LafargeHolcim Calls North American Performance ‘Remarkable’

LafargeHolcim reported half-year sales of CHF$10.7 million versus CHF$13 million during the same period in 2019. North American sales of aggregates reached 45.2 million metric tons (Mt) in the first half of 2020 versus 45.7 Mt in the first half of 2019, a decline of 1.1%. Cement sales were off slightly while ready mixed sales were up.

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LafargeHolcim Adopts New Environmental Product Declarations

LafargeHolcim in the United States announced a new program to bring greater transparency to its carbon footprint through the use of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs). These declarations, much like nutritional labels, detail the environmental impact of building materials. National cement and concrete associations have developed EPD ratings on a regional or nation-wide level that have been used by the industry…

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LafargeHolcim Achieves Resilient First-Quarter Results Amid COVID-19

LafargeHolcim had a strong start to the year as its first-quarter performance remained well ahead of last year’s results until mid-March, when the impact of COVID-19 spread beyond China into all business regions, the company reported. Nevertheless, first-quarter results remained resilient with net sales down 3.3% and Recurring EBIT down 2.6% compared to the prior-year period, both on a like-for-like basis.

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LafargeHolcim North American Aggregates Business Rises

LafargeHolcim reported that for 2019, net sales were up 3.1% like-for-like with record net income of CHF $2,072 million (+32%). Sales of aggregates (mt) were 269.9 million mt, versus 273.8 million mt in 2019, a decrease of 1.4%. In North America, aggregates sales were 113.5 million mt, versus 109.6 million mt the year previous, a 3.6% increase. 

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LafargeHolcim Names Allen GM of Mountain Region

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LafargeHolcim has appointed Woodrow “Chance” Allen general manager for the Mountain Region for the US Aggregates and Construction Materials (ACM) organization. Allen has extensive experience in lean manufacturing and managing large-scale businesses. “Chance brings a valuable perspective of the US aggregates and construction materials industry,” said Jay M. Moreau, CEO, US ACM. “His experience in production and in developing and…

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