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Disclosure of shareholdings according to the Swiss Stock Exchange Act: Shareholding of Eurocement Holding AG in Holcim Ltd
September 22, 2008
Disclosure of shareholdings according to the Swiss Stock Exchange Act: Shareholding of The Capital Group Companies, Inc. in Holcim Ltd
August 20, 2008
Holcim signed a basic agreement in connection with the nationalization of its Venezuelan Group company
August 19, 2008
In April 2008, the Venezuelan government announced the nationalization of at least 60 percent of all foreign cement producers operating in the country. On June 18, the respective decree has been published.
Successful commissioning of Romania's largest kiln line at Holcim's Campulung plant - cement for a rapidly growing market
July 24, 2008
Holcim Romania has just successfully commissioned a new kiln line in the cement plant of Campulung. This brings an additional third of cement production capacity to this Group company that operates in a very dynamic, fast growing construction materials market. To achieve this, the Group invested EUR 120 million.
Holcim Ltd Executive Committee to be enlarged
July 14, 2008
Hansueli Heé, member of the Executive Committee of Holcim Ltd since 1998, will be stepping down with effect from October 31, 2008 and going into retirement. Under his aegis, Holcim strengthened its market position in Europe's cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete sectors and built up a leading position as a supplier of building materials especially in Eastern/Southeastern Europe and the CIS/Caspian region. The Board of Directors and Executive Committee would like to thank Hansueli Heé for the many years of valuable service he has provided.
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