LafargeHolcim

WoHo Raises $4.5 Million in Seed Funding, led by The Engine, to Transform the Design and Construction of Resilient Living and Working Spaces

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 4:30pm

The company integrates architecture, engineering and construction into a single, streamlined platform to quickly design and construct high quality buildings.

Key Points: 
  • The company integrates architecture, engineering and construction into a single, streamlined platform to quickly design and construct high quality buildings.
  • WoHos systems reinvent reinforced concrete technology and building performance, serving as competitive solutions for low-to-high-rise construction.
  • WoHo also announced a partnership with LafargeHolcim in the United States , which shares a commitment to push the boundaries of green construction.
  • WoHo is conducting its first pilot at WoHo Lab in Madrid and plans to build one in Boston in early 2021.

Raysut Maldives Cement JV Formed; Acquisition of LafargeHolcim Stake Completed

Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 12:32pm

Omans largest cement manufacturer, Raysut Cement Company (RCC), said it has closed the deal of acquiring 75 per cent of LafargeHolcims cement terminal at Thilafushi Island in Maldives, and a new joint venture - Raysut Maldives Cement Pvt.

Key Points: 
  • Omans largest cement manufacturer, Raysut Cement Company (RCC), said it has closed the deal of acquiring 75 per cent of LafargeHolcims cement terminal at Thilafushi Island in Maldives, and a new joint venture - Raysut Maldives Cement Pvt.
  • This acquisition opens a corridor of trade between Oman and Maldives not only in the cement industry with Raysut Cement but also in other areas which will benefit both economies.
  • Our foray into Maldives will help drive self-sufficiency of cement in Maldives, which currently is predominantly an import market.
  • Raysut is looking at adding local value in Maldives by installing production facilities to ensure there is at least 40% local content.

LafargeHolcim in the US Rebrands Blended Cement Portfolio, Calls on Engineering Community to Adopt Solutions That Lower Carbon Emissions

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 11:00am

However, the fact remains that concrete has a high carbon footprint due to the energy intensiveness and generation of CO2 in Portland cement manufacturing.

Key Points: 
  • However, the fact remains that concrete has a high carbon footprint due to the energy intensiveness and generation of CO2 in Portland cement manufacturing.
  • Products under the Envirocore Series include OneCem Portland Limestone Cement, MaxCem Blended Cement, and NewCem Slag Cement.
  • LafargeHolcim partners with a number of startups and partners to advance carbon capture technology and commercialize innovative cement products that could significantly lower CO2 emissions in the cement industry.
  • LafargeHolcim is the global leader in building materials and solutions and active in four business segments: Cement, Aggregates, Ready-Mix Concrete and Solutions & Products.

LafargeHolcim in the US Introduces ECOPact Low-Carbon Concrete in the United States

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 11:00am

Were excited to bring ECOPact to the United States and help drive much-needed change in the industry, said Jay Moreau, CEO of US Aggregates and Construction Materials for LafargeHolcim.

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  • Were excited to bring ECOPact to the United States and help drive much-needed change in the industry, said Jay Moreau, CEO of US Aggregates and Construction Materials for LafargeHolcim.
  • ECOPact is sold at a range of low-carbon levels, from 30% to 100% less carbon emissions compared to ordinary (CEM1) concrete.
  • In the United States, the LafargeHolcim family of low-carbon products and solutions includes a wide portfolio of low-carbon concrete, low-clinker cements, recycled aggregates and services that promote sustainability.
  • In the United States, LafargeHolcim companies include close to 350 sites in 43 states and employ 7,000 people.

LafargeHolcim Adopts New Environmental Product Declarations for Cement and Concrete Materials

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 2:00pm

LafargeHolcim in the US today announced a new program to bring greater transparency to its carbon footprint through the use of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs).

Key Points: 
  • LafargeHolcim in the US today announced a new program to bring greater transparency to its carbon footprint through the use of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs).
  • These declarations, much like nutritional labels, detail the environmental impact of building materials.
  • These new EPDs also push us to continue innovating as we consider the next generation of building materials.
  • LafargeHolcim is the global leader in building materials and solutions, and active in four business segments: Cement, Aggregates, Ready-Mix Concrete and Solutions & Products.

Aggregate Industries Uses Innovative Logistical Solution to Begin Construction on MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Expansion

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 1:00pm

Aggregate Industries, a member of LafargeHolcim in the US, has started supplying concrete for the new, state-of-the-art medical and surgical facility for MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Key Points: 
  • Aggregate Industries, a member of LafargeHolcim in the US, has started supplying concrete for the new, state-of-the-art medical and surgical facility for MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.
  • Were proud to be supporting this project, which will help the exceptional staff at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital provide improved care for the D.C. community, said Jay M. Moreau, CEO US ACM.
  • The 477,000 square-foot expansion of the Georgetown University Hospital will include a new emergency room, 32 operating rooms, 156 patient rooms and improved underground parking.
  • Aggregate Industries is partnering with Clark Construction Group on this project throughout 2020, with completion expected in 2021.

LafargeHolcim Invests in Building the Workforce of Tomorrow

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 2:00pm

This is an important benefit for our employees, and we cherish this opportunity to help support them and their families.

Key Points: 
  • This is an important benefit for our employees, and we cherish this opportunity to help support them and their families.
  • Since then, the scholarship program has been expanded to include children of employees of all LafargeHolcim companies in the US.
  • LafargeHolcim is the leading global building materials and solutions company.
  • In the United States, LafargeHolcim companies include close to 350 sites in 43 states and employ 7,000 people.

Shea Concrete Products Hosts Technical Engineering Seminar #11 With Record Attendance And 16-Professional Credit Hours Offered To Attendees

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 1:00pm

Shea Concrete also offered guests a tour of their precast concrete manufacturing facility and headquarters.

Key Points: 
  • Shea Concrete also offered guests a tour of their precast concrete manufacturing facility and headquarters.
  • Because this seminar was offered at no cost to attendees, Shea Concrete prides the seminar for its big return-on-investment for those in attendance.
  • "For me, it's a pleasure to participate in Shea Concrete Products Technical Engineering Seminars," said Brian Barry, Technical Service Engineer for LafargeHolcim.
  • Shea Concrete Products would like to thank all speakers and attendees for making the seminar a success, and looks forward to hosting its next seminar on 3/18/2020!

Chance Allen Named General Manager of Mountain Region for LafargeHolcim ACM Organization

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 2:00pm

LafargeHolcim has appointed Woodrow Chance Allen general manager for the Mountain Region for the US Aggregates and Construction Materials (ACM) organization.

Key Points: 
  • LafargeHolcim has appointed Woodrow Chance Allen general manager for the Mountain Region for the US Aggregates and Construction Materials (ACM) organization.
  • Chance brings a valuable perspective of the US aggregates and construction materials industry, said Jay M. Moreau, CEO, US ACM.
  • Most recently Mr. Allen was the general manager, Aggregates & Asphalt for the Mountain Region, where he managed quarry operations, asphalt plants, and a recycle business, among other responsibilities, including related logistics.
  • During this time, he held positions of increasing responsibility, including district production manager and general manager for the San Antonio District.

ConcreteDirect selects HERE as mapping and location service provider

Monday, December 30, 2019 - 8:00am

Amsterdam ConcreteDirect, a brand of LafargeHolcim, has selected HERE Technologies, a global leader in location platform services, as its mapping and location services provider to support the future growth of this digital solution.

Key Points: 
  • Amsterdam ConcreteDirect, a brand of LafargeHolcim, has selected HERE Technologies, a global leader in location platform services, as its mapping and location services provider to support the future growth of this digital solution.
  • ConcreteDirect is a simple way to manage orders and track deliveries of concrete through a mobile application, available on iOS and Android.
  • The application makes the life of ConcreteDirect users and customers easier by reducing the complexity and workload.
  • Our visibility into live road conditions, advanced routing algorithms and other location tools enable us to support ConcreteDirect in the effective planning and execution of its daily fleet operations.