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Holcim acquires Polish recast concrete producer

17 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Holcim has acquired HM Factory, a provider of precast concrete solutions with net sales of CHF18m. Its solutions cover a wide variety of needs, such as walls, staircases and balconies. HM Factory is ideally positioned to capitalise on growth in industrial and residential construction. The company supplies Polish construction projects as well as exporting to Scandinavian markets. Miljan Gutovic, region head Europe: “HM Factory is a perfect complement to our existing operations, offering ...

Heracles Group set to acquire Larsinos SA

07 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Heracles Group ( Holcim group ), announces the agreement to acquire 100 per cent of Larsinos SA. This acquisition is part of Heracles Group’s growth strategy. The agreement is subject to the approval by the Greek Competition Commission. Larsinos SA is a fast-growing ready-mix concrete company with assets that include   commercial plants, on-site/jobsite ready-mix concrete, aggregates and quarrying. With this acquisition, in the ready-mix concrete sector, Heracles Group expands ...

Abyssinia Cement ownership moves to ZayRide founders

02 March 2023, Published under Cement News

The founders of Ethiopia’s pioneer taxi service, ZayRide, have added Abyssinia Cement to their investment portfolio for ETB600m (US$11.2m), according to Capital Ethiopia. Abyssinia Cement operates a 0.85Mta integrated cement plant at Chanco, 45km north of the capital Addis Ababa in the Oromia region. Habtamu Tadesse, CEO of ZayRide, said that the cement industry was one of the country’s increasingly lucrative businesses and said in terms of running costs, he expects to pay out ETB150m....

NCLT approves Sagar Cements' acquisition of Andhra Cements

17 February 2023, Published under Cement News

The Amravati bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has approved Sagar Cements' proposal to acquire Andhra Cements for INR9220m (US$111.3m). On 16 February the Sagar Cements board approved a plan to nearly double the capacity of Andhra Cements to 3Mta with a capital outlay of INR4680m, according to Money Control. Of the INR9220m proposed acquisition cost, Sagar Cements plans to raise a debt of INR6000m and equity of INR3220m. The acquisition gives Sagar Cements a 95 per...

Heidelberg Materials acquires SER Group

06 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials has acquired SER Group, a leading integrated company in the demolition and construction materials recycling business, based in Heilbronn, southern Germany. With an annual revenue of around EUR50m and three modern recycling sites, SER Group is the market leader in the greater Heilbronn area and employs more than 220 people.     The acquisition comes shortly after the take-over of Berlin-based RWG Holding GmbH in November 2022 and highlights Heidelberg Materials’ f...

Unacem acquires Termochilca

05 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Peruvian cement and concrete producer Unacem , through its subsidiary Celepsa, has bought electricity generator Termochilca. Termochilca operates the US$300m, 300MW combined cycle thermal power plant in Santo Domingo, Chilca. The completion of the acquisition is subject to the receipt and acceptance of certain conditions and signature of legal documents. Upon completion, further information will be available to investors.

Dalmia Bharat to acquire Jaiprakash Associates Ltd

13 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Following CemNet's Jaiprakash Associates Ltd news story on Monday , Dalmia Bharat Cement  has announced the acquisition of the cement assets of Jaypee Group 's flagship company Jaiprakash Associates Ltd (JAL) and its associate company's at an enterprise value of INR56,660m (US$). In a regulatory filing, Dalmia Bharat informed that its wholly-owned subsidiary Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd (DCBL) has entered into a "binding framework agreement for the acquisition of clinker, cement and po...

Thomas Gruppe acquires Opterra Zement GmbH and Opterra Beton GmbH

24 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Thomas Gruppe has confirmed the acquisition of Opterra Zement GmbH and Opterra Beton GmbH (east Germany), which have been owned by CRH Plc since 2015 as part of the pre-merger bulk acquisition of certain Lafarge and Holcim assets.  CIC-Market Solutions estimates Opterra's cement sales to be close to EUR110m. The transaction amount has not been disclosed but is unlikely to exceed EUR200m. CRH previously tried to sell this asset to Schwenk Zement KG in 2017 (transaction value of the m...

Adani in talks to acquire Jaiprakash cement unit

10 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Adani Group is in advanced talks to acquire the cement unit of Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd, part of Jaiprakash Associates Ltd, according to Mint. The group is expected to pay around INR50bn (US$607m) for a 2Mta grinding unit in Nigrie, Madhya Pradesh, along with other smaller assets. The deal will not only help lower debt for Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd but also solidify Adani’s place in the cement industry, having already acquired Ambuja Cements Ltd and ACC Ltd from Holcim fo...

Holcim buys Polymers Sealants North America

05 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim has completed the acquisition of the Polymers Sealants North America (PSNA) division of Illinois Tool Works. PSNA is a leader in coating, adhesive and sealant solutions with 2022 estimated net sales of USD100m.   With more than 150 employees and manufacturing plants in California, Arizona, Texas, Georgia and Massachusetts, PSNA will accelerate the growth of Solutions & Products, especially in waterproofing and coatings.   PSNA’s innovation-driven approach is highly complementary t...