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Holcim GO CIRCULAR The Ocean Race, Start of Leg 2

25 | 01 | 2023

Holcim-PRB takes the start of the second leg!

The start of the second leg of The Ocean Race between Cape Verde and Cape Town (South Africa) is about to offer an absolutely magnificent spectacle to the public in Mindelo!

Holcim GO CIRCULAR  Leg 1 winners

21 | 01 | 2023

First magnificent victory for the Holcim-PRB crew in Cape Verde!

In the middle of the Cape Verdean night, at 1:01 a.m. local time, Kevin Escoffier, Abby Ehler, Sam Goodchild, Tom Laperche and Julien Champolion (onboard reporter) crossed the finish line.

Holcim GO CIRCULAR at The Ocean Race, Leg 1_Day 4, Abbey Ehler and Kevin Escoffier on board

20 | 01 | 2023

DAY 4: Boat is arriving to Cape Verde

Kevin Escoffier, Tom Laperche, Abby Ehler and Sam Goodchild have only 171,5 nautical miles to go (4pm GMT rankings) to conclude this first leg of The Ocean Race.

Holcim GO CIRCULAR at The Ocean Race, Leg 1_Day 3, boat on sea

19 | 01 | 2023

DAY 3: The eye of Julien Champolion, onboard reporter

Embarked for the first time on board an IMOCA boat for a round-the-world race, Julien Champolion is a reporter on board Holcim-PRB filming and photographing the crew.

Holcim GO CIRCULAR at The Ocean Race, Leg 1_Day 1, Tom Leparche by the window

16 | 01 | 2023

DAY 1: NEWS FROM THE BOAT

The first night went well for the crew of Holcim-PRB despite a technical problem. The sailors had to deal with a rudder problem during the night. Kevin, with the help of some of the crew, managed to repair it.

Here we go for Holcim-PRB on a legendary race

15 | 01 | 2023

Here we go for Holcim-PRB on a legendary race!

The sailors were carried by this exceptional energy until the moment they docked off. The Holcim-PRB Team led by Kevin Escoffier enjoyed the last minutes on land with their loved ones and the technical team.

The countdown begins

15 | 01 | 2023

D-Day: The start of the iconic Ocean Race has come. Follow the crew!

Today is the day we have been waiting for. The unstoppable crew led by Kevin Escoffier, will set sail from Alicante in The Ocean Race.

GO CIRCULAR at The Ocean Race, start

13 | 01 | 2023

Holcim’s GO CIRCULAR ready to set sail in The Ocean Race

Holcim joins The Ocean Race for its first round-the-world regatta. The only Swiss team to compete in this year’s legendary sailing marathon, celebrating its 50th anniversary.

GO CIRCULAR, The Ocean Race team lunch

27 | 12 | 2022

Holcim-PRB: The sailing crew for the first legs of The Ocean Race revealed!

Ahead of The Ocean Race, Team Holcim-PRB presents the sailing crew of GO CIRCULAR. Kevin Escoffier, the boat's skipper, chose five experienced sailors to join him.

holcim PRB Route du Rhum celebrating finish

21 | 11 | 2022

Press release - Route du Rhum Destination Guadeloupe 2022 finishes

Monday, 21 November at 08:46 Guadeloupe local time, Kevin Escoffier crossed the finish line in the 12th edition of the Route du Rhum securing 4th place.

Holcim PRB Route du Rhum Kevin Escoffier at night

17 | 11 | 2022

 It’s anyone’s game!

On this 9th day of racing, Kevin Escoffier and the IMOCA Holcim-PRB are amongst the leading group. Nine boats heading the race are grouped together within 120 miles and there are still 1,300 miles to go.

Holcim-PRB Route du Rhum boat riding on sea

15 | 11 | 2022

We’re at the gateway to the trade wind. After that it’s downwind to Pointe-à-Pitre!

A week from the start of the 12th edition of Route du Rhum, the leading group in the IMOCA fleet, of which Kevin Escoffier is part of, passes the symbolic halfway point in the race.

Holcim PRB Route du Rhum boats race

14 | 11 | 2022

Bound for the trade wind

The 12th edition of the Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe, is serving up complex weather conditions, forcing the sailors to be on constant watch. Kevin Escoffier is very much in the game.

holcim PRB Route du Rhum boat on sea

13 | 11 | 2022

Two possible options for the future, two risks to take

After the negotiation of a windless zone overnight on Friday through into Saturday, the fleet ended up having to contend with an intense front rolling through on Saturday afternoon.

Holcim PRB Route du Rhum Kevin Escoffier

12 | 11 | 2022

A challenging end to the day

Four days after taking the start of the Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe, Kevin Escoffier, skipper of the IMOCA Holcim-PRB is setting a great pace, maintaining his position amongst the top group.

Holcim PRB sailing team boat close-up

09 | 11 | 2022

Clean start for Kevin Escoffier’s first Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe

From 09:00 hours this morning, Kevin had his eyes riveted on the grib files as he completed his final stretching exercises on land.

 Recycling over 800k tons of CDW in the UK

12 | 09 | 2022

Recycling over 800k tons of CDW in the UK

In 2021 alone, Aggregate Industries UK recycled over 822,500 tons of Construction & Demolition Waste — almost one tenth of Holcim’s 2025 target.

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08 | 09 | 2022

Holcim enters offshore yacht racing with GO CIRCULAR

Holcim enters offshore yacht racing with the launch of its first IMOCA race boat in Lorient, France on a mission to GO CIRCULAR led by skipper Kevin Escoffier.

Driving circular construction through digitalization

18 | 08 | 2022

Driving circular construction through digitalization

The next phase of circular economy will be digital. That’s why we’re taking a stake in N1, a German green tech company that has been providing innovative digital solutions to the construction industry for years.

A world first: Holcim produces 100% recycled clinker

04 | 08 | 2022

A world first: Holcim produces 100% recycled clinker

In June 2022, Holcim produced the world’s first clinker made entirely of recycled minerals at its plant in Altkirch, France.