France: Multinational cement firm faces charges of financing Syrian terrorism

A multinational cement company has been indicted by French investigative judges on charges including complicity in crimes against humanity and financing of Syrian terrorists.

Published 29 June 2018

Aggregate Industries enters UK cement market with acquisition of Lafarge assets

Aggregate Industries has expanded into the UK cement market by taking ownership of Lafarge’s UK cement plants following the merger between Lafarge and Holcim.

Published 22 July 2015

Holcim stalls Lafarge ‘mega-merger’

The planned merger between building materials giants Holcim and Lafarge to create the world’s biggest cement company has stalled after Holcim rejected the current terms.

Published 16 March 2015

CRH acquisition moves Lafarge Holcim merger closer

Dublin-based materials giant CRH has acquired a raft of assets from Lafarge and Holcim, clearing the way for the latter two firms to merge.

Published 2 February 2015