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Infographic: the Skyonic SkyMine®

Infographic: the Skyonic SkyMine®

Skyonic has prepared this special infographic to explain the benefits of the new Capitol SkyMine® project at the Capitol Aggregates cement plant in Texas.

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BIMCO’s latest Shipping Market Overview and Outlook Report: Macro Economics

BIMCO’s latest Shipping Market Overview and Outlook Report: Macro Economics

Peter Sand reports that shipping demand remains subdued by slow global economic activity in this extract from the latest BIMCO Shipping Market Overview and Outlook Report.

CEMBUREAU concerned about climate and energy targets

CEMBUREAU concerned about climate and energy targets

The European Cement Association (CEMBUREAU) is concerned about the GHG emissions reduction, renewables and energy efficiency targets facing the cement industry.

Skyonic opens commercial-scale CCU facility at Texan cement plant

Skyonic opens commercial-scale CCU facility at Texan cement plant

The carbon capture and utilisation facility will operate at Capitol Aggregates’ cement plant in San Antonio, Texas.

Ambuja launches new cement product in Maharashtra

Ambuja launches new cement product in Maharashtra

Ambuja Cement has launched Ambuja Plus, the company’s new special quality PPC cement with advanced SPE technology, in the state of Maharashtra.

 

UltraTech reports on strong second quarter

UltraTech reports on strong second quarter

UltraTech Cement reported net sales of Rs.5382 crore and profit after tax of Rs.410 crore for the quarter ended 30 September 2014.

Gebr. Pfeiffer secures another order with India’s Emami Cement

Gebr. Pfeiffer secures another order with India’s Emami Cement

Emami Cement has ordered an MVR 6000 C-6 mill with an installed drive power of 6700 kW from Gebr. Pfeiffer for its grinding unit in West Bengal.

UK construction news from the Federation of Master Builders

UK construction news from the Federation of Master Builders

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) releases its State of Trade Survey for 3Q14 and comments on the state of the UK’s SME construction sector.

EU production in construction increased in August

EU production in construction increased in August

In August 2014, compared with July 2014, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector grew by 1.5% in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.5% in the EU28.

 

Construction equipment industry in an agile world

Construction equipment industry in an agile world

This report from the CECE Congress 2014 details the industry’s vision for the future and calls on EU policy makers to play their part to ensure competitive industrial production in Europe.

European construction equipment sales up 10% in 1H14

European construction equipment sales up 10% in 1H14

Sales have improved in much of the European market, but there has been a slump in the business market since the end of the summer.

Cemtrex seeing increased business for Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems

Cemtrex seeing increased business for Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems

The Portland cement NESHAP is one influencing factor in the increased demand for CEMS, though business is also coming from coal-fired power plants.

Argos delegation visits China Building Materials Academy

Argos delegation visits China Building Materials Academy

President Jorge Mario Velásquez and Vice Technical President Victor Lizarralde visited the State Key Laboratory of Green Building Materials, China Building Materials Academy.

 

HeidelbergCement honoured by CDP as best improver in disclosing environmental information

HeidelbergCement honoured by CDP as best improver in disclosing environmental information

HeidelbergCement has been honoured by the Carbon Disclosure Project as the best improver in disclosing environmental information among the 350 largest listed companies in the DACH region.

HAZEMAG announces new contracts in Qatar, Egypt and Tanzania

HAZEMAG announces new contracts in Qatar, Egypt and Tanzania

HAZEMAG & EPR has received orders for crushing equipment from Fives FCB, CDI and Lafarge for their facilities in Qatar, Egypt and Tanzania, respectively.

Speculation of sales and acquisitions in India’s cement industry

Speculation of sales and acquisitions in India’s cement industry

Jaiprakash Associates is reported to be considering selling another cement plant – this time to Shree Cement, while UltraTech has commented on those Lafarge-Holcim rumours.

Cemex UK holds health and safety training days

Cemex UK holds health and safety training days

Stepping in and challenging unsafe behaviour is the main theme of this year’s Cemex UK Health and Safety training days, which are held at locations throughout the country.

 

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