indian LafargeHolcim subsidiary ACC Ltd reported a 2.7 per cent reduction in cement deliveries for 2016 to 22.99Mt, while in the 4Q16 the reduction was 9.1 per cent to 5.45m, slightly less tha...
News - 07 February 2017

LafargeHolcim expected to announce merger deal for ACC and Ambuja Cements

LafargeHolcim, the parent company of ACC and Ambuja, is considering merging its two Indian cement majors, sources told CNBC-TV18. LafargeHolcim owns 63 per cent in Ambuja Cements. In November last...
News - 06 February 2017

LafargeHolcim to take part in Global Framework Agreement

Global trade unions represented by IndustriALL Global Union and Building and Wood Worker's International (BWI) met with representatives of LafargeHolcim on 23 January 2017 to launch the process fo...
News - 03 February 2017

Emerging markets to remain unpredictable in 2017

The year 2017 is expected to be a difficult one to negotiate for large cement corporations that have high exposure to emerging markets as major price and volume issues are now surfacing.   In rec...
News - 03 February 2017

LafargeHolcim's Olsen welcomes US infrastructure pledge

Eric Olsen, CEO of LafargeHolcim, has welcomed President-elect Donald Trump’s commitment to increasing infrastructure spending in the United States, CNBC reports. "We've believed for many years...
News - 18 January 2017

Alternative ambitions

LafargeHolcim’s leadership in reducing CO 2 emissions in the cement industry is spurring the group to make additional investments and further lower such emissions going forward. Its commitment to...
Articles - 16 January 2017