Statement<p>Holcim confirms information from EU Commission regarding the investigation of the cement industry initiated in 2008


Holcim has been informed by the EU Commission about its decision to initiate proceedings against Holcim and seven other companies in the cement industry. The proceedings are a continuation of the investigation of the markets for cement and related products initiated in November 2008. In the context of the investigation, Holcim has delivered the information requested by the European Commission.

The European Commission further states in its letter, that the proceedings do not imply that there is proof of an infringement.

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Holcim is one of the world's leading suppliers of cement and aggregates (crushed stone, gravel and sand) as well as further activities such as ready-mix concrete and asphalt including services. The Group holds majority and minority interests in around 70 countries on all continents.
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