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Lafarge and Anglo to create a U.K. construction company


April 20, 2011
By HUB

April 18, 2011 – Lafarge SA and Anglo American plc announce their
agreement to combine their cement, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete,
asphalt and contracting businesses in the United Kingdom, comprising
Lafarge Cement U.K., Lafarge Aggregates and Concrete U.K., ("Lafarge
UK") and Tarmac Limited ("Tarmac U.K.").

April 18, 2011 – Lafarge SA and Anglo American plc announce their agreement to combine their cement, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and contracting businesses in the United Kingdom, comprising Lafarge Cement U.K., Lafarge Aggregates and Concrete U.K., ("Lafarge UK") and Tarmac Limited ("Tarmac U.K.").

The transaction will form a 50:50 joint-venture and will create a leading U.K. construction materials company with a portfolio of high quality assets drawing on the complementary geographical distribution of operations and assets, the skills of two experienced teams and a portfolio of well-known & innovative brands.  | READ MORE

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