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PPC Ltd recognised at the Stevie Awards for Women in Business

PPC Ltd recognised at the Stevie Awards for Women in Business

South African cement manufacturer PPC Ltd’s Head of Corporate Social Investment, Francie Shonhiwa, received Gold in the ‘Women Helping Women in Business’ category at the 2014 Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

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Eurocement implements new scholarship programme

Eurocement implements new scholarship programme

The new scholarship programme is designed to strengthen cooperation with educational institutions, as well as attract young talent to the company.

UK construction players collaborate on 3D concrete printing project

UK construction players collaborate on 3D concrete printing project

Loughborough University partners with Skanska and consortium to develop the world's first commercial 3D concrete printing robot.

Cemex social initiative will equip 100 000 homes with ecological concrete cookstoves

Cemex social initiative will equip 100 000 homes with ecological concrete cookstoves

With an investment of US$2 million, Cemex has begun selling and installing ecological concrete cookstoves that could benefit 0.5 million people in Mexico and Guatemala.

Ministry of Defence to acquire Lanka Cement facility

Ministry of Defence to acquire Lanka Cement facility

According to local press reports, Sri Lanka's Ministry of Defence is planning to acquire Lanka Cement’s facility at Kankasanthurai.

 

El Arish Cement opts for Loesche VRMs

El Arish Cement opts for Loesche VRMs

El Arish Cement, Egypt, has decided on two further Loesche VRMs for raw meal grinding and two LM 63.3+3 mills for cement grinding.

Aggregate Industries celebrates double success

Aggregate Industries celebrates double success

Aggregate Industries has retained its Quality in Credit Management accreditation and achieved the ICM Centre of Excellence recognition.

Autumn Statement must focus on infrastructure investment, says CBI

Autumn Statement must focus on infrastructure investment, says CBI

The Confederation of British Industry is calling on the Chancellor to focus on infrastructure investment in the Autumn Statement.

Solidia Technologies presents research at the XV Annual Anna Maria Workshop

Solidia Technologies presents research at the XV Annual Anna Maria Workshop

According to research presented at the XV Annual Anna Maria Workshop, concrete produced using calcium silicate cement resists degradation after exposure to sulfate solution.

 

Cemtek Environmental to supply emissions monitoring system for Capitol Aggregates

Cemtek Environmental to supply emissions monitoring system for Capitol Aggregates

Cemtek Environmental has received an order worth more than US$840 000 for multiple CEMS for installation at Capitol Aggregates’ cement plant in San Antonio, Texas.

FLSmidth signs new EPC contract with Cemex

FLSmidth signs new EPC contract with Cemex

FLSmidth has signed an EPC contract with Cemex for the supply of a new cement production line to be installed at the company's Odessa plant in Texas.

National winners of Quarry Life Award announced for Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Ghana and Tanzania

National winners of Quarry Life Award announced for Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Ghana and Tanzania

Over the last few weeks HeidelbergCement has been revealing the winners of the national element of the Quarry Life Award 2014.

CCI invites public comments on proposed LafargeHolcim merger

CCI invites public comments on proposed LafargeHolcim merger

The Competition Commission of India has ‘formed a prima facie opinion that the combination is likely to have an appreciable adverse effect on competition’ and announced that it will be inviting public comments on the planned LafargeHolcim merger.

 

NASA presents a year in the life of the Earth’s CO2

NASA presents a year in the life of the Earth’s CO2

NASA has developed a simulation of how carbon dioxide moves through the Earth’s atmosphere using an ultra-high resolution computer model.

Al Ain cement plant inaugurated

Al Ain cement plant inaugurated

Sheikh Hamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has inaugurated Arkan Building Materials Co.’s new cement plant, which has a cement production capacity of 4.5 million tpa.

Countries pledge financial support and target goals for climate initiatives

Countries pledge financial support and target goals for climate initiatives

Governments of 21 countries have pledged a total of US$9.3 billion to the Green Climate Fund; China and the US announce emission reduction targets for post-2020.

Nepalese government reportedly approves establishment of new cement plant

Nepalese government reportedly approves establishment of new cement plant

According to local press, the Nepal Investment Board, which is led by Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, has approved a proposal by India’s Reliance Group to build a cement plant in the south of the country.

 

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