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A nearly $44 billion merger between two global building materials companies looks back on track after the two sides changed the terms of the deal to appease some investors. 617 more words

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Holcim and Lafarge to Renegotiate Merger Terms

Swiss cement company Holcim Ltd. has asked to renegotiate the terms of its proposed $44 billion merger with French company Lafarge SA. The initial proposal was make in July in response to a global slowdown in construction, especially in Europe. 165 more words

Holcim calls a halt to its merger with Lafarge

Switzerland’s Holcim called a halt on Monday to its merger with Lafarge , pressing the French company to renegotiate the deal terms and putting their plan to create the world’s biggest cement maker at risk. 744 more words

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Cement: Mega-merger in doubt as Holcim changes tack

Switzerland’s Holcim called a halt on Monday to its merger with Lafarge , pressing the French company to renegotiate the deal terms and putting their plan to create the world’s biggest cement maker at risk. 744 more words

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Ipoh's Limestone Mountains Turning to Dust

Ipoh is one of Malaysia’s most attractive towns. It has expanded enormously since this postcard photo was taken 45 years ago but it still has a pleasant feel to it with wide tree-lined avenues, grand historic buildings and friendly people. 271 more words

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Keurig K-Cups To Help Fuel B.C. Cement Plant

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Posted: 02/18/2015 5:27 pm EST Updated: 02/18/2015 8:59 pm EST

A Lafarge cement plant in Kamloops, B.C. has begun using spent Keurig K-Cups as part of a worldwide Lafarge push to move from fossil fuels to alternative fuels. 274 more words