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Alimak Group AB is to launch an initial public offering and list shares

Alimak Group AB is to launch an initial public offering and list shares

An industrial rack-and-pinion vertical access solutions company has announced it aims to launch an initial public offering and list its shares on Nasdaq Stockholm in 2015.

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The latest cement news

New drive system for cement plant

New drive system for cement plant

TMEIC will supply MV drive systems for the McInnis Cement plant in Canada, which is currently undergoing construction. It is anticipated to begin production in 2017.

Hope Construction Materials invests in cement rail transportation

Hope Construction Materials invests in cement rail transportation

The UK’s Hope Construction Materials is investing £1 million in rail transportation from its Hope cement plant in Derbyshire. This includes the manufacture and long-term lease of 48 custom-made rail wagons.

Cement news highlights: 18 – 22 May

Cement news highlights: 18 – 22 May

A round-up of some of this week’s key news items from the international cement industry, from environmental reports to recent appointments.

Porvair enhances eco efficiencies

Porvair enhances eco efficiencies

Porvair Filtration Group outlines the ways in which it is improving its eco awareness and reducing emissions.

 

Voith acquires parts of Hese

Voith acquires parts of Hese

Voith is acquiring parts of the materials handling specialist Hese, which is based in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The acquired sections will be integrated into the Voith Turbo Division Mining and Metals.

Cementos Portland Valderrivas announces appointment

Cementos Portland Valderrivas announces appointment

Cementos Portland Valderrivas’ Board approves appointment of Alicia Alcocer Koplowitz as President of the highest governing body of the company.

Lafarge North America to build new cement storage facility and terminal

Lafarge North America to build new cement storage facility and terminal

Lafarge North America, Inc. is investing in a new cement storage facility and terminal in North Dakota to enhance its logistics network and meet rising demand in the region.

Cataluña: double-digit improvement in local cement consumption

Cataluña: double-digit improvement in local cement consumption

According to Ciment Català, cement consumption increased by 19.9% y/y to 130 316 t in Cataluña in April 2015.

 

USA: positive residential construction estimates for April 2015

USA: positive residential construction estimates for April 2015

Privately-owned housing building permit authorisations, starts and completions on the up in the US, according to the April 2015 estimates from the US Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Cemex’s Seijo takes over as Trinidad Cement CEO

Cemex’s Seijo takes over as Trinidad Cement CEO

Jose Luis Seijo has taken over from his colleague at Cemex, Alejandro Ramirez Cantu. Cemex is the largest shareholder in TCL.

Lafarge Canada provides sustainable concrete and support for salmon hatchery

Lafarge Canada provides sustainable concrete and support for salmon hatchery

Lafarge Canada Inc. has helped to rebuild the Mossom Creek Hatchery in Port Moody, BC, which was destroyed by a fire in December 2013.

USA: Highway Trust Fund extension must be passed this week

USA: Highway Trust Fund extension must be passed this week

The Highway Trust Fund’s contract authority and expenditure authority will run out on 31 May. The House has passed a two-month extension.

 

Shiva Cement wins award

Shiva Cement wins award

The Indian cement company has been recognised for the management of its quarries by the Indian Bureau of Mines.

Aalborg Portland publishes Environmental Report

Aalborg Portland publishes Environmental Report

The Danish cement company focused on increasing alternative fuels usage, reducing energy consumption, bringing down emissions and workplace safety in 2014.

Cimpor reports 7.4% turnover growth for 1Q15

Cimpor reports 7.4% turnover growth for 1Q15

Although positive developments were reported for many of the markets in which Cimpor operates, challenges in countries such as Brazil impacted the group’s 1Q15 results.

U-Track, delivery information at customers’ fingertips

U-Track, delivery information at customers’ fingertips

The Dufferin U-Track application enables customers to track their orders from load to site in real time on mobile devices - increasing service quality and customer loyalty. Claudio Corvaglia reports.

 

 
 

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