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The Americas - 04 February 2010

Materials handling company joins aid effort

Columbus McKinnon Corporation, a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, has announced it is contributing more than US$40 000 worth of products to aid the recovery efforts in Haiti.


Update on Cimpor bid

The last few days have seen further developments in the bid for a stake in Portuguese cement manufacturer, Cimpor.


Lafarge sells Cimpor stake to Votorantim

Lafarge has sold to Votorantim its 17.28% interest in Cimpor. The transaction will be completed in principle through an exchange of the Cimpor shares held by Lafarge for certain of Votorantim's assets in Brazil.