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Holcim aims at becoming global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions with the launch of its Accelerating Green Growth 2025 strategy

Becoming global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions Expanding Solutions & Products to 30% of Group net sales Leading the circular economy by recycling 10 million tons of construction & demolition waste in its products Delivering continuous profitable growth … Read the full press release

Holcim: With 3 billion people expected to lack access to adequate housing by 2030, we are committed to putting our business to work to uplift our communities

Focus on bridging the world’s gap in affordable housing and infrastructure Continued commitment to improve livelihoods and uphold highest standards of human rights Strategy to create CHF 500m in social value by 2030 (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 22-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Holcim in 1H2021: new records in Recurring EBIT, free cash flow and earnings per share

Growth momentum continues, net sales +16.6% LFL Significant margin increase in all regions, Recurring EBIT +72.2% LFL Record Free Cash Flow1 of CHF 814m, +9% 7 bolt-on acquisitions, successful start of Firestone Building Products Guidance for FY2021 Recurring EBIT growth … Read the full press release

Holcim milestone: the company’s green concrete ECOPact now available in 24 markets

ECOPact now available in 24 markets across all five regions just one year since global launch ECOPact reduces carbon footprint of concrete by at least 30%, contributing to Holcim’s net zero targets A milestone in Holcim’s transformation to become the … Read the full press release

Holcim half-year results 2015: Higher cash flow from operating activities and increased net income

Volume increases in aggregates and ready-mix concrete Economic uncertainty across several markets impacts Group‘s performance Higher cash flow and net income as a result of portfolio optimization LafargeHolcim launched following successful merger completion in July ZURICH, 01-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In the first half … Read the full press release

Lafarge and Holcim entered binding agreement with CRH regarding the sale of several assets

PARIS, 29-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Following appropriate information-consultation processes with relevant works councils and employee representatives, Lafarge and Holcim announce that they have now entered a binding agreement with CRH regarding the sale of several assets. As announced in February 2015, … Read the full press release

Lafarge and Holcim complete the appointments for the future Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim

PARIS, 29-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Lafarge and Holcim have completed the appointments for the future Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim following a recommendation by Eric Olsen, future CEO of the combined Group. The future Executive Committee, under the leadership of Eric Olsen … Read the full press release

Final approval for Lafarge and Holcim proposed merger from the competition authorities in the United States and Canada

Paris and Zurich, 6-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Lafarge and Holcim have received final approval for their proposed merger from the competition authorities in the United States and Canada. All competition approvals necessary for closing the transaction have now been obtained … Read the full press release

Competition Commission of India clears the proposed merger of Lafarge and Holcim

PARIS, 3-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Lafarge and Holcim have received clearance from the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for their proposed merger. A package of asset divestments has been agreed with the CCI which includes 1 cement plant and 1 grinding … Read the full press release

Holcim CEO Bernard Fontana: Holcim achieved solid like-for-like performance in the financial year 2014 with a strong fourth quarter

Holcim Leadership Journey contributes CHF 748 million to operating profit in 2014; significantly exceeds overall target with total benefits of CHF 1.85 billion Improvement in like-for-like net sales and operating profit and in net income Cement volumes increase thanks to … Read the full press release

Lafarge Board of Directors decided to fix the proposed 2015 ordinary dividend at €1.27 per share

PARIS, 24-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Lafarge Board of Directors today decided to fix the proposed 2015 ordinary dividend at €1.27 per share. This adjustment aims at equalizing dividends to be paid by Lafarge and Holcim based on the dividend announced today … Read the full press release

Lafarge and Holcim entered in exclusive negotiations for the sale of EUR 6.5B assets to CRH

Zurich and Paris, 3-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of their proposed merger, Lafarge and Holcim announce they entered exclusive negotiations further to a binding commitment made by CRH regarding the sale of several assets. The assets include operations mainly in … Read the full press release

Lafarge and Holcim reveal further details on their proposal for comprehensive divestments in Brazil as part of their planned merger

PARIS, 13-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Lafarge and Holcim today announce further details on their proposal for comprehensive divestments in Brazil, as part of their planned merger of equals to create LafargeHolcim, the most advanced and innovative Group in the building materials … Read the full press release

Holcim reports significant increase in operating profit in its first quarter 2014 results

Strong momentum of Holcim Leadership Journey Significant increase in operating profit Operating margins increase further Like-for-like higher volumes and net sales Discipline in working capital management Negative foreign exchange effects impact results Jona, Switzerland, 29-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Bernard Fontana, CEO, comments on … Read the full press release