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Lafarge Purchases Txi Louisiana Assets


Lafarge has completed the purchase of the southeastern Louisiana sand and gravel assets of Texas Industries Inc. (TXI). The acquisition consists of four

Lafarge has completed the purchase of the southeastern Louisiana sand and gravel assets of Texas Industries Inc. (TXI). The acquisition consists of four sand and gravel pits, allowing Lafarge to enter the southeastern Louisiana aggregates market. This acquisition is expected to expand Lafarge's presence in southeastern Louisiana and position the company to better serve customers by expanding its product offering. The operations will be integrated into Lafarge's Eastern U.S. Aggregates and Concrete region. ìThe acquisition and integration of these TXI operations is an exciting opportunity for Lafarge's aggregates and concrete division,î says Ken MacLean, president of Lafarge Aggregates and Concrete for the eastern U.S. region. ìWe look forward to utilizing these assets to build upon the foundation of our high quality products and services.î