Eurocement has been involved in two educational events inside and outside the company.
Dangote Cement reports a 1.4% increase in revenue for the year ended 31 December 2014.
On 20 May, the British Safety Council will hold a morning seminar that will focus on sharing good practice in health and safety.
The UK’s Hope Construction Materials is providing concrete for the bases of 11 wind turbines in a remote location in Lancashire.
A round-up of this week’s international cement news, from new contracts to corporate social responsibility initiatives.
Sika has further expanded its international presence with a new mortar manufacturing facility in Dubai, UAE, and a new concrete admixture plant in Réunion. It has also agreed to acquire Construction Technologies Australia.
The construction division of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) won orders worth Rs.1711 crores in March, including an EPC contract for a greenfield cement grinding plant.
A study commissioned by the European Paper Sack Research Group finds that paper sacks offer lower cost and higher filling speed, while polyethylene sacks are ahead on cleanliness.
Egypt’s Suez Cement, part of the Italcementi Group, will donate LE30 million to the Long Live Egypt Fund over a period of three years as part of its CSR programme.
According to Barbour ABI’s latest construction sector report, residential construction activity in the UK grew by 20% y/y in February 2015.
Lafarge Brazil has partnered with Sebrae/RJ to help those working in the building sector in Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro, to improve their professional skills.
Local MP Sammy Wilson visited Lafarge Tarmac’s old cement plant and quarry site in Magheramorne, Northern Ireland, to discuss plans to build a cycling centre.
Geometrica describes some of its Freedome® projects in the UAE and Turkey.
States are delaying spending on transportation projects due to uncertainty over the future of the Highway Trust Fund.
The Mineral Products Association (MPA) has responded to the publication of the government’s 2050 carbon reduction roadmap for the UK cement sector.
Award-winning architect Gregg Lewis has been appointed as Senior Director – Building Innovations at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association.