Lafarge is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is engaged in the manufacturing of construction materials. Co. operates through four business divisions: The Cement division; The Aggregates & Concrete Division; The Roofing division; and The Gypsum division.
Monday, Jun 242013, 8:07 AMFrance-based Lafarge (LFGEF.PK), the world's biggest provider of cement, is reportedly close to selling its North American gypsum operations to P-E firm Lone Star in a deal worth about $700M. Other funds were also interested in the unit, which produces plasterboard and generates EBITDA of around $75M. |Monday, Jun 242013, 8:07 AM| Comment!
Wednesday, Oct 122011, 6:34 PMMartin Marietta Materials (MLM) says it will acquire quarry sites, plants and a road paving business in Colorado from Lafarge (LFRGY.PK). In exchange, Lafarge will receive properties and distribution yards operated by Martin Marietta Materials along the Mississippi River plus an undisclosed cash payment. MLM +0.4% AH. |Wednesday, Oct 122011, 6:34 PM| Comment!
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