Holcim Tackles Measurable Biodiversity and Water Targets

Holcim announced its strategy to become “nature-positive” by restoring and preserving biodiversity and water while bringing more nature into cities. Holcim’s positive impact on biodiversity is based on transformative rehabilitation plans and measured by a science-based methodology developed in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Preserving water across its business, Holcim targets to replenish freshwater in…

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Holcim Tackles Measurable Biodiversity and Water Targets

Holcim announced its strategy to become “nature-positive” by restoring and preserving biodiversity and water while bringing more nature into cities. Holcim’s positive impact on biodiversity is based on transformative rehabilitation plans and measured by a science-based methodology developed in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). 

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Holcim North American Business Shows Momentum

Holcim reported net sales up 16.6% like for like and significant margin increase in all regions for the first half of the year. The North American region showed good momentum to deliver a strong margin improvement overall, with strong market demand in the United States and good recovery in Canada West. In Canada East demand was supported by key projects in Montreal…

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Oldcastle Parent Closes on Lafarge, Holcim Assets

CRH has closed on a portfolio of Lafarge S.A. and Holcim Ltd. cement, concrete and aggregate production assets in 10 countries across the Americas and Europe. At a $7.2 billion enterprise value, the transaction is among the largest to date involving publicly traded, global heavy building materials companies – trailing Cemex-Rinker and HeidelbergCement-Hanson ($15 billion–$16 billion; 2007) and Lafarge-Orascom ($12…

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