Ottawa Competition Bureau to Review Lafarge, Holcim Merger

Ottawa’s Competition Bureau said July 7 that it will look into the $40-billion merger between Lafarge SA and Holcim Ltd., both of which have extensive operations in Canada, reports the Montreal Gazette. The newspaper quotes Competition Bureau spokeswoman Mélanie Beauchesne as stating in an email that “… the Bureau is currently reviewing Holcim’s proposed acquisition of Lafarge … (to) determine…

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Cemex Cement Used in LEED-Certified World Cup Stadium

Cemex participated in the construction of the Arena da Amazonia soccer stadium in the northern city of Manaus, Brazil, which has hosted several competitive matches of the 2014 FIFA World Cup including England vs. Italy, USA vs. Portugal, and Honduras vs. Switzerland. The company worked in close collaboration with renowned construction company Andrade Gutierrez S.A. providing 28,000 tons of its…

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