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Austrian Industry Giants Spearhead Carbon-Based Value Chain Transformation

(IN BRIEF) Austrian companies Holcim, Verbund, OMV, and Borealis have wrapped up the C2PAT demonstration plant project, aiming to produce carbon-based products from unavoidable CO2 emissions. Instead of a joint pilot plant, each company plans to develop industrially upscaled plants … Read the full press release

Holcim Nominates Michael H. McGarry, Former PPG Industries Chairman and CEO, for Board of Directors

(IN BRIEF) Holcim has proposed the election of Michael H. McGarry, former Chairman and Chief Executive of PPG Industries, to its Board of Directors at the upcoming Annual General Meeting in May 2024. With a background in global business leadership … Read the full press release

Holcim Surpasses Expectations with Record-Breaking 2023 Results, Achieving Strategy 2025 Milestones Ahead of Schedule

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a global leader in building materials, has reported stellar financial results for the full year of 2023, with net sales reaching CHF 27.009 billion and recurring EBIT hitting CHF 4.76 billion. These figures represent an organic growth … Read the full press release

Holcim Appoints Miljan Gutovic as New CEO, Jan Jenisch to Focus on Chairman Role and US Listing

(IN BRIEF) Holcim’s Board of Directors has named Miljan Gutovic as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from May 1, 2024, succeeding the current CEO Jan Jenisch, who will concentrate on his role as chairman and lead the planned … Read the full press release

Holcim Announces Intent to List North American Business, Creating Leading Building Solutions Company

(IN BRIEF) Holcim plans to list its North American business in the US, creating a leading pure-play building solutions company. The listed business aims to focus on long-term growth in the North American market and unlock value for stakeholders. Jan … Read the full press release

Holcim’s “Carbon2Business” Receives Recognition and Awards for Groundbreaking Carbon Capture Project at COP28

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, the global building materials company, has been honored with two prestigious awards at COP28 in Dubai for its innovative “Carbon2Business” project in Lägerdorf, Germany. The first accolade names Holcim as an “Energy Transition Changemaker,” recognizing the project’s … Read the full press release

Holcim Forms Strategic Partnership with IUCN to Boost Biodiversity and Water Initiatives

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a global leader in sustainable building solutions, has partnered with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to enhance its nature strategy. The collaboration focuses on measurable biodiversity and water targets, with IUCN validating Holcim’s … Read the full press release

Holcim’s Bold European Decarbonization Roadmap Aims for Profitable Growth

(IN BRIEF) Holcim has revealed an ambitious decarbonization roadmap for Europe, as part of its strategy to achieve profitable growth while reducing its carbon footprint. At an investor day event in Switzerland, the company outlined its targets, including surpassing CHF … Read the full press release

Lyon’s Holcim Innovation Hub: A Catalyst for Green Building Innovations

(IN BRIEF) Holcim has inaugurated its Innovation Hub in Lyon, France, designed to showcase sustainable building solutions and foster collaboration in the pursuit of low-carbon, circular, and energy-efficient construction methods. The multi-story Hub accommodates start-ups, think tanks, and experts, serving … Read the full press release

Holcim Expands European Roofing Platform with Acquisition of CSTR, Strengthening Sustainable Solutions Portfolio

(IN BRIEF) Holcim has completed the acquisition of Cooper Standard Technical Rubber GmbH (CSTR), a prominent manufacturer of durable and technical rubber products used in roofing systems. With this acquisition, Holcim aims to expand its roofing platform in Europe and … Read the full press release

Holcim Advances Net-Zero Agenda with EU Innovation Fund Support for CCUS Projects

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a global building materials leader, has secured three grants from the EU Innovation Fund for its breakthrough Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) projects in Belgium, France, and Croatia. These grants support Holcim’s efforts to advance the … Read the full press release

Holcim Invests in Suffolk Technologies to Support Disruptive Startups in Building Industry

(IN BRIEF) Holcim has announced its investment as a limited partner in Suffolk Technologies, a venture capital fund focused on supporting startups in the building industry. The fund, worth USD 110 million, aims to back disruptive innovations in areas such … Read the full press release

Global Building Materials Company Holcim Enters Guatemalan Market with Acquisition of Minerales y Agregados

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a global building materials company, has announced the acquisition of Minerales y Agregados, a leading provider of advanced mortars and adhesives in Guatemala. This marks Holcim’s entry into the Guatemalan market and expands its Solutions & Products … Read the full press release

Holcim at the Forefront of Science-Based Targets for Nature, Driving Sustainability in the Building Materials Industry

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a global building materials company, has been selected by the Science Based Targets Network (SBTN) to participate in piloting the world’s first science-based targets for nature. Holcim will submit its nature targets for validation in 2023, based … Read the full press release

Holcim and Norman Foster Foundation Demonstrate Sustainable Living Solutions for Displaced Populations

(IN BRIEF) Holcim and the Norman Foster Foundation have unveiled the Essential Homes Research Project at the 2023 Biennale of Architecture in Venice. The project aims to address the essential needs of displaced individuals by providing safe, comfortable, and sustainable … Read the full press release

Holcim takes a step toward circular construction with acquisition of Sivyer Logistics

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a leading global construction materials and solutions company, has acquired Sivyer Logistics, a producer of recycled construction and demolition waste (CDW) in London. Sivyer Logistics utilizes advanced recycling and recovery technologies to recover over 500,000 tons of … Read the full press release

Holcim commits CHF 2 billion to capture over 5 million tons of CO2 per year by 2030

(IN BRIEF) Holcim has published its second climate report, sharing the acceleration of its net zero journey and upgraded 2030 climate targets, which are aligned with the 1.5°C framework and validated by the Science Based Targets initiative. The company aims … Read the full press release

Holcim adquiere productor líder de membranas líquidas para techos e impermeabilización en Argentina

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Holcim, una empresa global de materiales de construcción, adquirió Quimexur, un productor líder de membranas líquidas para aplicaciones de techado e impermeabilización en Argentina. La adquisición está en línea con la estrategia de Holcim de convertirse en … Read the full press release

Holcim Acquires Leading Producer of Liquid Membranes for Roofing and Waterproofing in Argentina

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a global building materials company, has acquired Quimexur, a leading producer of liquid membranes for roofing and waterproofing applications in Argentina. The acquisition is in line with Holcim’s strategy to become a leader in roofing and waterproofing … Read the full press release

Holcim treibt grüne Wachstumsstrategie mit Übernahme von HM Factory voran

(IN KÜRZE) Holcim hat HM Factory übernommen, einen Anbieter von Betonfertigteilen, der polnische Bauprojekte beliefert und in die skandinavischen Märkte exportiert. Die Lösungen von HM Factory verbrauchen weniger Material, reduzieren Abfall auf der Baustelle und sind gut positioniert, um vom … Read the full press release

Holcim Advances Green Growth Strategy with HM Factory Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Holcim has acquired HM Factory, a precast concrete solutions provider that supplies Polish construction projects and exports to Scandinavian markets. HM Factory’s solutions use less material, reduce waste on the construction site, and are well-positioned to capitalize on … Read the full press release

Holcim schlägt nach dem Rücktritt von Beat Hess Jan Jenisch als neuen Verwaltungsratspräsidenten vor

(IN KÜRZE) Holcim, ein globales Unternehmen für Baulösungen, hat bekannt gegeben, dass sein Verwaltungsratspräsident Beat Hess an der Generalversammlung im Mai 2023 nicht zur Wiederwahl in den Verwaltungsrat kandidieren wird. Der Verwaltungsrat plant, Jan Jenisch als neuen Präsidenten vorzuschlagen Hauptversammlung, … Read the full press release

Holcim Proposes Jan Jenisch as New Chairman Following Beat Hess Retirement

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a global building solutions company, has announced that its Chairman, Beat Hess, will not seek re-election to the Board of Directors at the AGM in May 2023. The Board of Directors plans to propose Jan Jenisch as … Read the full press release

Holcim espanderà il business dei sistemi di copertura con l’acquisizione di FDT Flachdach Technologie GmbH

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Holcim, un’azienda globale di materiali da costruzione, ha annunciato l’intenzione di acquisire FDT Flachdach Technologie GmbH, produttore leader di tetti in materiale termoplastico con una forte presenza nei mercati europei in rapida crescita. Si prevede che l’acquisizione … Read the full press release

Holcim to Expand Roofing Systems Business with Acquisition of FDT Flachdach Technologie GmbH

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a global building materials company, has announced its plans to acquire FDT Flachdach Technologie GmbH, a leading manufacturer of thermoplastic roofs with a strong presence in fast-growing European markets. The acquisition is expected to complement Holcim’s existing … Read the full press release

La tecnología innovadora de Holcim reduce la huella de carbono de la producción de cemento en un 50%

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Holcim, líder mundial en la industria de materiales de construcción, ha anunciado el lanzamiento de la primera operación de cemento de arcilla calcinada de Europa en su planta de Saint-Pierre-la-Cour en Francia. La nueva línea de producción … Read the full press release

Holcim’s Innovative Technology Reduces Carbon Footprint of Cement Production by 50%

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a global leader in the building materials industry, has announced the launch of Europe’s first calcined clay cement operation at its Saint-Pierre-la-Cour plant in France. The new production line will use Holcim’s proprietary technology, proximA Tech, to … Read the full press release

La adquisición de una instalación de fibra de vidrio por parte de Holcim promueve la eficiencia energética en techos comerciales

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Holcim, líder mundial en soluciones de construcción sostenible, ha adquirido una planta de esteras de fibra de vidrio de última generación en Maryland, EE. UU. Esta adquisición ampliará la plataforma tecnológica de Holcim para sistemas de techado … Read the full press release

Holcim’s Acquisition of Fiberglass Facility Advances Energy Efficiency in Commercial Roofing

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a global leader in sustainable building solutions, has acquired a state-of-the-art fiberglass mat facility in Maryland, USA. This acquisition will expand Holcim’s technology platform for high-performing and durable roofing systems and support the company’s expansion in the … Read the full press release

EU Innovation Fund grants Holcim EUR 328 million for carbon capture projects in Germany and Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 20-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), one of the world’s leading suppliers of cement and aggregates, concrete and related services, announces that the European Union (EU) Innovation Fund, one of the world’s largest funding programmes for … Read the full press release

EU Innovation Fund gewährt Holcim EUR 328 Millionen für CO2-Abscheidungsprojekte in Deutschland und Polen

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) ZUG, 20-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), einer der weltweit führenden Anbieter von Zement und Zuschlagstoffen, Beton und damit verbundenen Dienstleistungen, gibt bekannt, dass die Europäische Union ( EU) Innovation Fund, eines der weltweit größten Förderprogramme für die Demonstration … Read the full press release

Holcim-PRB Crew, Led by French Skipper Kevin Escoffier, competes in The Ocean Race with Sustainability at the Forefront

Holcim’s GO CIRCULAR Sets Sail in The Ocean Race to Raise Awareness for Circular Living and Preserve the Oceans Holcim’s GO CIRCULAR Team to Collect Water Samples and Host Talks on Circular Living during The Ocean Race The Company’s Participation … Read the full press release

La tripulación de Holcim-PRB, dirigida por el patrón francés Kevin Escoffier, compite en The Ocean Race con la sostenibilidad a la vanguardia

GO CIRCULAR de Holcim zarpa en The Ocean Race para crear conciencia sobre la vida circular y preservar los océanos El equipo GO CIRCULAR de Holcim recolectará muestras de agua y presentará charlas sobre la vida circular durante The Ocean … Read the full press release

Holcim Boosts Sustainability Efforts with Acquisition of Calcium Carbonate Leader Nicem

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 10-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), one of the world’s leading suppliers of cement and aggregates, concrete and related services, has announced it acquired Nicem, a leader in the production of calcium carbonate in Northern Italy. … Read the full press release

Holcim potenzia gli sforzi per la sostenibilità con l’acquisizione del leader del carbonato di calcio Nicem

(COMUNICATO STAMPA) ZUG, 10-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), uno dei principali fornitori mondiali di cemento e inerti, calcestruzzo e servizi correlati, ha annunciato di aver acquisito Nicem, leader nella produzione di carbonato di calcio nel Nord Italia. Il … Read the full press release

Steffen Kindler, coming from Nestlé, will be Holcim’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 18-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), one of the world’s leading suppliers of cement and aggregates, concrete and related services, has announced the appointment of Steffen Kindler, coming from Nestlé, as the Company’s new Chief Financial … Read the full press release

Steffen Kindler, venant de Nestlé, sera le nouveau Chief Financial Officer (CFO) de Holcim

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) ZUG, 18-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX : HOLN), l’un des principaux fournisseurs mondiaux de ciment et de granulats, béton et services connexes, a annoncé la nomination de Steffen Kindler, venant de Nestlé, en tant que nouveau Chief … Read the full press release

Vodafone hires one of Africa’s most prominent senior female business executives

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 14-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone (LON: VOD), a British multinational leader in technology communications, has announced the appointment of Christine Ramon, one of Africa’s most prominent senior female business executives. She will serve as a non-executive director … Read the full press release

Vodafone stellt eine der prominentesten weiblichen Führungskräfte in Afrika ein

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) BERKSHIRE, 14-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone (LON: VOD), ein führendes britisches multinationales Unternehmen im Bereich Technologiekommunikation, hat die Ernennung von Christine Ramon, einer der prominentesten weiblichen Führungskräfte in der afrikanischen Wirtschaft. Sie wird mit sofortiger Wirkung als Non-Executive Director … Read the full press release

Holcim acquires a major UK based recycler of construction & demolition waste

Regional UK leader in recycling construction & demolition waste into green building materials Accelerating Holcim’s leadership in circular construction to build better with less (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 6-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), one of the world’s leading suppliers … Read the full press release