Holcim On The Move

May 16, 2022 – Holcim will use cash raised from the sale of its Indian business for acquisitions focused on building products and solutions, Chief Executive Jan Jenisch said  “At the moment we have around 10 transactions being checked by us, being negotiated by us. They are small transactions, they are bigger transactions,” Jenisch told a reporter from Reuters. “We…

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Holcim Completes Roofing Acquisition

Holcim completed the acquisition of Malarkey Roofing Products, a double-digit growth engine in the U.S. residential roofing market, with projected 2022 net sales of $600 million and EBITDA of $120 million. Recognized for its leadership in innovation and sustainability, Malarkey is expanding Holcim’s range of roofing systems in the highly profitable $19 billion U.S. residential roofing market.

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Aggregates Industry Market Report

In This Quarterly Report, Provided Exclusively to Rock Products, Capstone Partners Offers Insight Into Merger and Acquisition Activity, Capital Markets Trends, Aggregate Production and Pricing. By Darin Good, Brian Krehbiel and Crista Gilmore The Aggregates sector recorded healthy demand throughout 2021 with leading public players reporting strong revenue growth. Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity also reached elevated levels as sector participants…

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Lafarge Canada Spearheads Conservation Effort

Lafarge Canada announced its key role in the massive conservation effort undertaken in the sensitive Great Lakes region as a partner with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). The NCC’s Manitoulin Island acquisition is one of its largest-ever in Ontario.  With a $16-million price tag, the initiative relied heavily on the support of many partners. Lafarge Canada provided a donation…

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Holcim, Magment Develop Concrete Solutions to Recharge Electric Vehicles

Holcim is partnering with the German startup Magment to improve its magnetizable concrete technology for road surfaces enabling electric vehicles to recharge wirelessly while in motion. Known as “inductive charging,” this breakthrough concrete-based solution reduces the need for charging stations, while saving time. 

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Holcim Acquires Cowden Inc.

Holcim completed the acquisition of Cowden Inc., a ready-mix concrete and aggregates producer in Bellingham, Wash. This acquisition expands Holcim’s footprint in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Jan Jenisch, CEO of Holcim, said, “This acquisition is another step in our ‘Strategy 2025 – Accelerating Green Growth’ to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions.…

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CEMEX, Heidelberg, Holcim Make Climate ‘A List’

Three of the top five global cement, aggregate and concrete producers have made the 2021 Climate Disclosure Project A List, reflecting transparency in environmental impact, greenhouse gas emissions management and water resource metrics. CEMEX, HeidelbergCement and Holcim are among 200 A List/Climate category performers from a pool of 10,000-plus companies that London-based CDP observes.

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