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Lafarge Cement signs SRF deal with Willshee's

15 September 2022, Published under Cement News

UK-based Willshee’s Waste & Recycling has signed a multi-year contract to supply carbon-offset fuel to Lafarge Cement. Following Lafarge’s investment in an alternative fuel platform, operated by its waste division, Geocycle, Willshee’s will supply Lafarge Cement's Cauldon plant with around 15,000t of solid recovered fuel (SRF) each year, equivalent to three or four deliveries each day, five days a week. The SRF will come from Willshee’s state-of-the-art materials handling facility in Sw...

CBMI successfully ignite Lafarge Martres-Tolosane MK3 project

20 January 2022, Published under Cement News

On 17 January 2022, the clinker production line of Sinoma CBMI Construction's MK3 project at Lafarge Martres-Tolosane , France, was successfully ignited.   The main management personnel of the Lafarge Cement plant and the owner's project department, as well as the MK3 project management personnel of Sinoma Construction gathered to celebrate the arrival of this moment. The successful ignition of the project is a sincere reward to all the project staff for their hard work over th...

Lafarge Cement sees record sales in 2020

21 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Despite the coronavirus pandemic  in 2020 Czech-based producer Lafarge Cement reported a nine per cent YoY rise in sales to CZK1.55bn (US$72.1m) and pretax profit went up by 60 per cent to CZK555m. This represents the best income figure in its history, said Miroslav Kratochvil, who leads the LafargeHolcim subsidiary. The pandemic saw higher staff and operational cost. However, the increased expenditures were offset by savings, Mr Kratochvil said. Demand for building materials continues thi...

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 extends Lafarge packed cement offering

06 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Aggregate Industries has extended its packed products offering with the introduction of six new products to the Lafarge Cement range. New products in the portfolio include Concrete Mix and Postmix, both premixed ready-to-use applications composed of a blend of cement and aggregates. New Mortar Mix, also premixed and ready-to-use, is made up of a selected blend of cement, lime and aggregates for laying all types of brick and block. Other new additions include Super White Cement, which pr...

Lafarge reports higher sales from Czech operations

01 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement's sales increased by nearly two per cent YoY to CZK992m (EUR37.6m) in 2016. The company expects a moderate growth or stagnation of the Czech market for this year, according to company spokeswoman Milena Hucanova. The results benefitted from an increase in local consumption, Ms Hucanova told CTK Business News. Full-year net profit amounted to CZK206m, up by 23 per cent YoY. The rise in net profit was also influenced by cost savings in terms of materials and energy consum...

Lafarge Cement rules out compulsory redundancy if transport fleet is removed

26 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement has ruled out compulsory redundancy if it removes its transport fleet at the company’s Cauldon works in the UK, according to local press reports. Concerns have been raised that the Cauldon Works is to dispose of its transport fleet, which comprises around 30 drivers and 20 lorries, and contract the work out. However, a spokeswoman for Lafarge Cement in Cauldon said no decision had been made, but she ruled out any compulsory redundancies. A statement issued to the Post & T...

Lafarge Cement Jordan posts JOD2.75m 3Q16 loss

27 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement Jordan posted a loss of JOD2.75m (US$3.9m) in the 3Q16 against profit of JOD8950 (US$12,600) in the same period in 2015, according to a filing of unaudited 3Qfinancial results to the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE). The cement firm also posted a loss of JOD4.53m in the first nine months of 2016 against a profit of JOD5.5m in the year-ago period. Nine-month sales fell seven per cent YoY to JOD69.5m from JOD74.7m.

Lafarge makes renewed bid for environmental permit, Slovenia

07 May 2015, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement (Slovenia) confirmed Wednesday it had filed a new request for an environmental permit, though it would not comment on the details of its filing, the Slovenian Press Agency reports. The Environment Agency (ARSO) said Lafarge had made the filing at the end of April. The news comes less than two months after Lafarge suspended cement production at its plant in Trbovlje following orders from environmental inspectors. The Administrative Court revoked the environmental permits issue...

Lafarge told to suspend operations in Slovenia over enviro permits

05 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Slovenian producer Lafarge Cement said on Wednesday that the country’s environment inspectorate has ordered the plant to suspend operations for lacking environmental permits. The inspectorate acted following a recent decision of the European Commission to refer Slovenia to the European Court of Justice for failing to issue an industrial permit to a major cement factory. The Commission is also asking for fines to be imposed. Lafarge Cement said in a statement on its website it will respe...