Lafarge R&D, Holcim Apasco veterans to oversee LafargeHolcim Americas businesses

Sources: LafargeHolcim Ltd., Zurich; CP staff

The 10-member LafargeHolcim Executive Committee has been realigned to reflect an evolved global cement, aggregate and concrete production asset portfolio, and close an integration phase commencing with the July 2015 Lafarge Group and Holcim Ltd. merger. Representing the Western Hemisphere are region heads Pascal Casanova, North America, and Oliver Osswald, Central & South America.

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Sustainability watchdog sets concrete production water accounting standards

水泥可持续性Initiative has capped a two-year effort to formalize accounting of water consumption and recycling in cement, concrete and aggregate production. The new 34-pageGuidance on Good Practices for Water Accountingbuilds onProtocol for Water Reporting for the Cement Industry(2014) and Water Key Performance Indicators (2015).

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Summit Materials investors eye $375M from initial public offering

Sources: CP staff;Summit Materials LLC, Denver;Renaissance Capital LLC, Greenwich, Conn.

Trading of the newest major operator with U.S. concrete, cement and aggregate production, Summit Materials, has commenced on the New York Stock Exchange, as CEO Tom Hill rang theMarch 12 Opening Bell. After a requisite quiet period since a mid-December Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Summit Materials sponsors offered 22.2 million shares at $18/share.

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