Anglo sells building products unit

FTSE 100-listed miner Anglo American yesterday said it has sold Tarmac Building Products to Lafarge Tarmac Holdings, which is a joint venture of Lafarge’s and Anglo American’s construction materials and services businesses in the UK. Tarmac Building Products is a supplier of heavy building products, including construction blocks and cement. The deal is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the first half of 2014.