Cement Cement With leading market positions around the globe, our cement segment is at the core of enabling our world’s urbanization and growth to improve living standards for all. … In this range, we launched the world’s first cement with 20% recycled construction & demolition waste inside. Our cement segment is the foundation of our ambition to lead in innovative and sustainable building solutions. … Fine surfaces Every project is different, and each client has different expectations of cements.
Susteno, resource-saving cement SUSTENO, RESOURCE-SAVING CEMENT Increasing greenhouse gas emissions and the scarcity of natural resources are forcing architects and civil engineers to rethink their approach to building materials. … The strict quality management includes testing of the cement and concrete beyond the standard, ensuring an efficient and high-quality ecological cement that can be used in all building construction applications. … Reducing CO2 in cement and buildings Susteno reduces the clinker content of the cement and therefore its CO 2 by 10% compared to an already CO 2 -optimized Swiss mass cement.
Holcim divests cement business in Northern Ireland Holcim divests cement business in Northern Ireland Holcim sold its cement business in Northern Ireland to Cookstown Cement Ltd for an Enterprise Value of CHF 70 million, covering a production capacity of 450,000 tons. … Cookstown Cement Ltd is a newly founded local construction company, established by a longstanding business partner of Holcim. … With Cookstown Cement Ltd, we are pleased to have found a strategic and trusted owner for the business, better positioned to continue investing in its long term growth. We are delighted about Cookstown Cement Ltd’s vision, offering a solid platform for the team to continue to thrive.”
Cemento Maestro CEMENTO MAESTRO Leading the way in green construction, our operations in Mexico, Ecuador and Colombia have gained ways to drive down the clinker rate further while ramping up their circular approach. A great example of this approach is the development of the Cemento Maestro. … Reducing the clinker-to-cement ratio Reducing the clinker-to-cement ratio is key to cutting the carbon impact of cement. … Cemento Maestro A great example is the development of the Cemento Maestro, a specialty binder designed to increase the workability, quality of finishing and durability of masonry works. The product was launched in Mexico in 2014 and earlier this year replicated in Ecuador and Colombia.
Sulf8Cem, the sulphate-resistant cement SULF8CEM, THE SULPHATE-RESISTANT CEMENT Sulf8Cem is a sulphate-resistant cement developed by Lafarge South Africa. It is the ideal solution for concrete infrastructure built in sea water or concrete aggressive fluid environments. … Sulf8Cem, the sulphate-resistant cement With the help of our R&D teams in Johannesburg, Lafarge South Africa has developed and launched Sulf8Cem. … Sulf8Cem has been certified to comply with the latest cement conformity standards in both South Africa and Europe (SANS 50197-1 and EN 197-1). Sulf8Cem, high performance and low maintenance concrete The cement hydration of freshly placed concrete can be a problem in large building structures.
Sky-high with LafargeHolcim cement Sky-high with LafargeHolcim cement Two strikingly designed airports provide a memorable landing for travelers in Russia. … For their construction, we supplied Portland cement. … For their construction, we supplied Portland cement. This high-strength material provides increased durability and endurance to airfield structures and roads. Read also Getting Moscow on the move A new life for London's heritage Gasholders Building more liveable cities in the UK
Exploring a new promising path towards Sustainable Cement Production Exploring a new promising path towards Sustainable Cement Production In the quest to reduce our environmental footprint and achieve our net zero commitment, Holcim Innovation Center leads the ReActiv project: a research project founded … In the ReActiv project, certain modifications will be made to both the alumina production and the cement production side of the chain, in order to link them through the new ReActiv technologies. … The latter will modify the properties of the industrial residue, transforming into an active material (with pozzolanic or hydraulic activity) suitable for new, low CO 2 footprint, cement products.
LafargeHolcim opens high-efficiency cement plant in Brazil LafargeHolcim opens high-efficiency cement plant in Brazil LafargeHolcim is strengthening its cement production network in Latin America with today’s opening of a new state-of-the-art line at its cement plant in Barroso, Brazil. … The plant’s total capacity is 3.6 million tonnes of cement per year. The new line will allow the reduction of total costs per tonne of cement by around 25 percent from 2014 to 2017. … The Group has a long-standing presence on the continent and was the first major international cement company building up a presence in Latin America when it entered the Brazilian market in 1951.
Such an event would not be considered an event of default and would have no impact on the status of the Group’s other financing arrangements. … Competition Germany – Cement: Following investigations on the German cement marke t, the German competition authority, the Bundeskartellamt, announced on April 14, 2003, that i t was imposing fines on the major German cement com panies, including one in the amount of 86 million euros on Lafarge Zement … India / Bangladesh: The Group holds, jointly with Cementos Molins, 59% of Lafarge Surma Cement which is operating a cement plant in Bangladesh. This cement plant is supplied by its Indian affiliate with limestone extracted from a quarry in the Meghalaya region of India.
Lafarge announces the sale of its cement operations in honduras LAFARGE ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF ITS CEMENT OPERATIONS IN HONDURAS Lafarge announces the sale of its cement operations in Honduras to Cementos Argos for a total enterprise value of €435 million (€232 million for the share of Lafarge 1 ). … Sold assets comprise an integrated cement plant with a capacity of 1 million tons and a grinding station with a 0.3 million tons capacity. … This transaction is subject to relevant regulatory approvals. ¹Lafarge owns 53.3% of its Honduran subsidiary (Lafarge Cementos SA de CV) Note to editors A world leader in building materials, Lafarge employs 65,000 people in 64 countries, and posted sales of €15.8 billion in 2012.
Successful trial for new generation low carbon cement SUCCESSFUL TRIAL FOR NEW GENERATION LOW CARBON CEMENT Lafarge has successfully completed an industrial trial for Aether®, its new generation clinker formulated for lower carbon cements. … Aether®, a new clinker formulation to reduce the carbon footprint of cement The result of several years of research by Lafarge R&D teams, Aether® is a new generation clinker, the basic component of cement. … Aether® cements offer similar properties to ordinary Portland Cement and can be produced in traditional cement plants after minor process adjustments, for a lower overall environmental footprint.
Holcim and HeidelbergCement intend joint control of Cement Australia Holcim and HeidelbergCement intend joint control of Cement Australia Holcim and HeidelbergCement intend to balance their respective interests in Cement Australia and to operate the company as a joint venture. … Cement Australia operates two cement plants and a grinding station in the East and Southeast of Australia and in Tasmania with a total annual capacity of 4.2 million tonnes of cement. … * * * * * * * Holcim is one of the world's leading suppliers of cement and aggregates (crushed stone, gravel and sand) as well as further activities such as ready-mix concrete and asphalt including services.
Eric Olsen elected Chairman of the Cement Sustainability Initiative for 2017 Eric Olsen elected Chairman of the Cement Sustainability Initiative for 2017 Eric Olsen, CEO of LafargeHolcim, will become the new Chairman of the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) in 2017, as confirmed yesterday by the … The CSI unites 23 major cement producers with operations in more than 100 countries. Collectively these companies account for around 30 percent of the world’s cement production and range in size from very large multinationals to small local producers. … About LafargeHolcim With a well-balanced presence in 90 countries and a focus on cement, aggregates and concrete, LafargeHolcim (SIX Swiss Exchange, Euronext Paris: LHN) is the world leader in the building materials industry.
Holcim sells minority stake in Siam City Cement Company Holcim sells minority stake in Siam City Cement Company Holcim Ltd today announces that it has sold its entire remaining shareholding of 27.5 percent in Siam City Cement (Public) Company Limited (SCCC) in Thailand via a private placement in capital … SCCC is a leading construction materials group which has a cement production capacity of 14.5 million tonnes at its Saraburi plant. With more than 4,000 employees, the company recorded net sales of THB 31.86 billion in 2014. … * * * * * * * Holcim is one of the world's leading suppliers of cement and aggregates (crushed stone, gravel and sand) as well as further activities such as ready-mix concrete and asphalt including services.
Lafarge sells Cement, Aggregates and Concrete assets in Missouri and Oklahoma (USA) for $446M Lafarge sells Cement, Aggregates and Concrete assets in Missouri and Oklahoma (USA) for $446M Lafarge announces the sale of cement, concrete and aggregates assets in Missouri and Oklahoma to Eagle Materials … The assets sold include cement plants in Kansas City (Missouri), and Tulsa (Oklahoma) having a total cement capacity of 1.6 million tons, along with associated cement terminals. Lafarge is also selling its ready-mix concrete and aggregates operations in Kansas City. … After completion of this transaction, subject to regulatory approval, the US operations will consist of 9 cement or grinding plants and associated cement terminals, with a combined capacity of 11 million tons, as well as leading positions in aggregates and concrete NOTES TO EDITORS Lafarge Located in
Industry 4.0 for cement production: LafargeHolcim launches the "Plants of Tomorrow" Industry 4.0 for cement production: LafargeHolcim launches the "Plants of Tomorrow" LafargeHolcim upgrades its production fleet for the future. … Solomon Baumgartner Aviles, Global Head Cement Manufacturing: “Transforming the way we produce cement is one of the focus areas of our digitalization strategy and the ‘Plants of Tomorrow’ initiative will turn Industry 4.0 into reality at our plants. … We are active in four business segments: Cement, Aggregates, Ready-Mix Concrete and Solutions & Products.
Inaugurating a state-of-the-art CILAS cement plant in Biskra, Algeria Inaugurating a state-of-the-art CILAS cement plant in Biskra, Algeria On October 17, LafargeHolcim looked to the future of cement production in Algeria at the inauguration of a new cement plant in 400km south of Algiers. … The next generation of cement plant With the goal of becoming the reference point for cement on the south Algerian market, LafargeHolcim inaugurated a new cement plant equipped with cutting-edge machinery on October 17. … This is the most recent of new LafargeHolcim plants, which boasts a 2.7 million tonnes per year capacity and the latest and best machinery available in the cement industry, including the tallest vertical grinder in the world.
Lafarge sells its cement plant in ukraine for €96m LAFARGE SELLS ITS CEMENT PLANT IN UKRAINE FOR €96M Lafarge announces the sale of its cement activities in Ukraine for an enterprise value of €96 million to CRH plc. … This business comprises one wet process cement plant located in the Lviv region, in the western part of the country. This transaction, which is expected to close before year-end, is subject to relevant Ukrainian authorities' approval. … As a top-ranking player in its Cement, Aggregates and Concrete businesses, it contributes to the construction of cities around the world, through its innovative solutions providing them with more housing and making them more compact, more durable, more beautiful, and better connected.
Order of the Brazilian competition authorities against cement companies Order of the Brazilian competition authorities against cement companies The Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) has ruled an order including fines against several Brazilian cement companies, including Holcim (Brasil … On May 28, the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) has ruled an order including fines against several Brazilian cement companies. This also applies to the Group Company Holcim (Brasil) S.A. ("Holcim Brazil"), which has been fined BRL 508 million (approximately CHF 204 million). … The order relates to the competition law proceedings started in 2006 which aimed at investigating the conduct of several of the leading cement producers in Brazil. In the context of the proceeding, Holcim Brazil has always supplied all information requested.
Holcim launches ECOPlanet global range of green cement Holcim launches ECOPlanet global range of green cement • ECOPlanet cement offers at least 30 lower carbon footprint with no compromise on performance • Sustainability profile driven by innovative low-emission raw materials, with world’s first cement … Driving the circular economy, our ECOPlanet range includes the world’s first cement with 20 recycled construction & demolition waste inside, advancing our net-zero vision in a nature-positive way. … Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.
Making Low-Carbon Cement the Standard in North America Home Who we are Our stories Making Low-Carbon Cement the Standard in North America Making Low-Carbon Cement the Standard in North America At Holcim, climate action is at the heart of our strategy to build a net-zero future that works for people and … Portland Limestone Cement A blended cement Portland Limestone Cement includes up to 15% of finely ground high quality limestone as an integral component Equal performance It is an engineered cement that is rigorously tested, offering equivalent performance and workability to standard cements Low-carbon … became the first in the US to fully convert to lower carbon cement.
Order of Competition Commission of India against Indian cement companies Order of Competition Commission of India against Indian cement companies In the context of the investigation, ACC and ACL have delivered all information and clarification requested by the authorities. … * * * * * * * Holcim is one of the world's leading suppliers of cement and aggregates (crushed stone, gravel and sand) as well as further activities such as ready-mix concrete and asphalt including services.
Cement 66.5% 33.1% 0.4% 3. Other 2. Aggregates and Concrete 1 2 3 % EMPLOYEES 1. Cement 58.3% 40.6% 1.1% 3. Other 2. … The Cement b usiness in Bangladesh is held through a joint venture with Cementos Molins (Spain). … The context with a cost increase and a cement shortage have favored a cement price increase. ZIn Iraq, cement volumes decreased 17% compared to 2013.
Lafarge sells Cement, Aggregates and Concrete assets in Missouri and Oklahoma (USA) for $446M Lafarge sells Cement, Aggregates and Concrete assets in Missouri and Oklahoma (USA) for $446M Lafarge announces the sale of cement, concrete and aggregates assets in Missouri and Oklahoma to Eagle Materials … The assets sold include cement plants in Kansas City (Missouri), and Tulsa (Oklahoma) having a total cement capacity of 1.6 million tons, along with associated cement terminals. Lafarge is also selling its ready-mix concrete and aggregates operations in Kansas City. … After completion of this transaction, subject to regulatory approval, the US operations will consist of 9 cement or grinding plants and associated cement terminals, with a combined capacity of 11 million tons, as well as leading positions in aggregates and concrete.
€100 million invested in France to modernize the Martres-Tolosane cement plant €100 million invested in France to modernize the Martres-Tolosane cement plant How would you make a difference with €100 million? … Specifically, this largest investment made by the Group in France in 40 years will set up a new kiln for clinker, the key component of cement. This will increase the plant’s productivity and reduce its environmental impact, all while promoting local industries and businesses. … N°1 in France for cement with 19 industrial sites. N°3 in France for aggregates with 140 industrial sites. N°1 in France for concrete with 240 concrete plants and 1 test lab . A world-leading research center dedicated to construction materials based in L’Isle d’Abeau in Isère.