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Lafarge Cement UK increase concrete longevity with Lafarge Endure SR

06 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement UK (part of Aggregate Industries and LafargeHocim group) has launched a new high-performance, low-carbon, blended cement called Lafarge Endure SR. The new CEM II cement is a blend of clinker and Portland fly ash to produce a cement with a lower embodied CO 2 and improved plastic and hardened properties when used in concrete.  Endure SR is also resistant to sulphates, making it suitable for a wider variety of ground projects than CEM I blends. It has DC-4 durability standard ...

LafargeHolcim appoints new CEO of US Aggregates and Construction Materials business

11 February 2019, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim has announced the appointment of Jay Moreau as the new CEO of its US Aggregates and Construction Materials business. Mr Moreau joins the company from Martin Marietta, where he most recently served as senior vice president of Operations Services. "Jay has a proven track record in this industry, and his expertise and strong focus on commercial growth and operational excellence will be valued contributions to LafargeHolcim in the US," said René Thibault, group executive committe...

Lafarge Cement UK secures Energy Management System certification

06 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement (UK Aggregate Industries group) has achieved BS EN ISO50001:2018 in Energy Management Systems after demonstrating its ongoing commitment to energy efficiency.   As the latest version of the standard for Energy Management Systems, BS EN ISO50001:2018 requires companies to show continuous improvement in reducing the energy intensity of their operations.   The certification is formal recognition of Lafarge Cement's high standard of energy governance, which has seen the business s...

LafargeHolcim's Capital Markets Day 2018

29 November 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim presented a full overview of its 'Strategy 2022 – Building for Growth' programme at its Capital Markets Day held at the Belfry Hotel and Resort, Birmingham, UK, yesterday. Jan Jenisch, LafargeHolcim CEO, said, "Our performance in 2018 shows that execution of 'Strategy 2022 – Building for Growth' is at full speed. We have simplified the organisation and are ahead of target with our SG&A savings programme. With the recent divestment of our Indonesia operations we reached a major...

Bilfinger awarded Bardon Hill contract by Aggregate Industries

29 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Bilfinger, a Germany-based industrial services provider, has won an order from Aggregate Industries to assist with the expansion of Bardon Hill quarry in the UK. The contract includes the development, delivery, installation and networking of the electrical infrastructure of the many components and technology platforms required for the project, according to a press release. "The expansion of the quarry at Bardon Hill is one of the most ambitious projects being pursued in the European cement...

Lafarge Cement rolls out new Point of Sale for Merchant Partners

22 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Packed cement pallet Aggregate Industries has designed new point of sale materials for its Lafarge Cement range to help support its merchant stockists drive sales.   F ollowing 18 months of product innovation to extend its range of packed products, including a Sulfate Resistant Portland fly ash cement and a Postmix offering, Lafarge Cement has launched what it describes as "a simple yet incredibly effective piece of point of sale that ensures maximum impact."   The new Lafarge Ce...

Aggregate Industries introduces Postmix to its Lafarge Cement range

25 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Aggregate Industries has introduced Postmix to its Lafarge Cement range of packed products, a quality-assured premixed ready-to-use formulation for fixing all types of fence posts.   Lafarge Postmix is composed of a selected blend of cements and aggregates intended for domestic use. Easy to use, the product requires no mixing – just add water. It sets in five to 10 minutes and then rapidly hardens, allowing for fence panel hanging in around 30 minutes.   Postmix fixes all types of wood, m...

Aggregate Industries appoint new MD of Aggregates division

14 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Aggregate Industries, part of the LafargeHolcim Group, has appointed Mike Pearce as the Managing Director of its Aggregates division, as the company looks to cement its position as the UK’s leading construction materials supplier. Mr Pearce has held senior commercial and operational roles in Aggregate Industries since first joining in 1986, and moves into the role from his previous position as Commercial Director, which he has held since July 2015. As Managing Director for Aggregates he wi...

Aggregate Industries awards UPS services and maintenance contract

05 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Plant machinery maintenance specialist United Plant Services (UPS) has been awarded a new service and maintenance contract by LafargeHolcim's UK-based subsidiary Aggregate Industries (AI). In total, UPS has been assigned servicing responsibility for 50 per cent of AI's plant assets located across northern Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Southeast of England.  UPS’s team of engineers will offer its services to AI both through a mobile network of appointed operatives, and via two, onsi...

Pablo Libreros appointed Aggregate Industries’ Growth and Innovation Director

30 June 2017, Published under Cement News

As part of its ongoing commitment to being the foremost business in the construction products industry, Aggregate Industries has appointed Pablo Libreros as the new Growth and Innovation Director. With a considerable experience in the industry, Pablo has joined Aggregate Industries after having worked within LafargeHolcim Group, in South America for the past six years. Most recently, Pablo occupied the role of CEO for the Group’s Costa Rica business. Prior to this he held various senior r...