Tag Archives: building materials

HeidelbergCement optimises portfolio and improves cash generation by further reduction in Ciments du Maroc shareholding

HEIDELBERG, 29-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — HeidelbergCement sells 3.6% of Ciments du Maroc’s share capital to certain Moroccan institutional investors through a block trade. The sale of around 0.5 million shares was sold for an aggregate amount of approximately €73 million. … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain sells Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland (SGBDD) to the Stark group

COURBEVOIE, France, 21-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain signs an agreement for the sale of its entire stake in Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland (SGBDD) following a competitive sale process. The buyer, the Stark group, is an important player in building materials … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim accelerates growth in the Ready-Mix Concrete and Aggregates segments

ZUG, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The global leader in building materials and solutions LafargeHolcim adds one (1) precast and eight (8) ready-mix concrete plants as well as a sand quarry to its growing Ready-Mix Concrete and Aggregates segments. The new additions … Read the full press release

Travis Perkins showcased its award-winning apprenticeship scheme to senior delegation from the Chinese Government

Northampton, UK, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Travis Perkins plc, the UK’s largest provider of building materials, was able to showcase its award-winning apprenticeship scheme to a senior delegation from the Chinese Government during a visit to the Group’s Northampton Head Office … Read the full press release

Henkel enters the Chilean building materials market with the acquisition of Aislantes Nacionales S.A.

DÜSSELDORF, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire Aislantes Nacionales S.A., a major player in the Chilean tile adhesive and building materials market. Aislantes Nacionales S.A. is a privately-owned company specialized in manufacturing and marketing a wide … Read the full press release

Lafarge signed with US start-up Solidia Technologies® to industrialize innovative technology that could reduce the environmental footprint of pre-cast concrete

Paris, France, 17-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Lafarge has signed a partnership agreement with the US start-up Solidia Technologies® to industrialize an innovative technology that could reduce the environmental footprint of pre-cast concrete. The technology allows lower CO2 emissions in the cement … Read the full press release

World’s leading building materials company Lafarge announced changes in the Group’s Executive Committee

Paris, 19-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EVOLUTION OF LAFARGE’S EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE STARTING SEPTEMBER 1, 2013 Eric Olsen*, currently Executive Vice-President Organization and Human Resources, is appointed Executive VicePresident Operations, taking over for Jean-Carlos Angulo, who has decided to retire. Sonia Artinian, currently Country … Read the full press release

Wienerberger AG announced Q1 2013 results

Pipelife strengthens Q1 2013 results Long, snowy winter leads to volume declines for Bricks & Tiles Europe – Contribution from initial consolidation of Pipelife strengthens Group results – North America profits from positive market trend despite unfavorable weather – Group … Read the full press release

Bayer MaterialScience-led EcoCommercial Building program welcomes its newest partner Cemex Germany

Over 80 specialists in Bayer-led EcoCommercial Building program Leverkusen, 24-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A worldwide specialist network for sustainable building led by Bayer MaterialScience continues to grow: The newest member of the EcoCommercial Building program (ECB) is the German subsidiary of … Read the full press release

Cement Australia to be operated as a joint venture by HeidelbergCement and Holcim

HeidelbergCement and Holcim intend joint control of Cement Australia 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — HeidelbergCement and Holcim intend to balance their respective interests in Cement Australia and to operate the company as a joint venture. HeidelbergCement plans to acquire from Holcim … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement: Federal Court of Justice in Germany confirms in essence the verdict in the German cartel proceedings

12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Federal Court of Justice in Germany confirmed the fine imposed on HeidelbergCement in 2009 by the Higher Court of Düsseldorf at a reduced level of €161.4 million. After release of the respective provision, a P&L effective … Read the full press release