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LafargeHolcim Expands Operational Footprint in Denver Through Acquisition of Concrete Company, Metro Mix


Today, construction materials supplier LafargeHolcim acquired the assets
of Metro Mix, LLC, a ready-mixed concrete manufacturer in Denver.

"Over the past 10 years, Denver has been a dynamic and growing market,
and Metro Mix has been a part of that growth by successfully meeting
customer needs," said Guy Edwards, CEO for LafargeHolcim's US Aggregates
& Construction Materials business. "We see significant synergies between
the Metro Mix operations and our local Aggregate Industries business
that will allow us to strengthen our customer service and offerings in
the region."

Founded in 1999, Metro Mix has more than 50 employees at its two
ready-mix plants situated in Denver and Castle Rock. Metro Mix will
continue to operate under its current name.

"The building construction business is very competitive and to grow, you
need to be teamed with a partner who values talented employees and
quality customer service," said Keith Minor, co-owner, Metro Mix, LLC.
"We believe in surrounding ourselves by the best employees, products,
equipment and resources, and I am confident that partnering with
LafargeHolcim will enhance our ability to serve our customers."

According to Eric Tyrrell, also co-owner, Metro Mix LLC, the two
businesses complement each other. "This is an opportunity for both teams
to share expertise, networks and resources across our businesses, and to
learn from one another's experiences to help grow the greater Denver

About LafargeHolcim

With a well-balanced presence in 80 countries and a focus on cement,
aggregates and concrete, LafargeHolcim (SIX Swiss Exchange, Euronext
Paris: LHN) is the world leader in the building materials industry. With
a commitment to drive sustainable solutions for better building and
infrastructure and to contribute to a higher quality of life, the Group
is best positioned to meet the challenges of increasing urbanization.

In the United States, LafargeHolcim companies include close to 350 sites
in 43 states and employ 7,000 people. Our customers rely on us to help
them design and build better communities with innovative solutions that
deliver structural integrity and eco-efficiency.

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