LafargeHolcim subsidiary, Corps circle back to C&D debris recycling

Sources: LafargeHolcim, Chicago; CP staff LafargeHolcim and Geocycle, a subsidiary offering industrial, agricultural and municipal waste management services worldwide, are teaming with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) to pinpoint recovery and recycling prospects for military installation construction and demolition materials. The ERDC will provide technical assistance and $3.4 million to develop a basic…

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Holcim sheds joint spotlight as new identity takes hold

Sources: Holcim AG, Zug, Switzerland; CP staff Six years after the top cement and concrete rivals merged to form LafargeHolcim Ltd., a streamlined identity, Holcim, has been adopted to unite namesake, Lafarge and sister building materials brands behind the Group’s purpose of building “progress for people and the planet.”

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PRODUCERS – July 2021

Denver-based Summit Materials Inc. has appointed Tamla Oates-Forney as an independent director and member of the board’s Human Capital and Compensation Committee. The concrete, cement and aggregate producer’s board now comprises nine members. “Tamla brings a wealth of expertise in human capital management that will be a strategic asset to the Company. She is an accomplished global Human Resources Executive…

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Lafarge ACM, gypsum veteran Tabbara takes U.S. Cement helm

Sources: LafargeHolcim, Chicago; CP staff LafargeHolcim has named Toufic Tabbara as chief executive officer of U.S. Cement operations. He arrives with more than 20 years’ experience in Lafarge North America and overseas ready mixed concrete, asphalt and gypsum businesses, and most recently oversaw similar operations, plus cement production, as Country CEO for Jordan, then Algeria. Tabbara holds undergraduate and graduate…

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Holcim Ltd. simplifies corporate identity; Lafarge brands remain

Sources: LafargeHolcim Ltd., Zug, Switzerland; CP staff LafargeHolcim shareholders approved a group name change to Holcim Ltd. among proposals during their annual general meeting, staged May 4 by virtual platform. Directors recommended the move “for efficiency and impact … as the company transforms to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions.” The change applies only to the…

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LafargeHolcim closes Firestone Building Products deal

Sources: LafargeHolcim, Zurich; CP staff Holcim Participations (US) Inc. has completed the acquisition of Firestone Building Products earlier than projected, positioning parent LafargeHolcim to target a new and expansive building market segment. The Nashville-based manufacturer is a key player in commercial roofing and building envelope solutions in the United States, with 2020 sales approaching $2 billion, and has 15 production…

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MIT CLIMATE CONSORTIUM UNITES LAFARGEHOLCIM AND U.S. CORPORATE ELITE

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Climate and Sustainability Consortium (MCSC), launched late last month, convenes an alliance of leaders from a broad range of industries and aims to drive solutions addressing climate change threats. Organizers characterize the group as uniting “similarly motivated, highly creative and influential companies to work with MIT to build a process, market, and ambitious implementation strategy…

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LafargeHolcim enters roofing, siding & insulation via Firestone Building Products

LafargeHolcim Ltd. projects a second quarter closing on a $3.4 billion deal for Nashville-based Firestone Building Products (FBP), the largest acquisition in the company’s five-year history and one stretching well beyond its cement, aggregate and ready mixed concrete production competencies. With a full range of EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer), thermoplastic polyolefin, PVC, asphalt and metal offerings, FBP is a…

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LafargeHolcim joins Apple, other corporate elites on MIT Climate Consortium

Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge The just-launched MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium (MCSC) convenes an alliance of leaders from a broad range of industries and aims to drive solutions addressing climate change threats. Organizers characterize it as uniting “similarly motivated, highly creative and influential companies to work with MIT to build a process, market, and ambitious implementation strategy for…

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LafargeHolcim measures building enclosure prospects in Firestone deal

Sources: LafargeHolcim Ltd., Zurich; CP staff LafargeHolcim projects a second quarter closing on a $3.4 billion deal for Nashville-based Firestone Building Products (FBP), the largest acquisition in the company’s five-year history and one stretching well beyond its cement, aggregate and ready mixed concrete production competencies. With a full range of EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer), thermoplastic polyolefin, PVC, asphalt and…

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