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Group

LafargeHolcim

Merger project

Holcim and Lafarge announced a merger project of equals to create LafargeHolcim, the most advanced group in the building materials industry, uniquely positioned in 90 countries around the world with a balanced exposure to both developed and high growth markets.

Event

Results as of December 31, 2013

  • Q4 operational trends significantly improved
  • EBITDA up 14% like for like in the quarter
  • 2013 results up like for like, but impacted by adverse exchange rates
  • Cost reduction and innovation objectives achieved with €670 million generated in 2013
  • Net debt reduced by €1 billion compared to last year

Survey

Happiness is in the city!

To understand urban-dwellers' expectations and their relationship to their city, we carried out a survey with IPSOS institute among over 3,500 people in 6 cities (Chicago, Rio, Paris, Algiers, Mumbai, Chongqing). Key learnings: nearly 90% of city dwellers are happy in their city and 3 out of 5 are optimistic for the future!

Publication

2013 Annual report

Find out all the key figures on our businesses, corporate governance and finance, as well as an overview of Lafarge’s growth drivers, innovation and performance. Also check out our contributions to Building better cities!

Building better cities

 

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