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18 May 2010 | Quarrying

LAFARGE Group have reported a 10% decrease in consolidated net sales to €3.27 billion in the first quarter of 2010, compared with the same period of 2009.

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18 May 2010 | Quarrying

THE world’s largest international trade fair in Shanghai, China, has opened.

LAFARGE say they have made a significant breakthrough in reducing their carbon footprint by exceeding the Group’s CO2 emissions reduction target one year ahead of schedule.

09 March 2010 | Quarrying

LAFARGE have recently announced their results for the fourth quarter and full year ended 31 December 2009.

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09 March 2010 | Quarrying

LAFARGE have sold their 17.28% shareholding in Cimpor to Votorantim Cimentos SA, Brazil’s biggest cement producer.

30 December 2009 | Quarrying

AGGREGATES and quarrying firms who operate their own railheads and private sidings could be making better use of their assets, according to leading rail consultancy Interfleet Technology.

20 November 2009 | Quarrying

TARMAC have maintained their position as the leading aggregates producer in Great Britain, despite losing some slight market share in recent months.

18 November 2009 | Safety, Health & Environment

Alongside a large mineral extraction site in a quiet corner of the North East there is a collaboration between Lafarge Aggregates and the Government's conservation body, Natural England, that is...

04 November 2009 | Plant & Equipment

A Terex Finlay 694 Supertrak, supplied by Finlay Plant South East, is driving forward productivity at Scratchwood Depot, where a joint venture between Lafarge Aggregates and GRS Roadstone has been...

23 July 2009 | Quarrying

LAFARGE Cement UK have been presented with two prestigious national awards from the Environment Agency for their commitment to saving and recycling water at Cauldon Works in the Staffordshire...

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LAFARGE Aggregates’ Dry Rigg Quarry, near Settle, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, has picked up a prestigious award in the British Trust for Ornithology’s (BTO) Business Bird Challenge...

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18 September 2008 | Quarrying

Contracting demand and rising energy prices have been blamed by Lafarge Cement as it announced the mothballing of a kiln and two cement mills at its Westbury Works in Wiltshire.

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18 September 2008 | Quarrying

As the effects of the credit crunch continue to amplify across the construction products market, Lafarge UK says it will be mothballing quarries, which could lead to further industry job losses....

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12 September 2008 | Quarrying

A new list of preferred suppliers of legal services to support its in-house team has be drawn up by Lafarge UK following a competitive tender.

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01 August 2008 | Quarrying

The slowdown in the UK housing market is continuing to effect construction products firms with Lafarge UK being the latest victim, as its parent group interim report shows an 11% fall in revenues...