The world's largest cement producer and a major manufacturer of aggregates and ready-mix concrete.
In 2007 the company bought Hanson (UK) and thus became the owner of three plants and one aggregates quarry in the occupied West Bank through Hanson Israel.
Hanson Israel owns 26 concrete plants, three aggregate quarries and two asphalt plants. Four of these are located in Israeli settlements in the West Bank: concrete plants in Modi'in Illit and in Atarot Industrial zone, an asphalt plant and an aggregates quarry south of Elkana. The quarry exploits occupied Palestinian natural resources for the needs of the Israeli construction industry.
Additionally, through Hanson Israel, the company supplied construction materials to construction projects in the settlements. Hanson Israel concrete truck was documented delivering concrete to the expansion of the Barkan settlement industrial zone.
On June 20th 2016, a Hanson truck was documented delivering construction raw material to a construction zone in Ofarim settlement, an Israeli settlement, located near the Palestinian village al-Lubban al-Gharbi, 3.8 km kilometers east of the Green line in the occupied West Bank.
Main shareholders: Ludwig Merckle (25.34%), Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Holdings US (5.12%) and BlackRock US (4.10%).
Manager of Hanson Israel: Priel Eliezer
The company owns hundreds of subsidiaries worldwide, one of them is Hanson Israel.
The company generated revenues that reached 13.4 billion Euoros in 2015.
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