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Lafarge loses Paris 'beach' deal over support for Trump wall
Lafarge loses Paris 'beach' deal over support for Trump wall

The City of Paris on Tuesday, 28 March, dumped French-Swiss group LafargeHolcim as supplier of sand for the makeshift "Paris Plages" beach over the company's readiness to supply cement for US President Donald Trump's controversial border wall...

29 Mar 2017

FRANCE

CEO named for cement titan LafargeHolcim
CEO named for cement titan LafargeHolcim

The boards of France's Lafarge and Switzerland's Holcim have approved Eric Olsen for the role of chief executive officer once the firms merge, creating the world's biggest cement company, they announced on Thursday, 9 April...

10 Apr 2015

FRANCE

Lafarge disappoints with profit but holds targets
Lafarge disappoints with profit but holds targets

PARIS, FRANCE: French cement and building materials company Lafarge reported stable quarterly earnings below analysts' expectations, but stood by its targets for operating performance and reducing debt.

7 Nov 2013