16 results on 16 press releases
23/04/2014A merger of equals to create LafargeHolcim, the most advanced group in the building materials industry
Zurich and Paris, April 7, 2014
Key Project highlights
A merger of equals creating the most advanced group in the building materials industry.
- LafargeHolcim unprecedented range of products and services to answer the changing demands of the building materials industry and the challenges of increasing urbanization.
- Both companies combined sales amount to c. CHF 39bn / EUR 32bn and Ebitda to c. CHF 8bn / EUR 6.5 bn.
- Transaction structured as a public exchange offer initiated by Holcim with an exchange ratio of 1 Holcim share for 1 Lafarge share.
- Enhanced performance through incremental synergies totaling more than CHF 1.7bn / EUR 1.4bn on a full run-rate basis phased in over three years with one third in year one.
- Strategic optimization of portfolio while anticipating regulatory requirements through divestments: 10% to 15% of the global Ebitda.
- Combined group to be uniquely positioned in 90 countries around the world with a balanced exposure to both developed and high growth markets.
- Clearly defined governance with an equally composed board (7 from Lafarge, 7 from Holcim):
- Wolfgang Reitzle as Chairman
- Bruno Lafont as CEO and member of the board
- Unanimous approval by the two boards of directors and full support from core shareholders of both companies.
- Closing expected in H1 2015.
NYSE Euronext Paris : LG
Q4 Operational trends significantly improved.
EBITDA up 14% like for like in the quarter.
2013 results up like for like, but impacted by adverse exchange rates.
Cost reduction and innovation objectives achieved with
€670 million generated in 2013.
Net debt reduced by €1 billion compared to last year.
On the 1st of November 2013 during the grand ceremony Lafarge Ukraine represented by LLC "Klesiv Quarry of Non-Metallic Minerals "Technobud "was awarded as the winner of the 10th anniversary quality competition "100 Best Products of Ukraine" in the nomination "Products for Industrial Purposes". The Company's granite aggregates of 5-20 mm in size have gained the highest expert appraisement.
3 year in a row Lafarge Ukraine represented by LLC KKNK Technobud has been recognised as the winner of the XII All-Ukrainian Competition "Environmental Quality and Safety" in the nomination "Environmental Quality and Safety Areas" that is organized by the All-Ukrainian NGO "Living planet".
The awarding process was held on the 15th of October within the ceremonial opening of the II International Forum for Sustainable Development "GREEN MIND" that is held under the patronage of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine.
On the 25th of July, 2013 a world leader in building materials, the French Company Lafarge jointly with the investment partner the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development inaugurated an aggregates site in Vyzhnytsia district, Chernivtsi region.
Contributing to “building better cities” is the ambition of Lafarge. It is driving our innovation, and is now embedded in a modernized logo.
3rd April, 2013 Lafarge Ukraine, Aggregates Business Line, represented by LLC KKNK Technobud in Rivne region become a winner of the All-Ukrainian Rating of Conscientious Taxpayers 2012 (regional stage) in the Conscientious industry taxpayer nomination.
29/03/2013Lafarge Ukraine Wins a Victory In the CIS Award Competition For Achievements In the Field Of Quality Products And Services
Lafarge Ukraine, Aggregates Business Line, representedin by LLC KKNK Technobud in Rivne region, was awarded as the winner of the 4th CIS Award Competition for achievements in the field of quality products and services (National stage). The awards ceremony was held in the Club of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on the 29th of March.
20/07/2012Over The Year Lafarge Aggregates Business Line in Ukraine Cooperates And Provides Continuous Support To Kiev City Charity Foundation Food Bank
On the 19th of July, 2012 Kiev City Charity Foundation Food Bank (KCCF Food Bank) celebrated a first anniversary of its activity in Ukraine. From the very beginning of the fund existence Lafarge Aggregates Ukraine (represented by LLC KKNK Technobud) repeatedly gave a financial sponsorship and counseling assistance to the charitable organization. The Company has allocated 50 000 UAH to support Food bank in Ukraine. For its contributions to the fund development, Lafarge Aggregates Ukraine received a letter of gratitude from the European Federation of Food Banks.
On the basis of its performance in 2011 Lafarge Ukraine, which includes the Cement (represented by PJSC Mykolaivcement) and Aggregates (a number of sites in Kyiv, Rivne and Chernivci regions) business lines, was admitted to the elite H&S Excellence Club of the Lafarge Group. This Club includes only about 30% of the Group's companies around the world. So being a member of the Club means an international recognition of the success of efforts taken by the Ukrainian company's team to achieve the high world standards in H&S.
17/07/2012Lafarge Aggregates Business Line in Ukraine Obtained Environment Management System Certificate ISO 14001:2006
For the last two years Lafarge Aggregates Ukraine (represented by LLC KKNK Technobud), that is Klesiv aggregates facility has been performing implementation of integrated management systems - quality (ISO 9001) and environment (ISO 14001). Services related to the preparation and certification was given by SE Rivne Research and Production Center of Standardization, Metrology and Certification.
Last year, the site managed to get certified and obtain the appropriate Quality Management System Certificate conforming to State Standard ISO 9001:2009.
This year in confirmation of its absolute commitment to Health & Safety Lafarge Ukraine (Aggregetes and Cement Business Line) has held the already traditional H&S Month. During this Month in addition to industrial safety the focus also was on H&S and risk assessment in everyday life.
10/11/2011LLC “KKNK “Technobud” was recognized as the winner of the 10th All-Ukrainian competition “Environmental quality and safety”
On the 9th of November, 2011 LLC "KKNK" Technobud» has been officially awarded with Diploma and special reward as the winner of the 10th All-Ukrainian competition "Environmental quality and safety" in the category "Environmental quality and safety areas" that was organized by the All-Ukrainian NGO "Living planet". Awarding process was hold within the press conference devoted to the ecological problems in Ukraine and the development of green manufacturing in our country
13/09/2011The announcement of Foreign Liability Company “Lafarge Aggregates” setting up in The Republic of Belarus
On the 26th of July 2011 Foreign Limited Liability Company "Lafarge Aggregates" was registered and came into operation in Minsk (the Republic of Belarus) with a direct involvement of LLC "KKNK "Technobud" (Lafarge Aggregates in Ukraine). The newly founded organization is a first official Lafarge company in Belarus
08/06/2011Lafarge Aggregates Ukraine supports the formation and development of Kiev City Charity Foundation “Food Bank”
Lafarge Aggregates Ukraine along with other representatives of international companies in Ukraine and Ukrainian charitable organizations is involved in the formation of the charitable fund "Food bank" (the Ukrainian branch).
20/04/2011LLC KKNK “Tehnobud” was recognized as one of the leaders in nature protection activities in Ukraine in 2010
On the 20th of April within the International Environmental Forum "Environment for Ukraine", which is taking place in Kyiv from 19th to 21st of April, LLC KKNK "Tehnobud" received a diploma for the implementation of environmentally friendly, energy-efficient technologies and was awarded a prize "Environment Protection Leader 2010-2011"