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Boral Limited

ASX:BLD ISIN:AU000000BLD2

Boral Limited is Australia's largest building and construction materials supplier in Australia, and has significant operations in the USA and in Asia. With some A$5.2 billion worth of sales, Boral has over 15,900 employees working across 717 operating sites.


Boral produces and distributes a broad range of construction materials, including quarry products, cement, flyash, pre-mix concrete and asphalt; and building products, including clay bricks and pavers, clay and concrete roof tiles, concrete masonry products, plasterboard, windows and timber. Boral primarily serves customers in the building and construction industries with operations concentrated in three key geographical markets - Australia, the USA and Asia. The Boral Group has leading market positions in all three geographic markets.

Boral has operated solely as a construction materials and building products group since the Company's demerger in January 2000, when the old Boral Group, which also included an energy business, was demerged into two industry specific listed companies, new Boral and Origin Energy Limited.

Boral comprises seven key operating divisions, aligned along three business segments.

  

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Asian Activities Report for August 17, 2011: SMS Management and Technology Limited (ASX:SMX) Recorded a Strong Performance in 2010/2011

🕔8/17/2011 12:00:05 PM 6441

Asian Activities Report for August 17, 2011 includes: SMS Management & Technology Limited (ASX:SMX) recorded a strong growth in the 2010-2011 financial year; Orpheus Energy Limited (ASX:OEG) updated on its B26 coal joint venture project in Indonesia; Boral Limited (ASX:BLD) is to acquire Lafarge's 50% interest in Lafarge Boral Gypsum Asia; Nemex Resources Limited (ASX:NXR) announced the results of 17 ironstone samples from its Coastal Project in western Guinea.

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Brickworks Limited (ASX:BKW) Review of Results For The Year Ended 31 July 2010

🕔9/23/2010 10:20:14 AM 6287

Brickworks Limited (ASX:BKW) (PINK:BRKWF) posted a Normal Net Profit After Tax ('NPAT') for the year ended 31 July 2010 of A$110.2 million, down 3.1% from A$113.7 million for the year ended 31 July 2009. After non-regular items, Brickworks' Headline NPAT was A$138.8 million, down 54.5% from A$305.2 million in the previous year.

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Australian Market Report of August 4, 2010

🕔8/4/2010 1:31:47 PM 10260

The Australian stock market opened lower on Wednesday, shedding gains after hitting a six-week high on the previous day. In early trade, S&P/ASX200 index was down 0.3 per cent, at 4558.1 points, while All Ordinaries index had fallen 0.28 per cent, to 4573.8 points. Financial and industrial stocks were down 0.5 per cent and the materials sector was 0.4 per cent lower.

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Brickworks Limited (ASX:BKW) Acquires Girotto And Gocrete From Boral Limited (ASX:BLD), Establishing A Market Leading Position In Precast Concrete Panels

🕔8/4/2010 10:11:06 AM 8154

Brickworks Limited (ASX:BKW) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Girotto(TM) and Gocrete(TM) precast concrete panel businesses from Boral Limited (ASX:BLD) for A$13.8 million.

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D'Aguilar Gold Limited (ASX:DGR) Quarterly Report June 2010

🕔7/30/2010 11:59:17 AM 13665

During the quarter D'Aguilar Gold Limited (ASX:DGR) strongly advanced its objectives to become a diversified resource project generator and investment company.

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Australian Market Report of July 9, 2010

🕔7/9/2010 9:30:17 AM 9936

Australian shares rallied on Thursday after a strong lead from overseas market, and the gains were fuelled by the better-than-expected employment data in Australia. Total employment was up by 45,900 in June, compared to expectations of an increase of 15,000. Australia's unemployment rate in June was a seasonally adjusted 5.1 per cent, beating the economists' prediction of 5.2 per cent.

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Australian Market Report of July 7, 2010

🕔7/7/2010 9:30:09 AM 10665

The Australian shares rebounded strongly from early losses on Tuesday, helped by the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to keep interest rates steady at 4.5 per cent. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 54 points, or 1.3 per cent higher, at 4276.1, after hitting a 12-month low at opening. The broader All Ordinaries index gained 49.1 points, or 1.2 per cent, to 4299.7.

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Australian Market Report of August 19: Rebound on Favourable Earnings

🕔8/19/2009 1:00:54 PM 13996

US stocks ended the day higher overnight after a sharp slump in the previous trading session. The rebound was helped by better-than-expected earnings from retailers such as Dow component Home Depot.

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Australian Market Report of July 27: Strong Lead Continues

🕔7/27/2009 1:00:59 PM 11100

US stocks rose on Friday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank is winding down its emergency lending programs established to end the financial crisis.

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Australian Market Report of May 6: Weak Lead From Overseas

🕔5/6/2009 1:00:52 PM 16157

Yesterday Australian market was marginally higher, boosted by rally overseas. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 gained 7.4 points, or 0.19 per cent, at 3890.4, while the broader All Ordinaries rose 16.2 points, or 0.42 per cent, to 3862.2.

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    Headquarters
  • Level 39, AMP Centre
    50 Bridge Street
    Sydney NSW 2000
  • Telephone
  • +61-2-9220-6300 
  • Fax
  • +61-2-9233-6605 
  • Principal Sector
  • Materials 
  • Principal Industry
  • Building & Construction 
  • Listed
  • 2000/02/21 
  • Homepage
  • www.boral.com.au

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