In the first month of 2015, Colombian grey cement production increased by 8.4% y/y and domestic dispatches grew to 927 800 t.
Sika has reported a 28% increase in net profit, attributed to increased sales and disciplined cost management.
A new 33 m high dome has been inflated at PrimePort in Timaru as part of the new storage project for Holcim New Zealand.
A look back at this week’s industry news, from road safety to cement carriers.
Some 514 organisations were recognised by the British Safety Council in the 2015 International Safety Awards.
The Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety event showcased safer HGVs from Scania, Volvo, Mercedes Benz and more.
The Portland Cement Association has called on the federal government to introduce a fully-funded surface transportation bill that would address the impact of both extreme weather conditions and general wear and tear.
CTLGroup has completed its acquisition of this specialist architectural consulting firm.
Australia’s Adelaide Brighton Ltd has released its results for the year ended 31 December 2014.
Cementos Argos has released its results for 2014, revealing growth in net profit, sales and operating profit.
Guy Thompson, The Concrete Centre – MPA, UK, explains how the ongoing commitment of the concrete industry to sustainability can help designers and specifiers achieve sustainable solutions.
The Rail Budget was announced today and cement freight rates have been increased by 2.7%.
The Ohorongo Cement plant in Namibia has recently received visits from the Zambian Deputy High Commissioner and the National Housing Enterprise.
India’s JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd has been recognised as one of the 100 most admired brands in Asia, ‘Infrastructure’ category, at an awards ceremony in New Delhi.
In its financial report for FY14, CRH discloses a 5% increase in sales revenue, 11% increase in EBITDA and 29% increase in operating profit before impairment.
Safecom 2015 chemical regulatory conference announces agenda.