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Breedon targets acquisitions from Lafarge and Anglo-American UK sales

02 May 2012, Published under Cement News

Breedon Aggregates is eyeing the quarry assets of Lafarge and Anglo American PLC that need to be sold for their British joint venture to succeed. The aggregate company is likely to bid on the quarries up for sale after the Competition Commission ruled yesterday that a merger between Lafarge and Anglo American’s UK subsidiary, Tarmac, could go ahead only after substantial disposals. This means that the Hope Cement works, in Derbyshire, and a host of quarries, ready-mixed concrete and asp...

Commission demands Lafarge/Anglo asset sale, UK

01 May 2012, Published under Cement News

The UK’s Competition Commission (CC) has said Anglo American PLC and Lafarge must sell a significant portfolio of operations before their proposed construction materials joint venture can go ahead. A nglo American, through its UK subsidiary Tarmac, and Lafarge are both global firms that supply construction materials in the UK. The parties proposed to establish a 50:50 joint venture, to which each of them would contribute the bulk of their construction materials businesses in the UK. ...

Lafarge-Tarmac tie-up challenged on competition grounds, UK

21 February 2012, Published under Cement News

The planned merger between Lafarge and Tarmac has been called into question by the UK’s Competition Commission (CC) on grounds that the tie-up could damage competition in both the bulk cement and other construction materials markets. In February 2011, Lafarge and Tarmac announced their agreement to combine their cement, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and contracting businesses in the United Kingdom, comprising Tarmac Limited and Lafarge Cement UK, Lafarge Aggregates and Concret...