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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

Spain: LafargeHolcim Valencia plant cuts production

LafargeHolcim's cement plant in Sagunto, Valencia, Spain, cut production by almost 10 per cent in 2016 in response to the import restrictions imposed by Algeria, its biggest market. The group i...
News - 13 January 2017

LafargeHolcim supplied 30 concrete types to Elbphilharmonie

LafargeHolcim will see the completion of new Elbphilharmonie concert facilities in Hamburg, Germany, today. The cement producer delivered some 30 different types of concrete to meet the architects...
News - 11 January 2017

CBMI awarded two LafargeHolcim contracts

CBMI has signed two contracts with LafargeHolcim for the supply of 1Mta and 0.8Mta grinding facilities in Kenya (Nairobi) and Uganda (Tororo), respectively. The projects will be managed by Lafa...
News - 15 December 2016

Lafarge Surma Cement acquires Holcim Bangladesh

The Board of Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd has approved the acquisition of 100 per cent shares of Holcim Bangladesh from LafargeHolcim Group. The transaction is subject to approval by the shareholders ...
News - 15 December 2016

Beat Werder new Head of Media Relations of LafargeHolcim

LafargeHolcim has appointed Beat Werder as new Head of Media Relations. He will assume his new role from March 2017 onwards and report directly to Caroline Hempstead, Group Head Communications, Pu...
News - 15 December 2016

Eric Olsen to chair Cement Sustainability Initiative in 2017

LafargeHolcim Chief Executive Eric Olsen has been appointed as chairman of the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) for 2017. Mr Olsen’s appointment was confirmed at the CSI’s annual CEOs meetin...
News - 14 December 2016

Costa Rica: residents seek relief from dust

Residents of Lourdes de Agua Caliente, Cartago, Costa Rica, have spoken out about dust emissions from a nearby Holcim Costa Rica plant. The Ministry of Health visited the plant in question this...
News - 08 December 2016

A fragile but positive outlook

While South America’s cement markets may have been considerably affected by the economic downturn, the Central American countries of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragu...
Articles - 05 December 2016