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Lafarge joins legal challenge against $1-billion Quebec cement plant
MONTREAL - Lafarge SA has joined two non-profit groups in mounting a legal challenge against a Quebec cabinet minister's authorization of a $1-billion cement plant to be built in the province's chronically-underemployed Gasp� region.
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Holcim 2Q Earnings Disappoint; On Track for Lafarge Tie-Up
The earnings come as Holcim and Lafarge look to shed cement plants and other assets as they seek regulatory approval for a linkup that will create a globe-spanning cement giant.
Holcim Misses Estimates as Forex Cuts Sales $498 Million  Bloomberg
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Lafarge profit up; cost-cutting offsets forex woes
PARIS--French cement maker Lafarge SA (LG.FR) Friday said its net profit in the second quarter rose slightly as cost-cutting offset adverse currency factors.
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BRIEF-Lafarge says currency impact should weaken in H2
July 25 (Reuters) - Lafarge SA CEO Bruno Lafont tells reporters on conference call: * Lafarge should see less impact from adverse forex rates in H2 -CEO * Lafarge sees signs of recovery in some European countries such as Poland,.
Anglo American confirms sale of 50% interest in Lafarge Tarmac
In an announcement to the London Stock Exchange this morning it said it has reached a binding agreement to sell its 50% ownership interest in Lafarge Tarmac Holdings Limited to Lafarge SA for a minimum value of �885m in cash, on a debt and cash free ...
Lafarge to Get Asset-Sale Boost From Start of European Recovery
Lafarge SA (LG) Chief Executive Officer Bruno Lafont said a recovery in European cement markets will help an asset-sale program needed to get its planned $40 billion merger with Holcim Ltd.
Anglo American H1 Profit Up; To Sell 50% Stake In Lafarge Tarmac To Lafarge  RTT News
Lafarge Holds Profit Steady as It Drives on With Holcim Deal  Businessweek
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BRIEF-Lafarge confident on Holcim merger timeframe-CFO
July 25 (Reuters) - Lafarge SA CFO tells analyst on a conference call: * Lafarge is confident on completing merger with Holcim in time, discussions with antitrust authorities "constructive" * Lafarge will select buyers for assets put for sale as part ...
HeidelbergCement Says House Boom Fails to Cure UK Market
Larger competitor Lafarge SA (LG) is buying out Anglo American Plc's share in a Solihull, England-based tarmac and aggregates joint venture for at least 885 million pounds -- to sell the whole business at a later point -- as the French company seeks to ...
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CRH Considers Purchases Worth $2 Billion as Profit Rises
Asked whether he would buy some of the assets for sale amid the planned merger of the world's two largest building companies, Lafarge SA (LG) and Holcim Ltd. (HCMLY:US), Manifold said that �there are many opportunities.� Holcim and Lafarge, seeking ...
Lafarge profits hit by foreign exchange rate and low aggregate sales
French construction material producer, Lafarge SA, has seen its profit in Q2 hit by foreign exchange rates (FER) and low sales volumes in its aggregate and ready-mix (RMX) concrete businesses.