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MPA strengthens team with new appointments

The Mineral Products Association has appointed three new professionals to strengthen its core team following the merger with British Precast.


Holcim completes acquisition of PTB-Compaktuna

PTB offers a broad range of high-performance building solutions from adhesives and specialty mortars to finishings, adding to Holcim’s specialty systems portfolio in Europe.

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HeidelbergCement continues share buyback programme

The second tranche in the amount of €300 to €350 million is scheduled to start within the first quarter of 2022 and is to be completed by the third quarter 2022 at the latest.

MPA merges with British Precast

British Precast, whose members include manufacturers of concrete masonry, paving slabs, structural sections and drainage systems, has merged with the Mineral Products Association (MPA) which represents all the UK’s cement makers, over 90% of aggregates producers and more than 70% of ready-mixed concrete suppliers.

Ecocem and Taylor Woodrow conduct first pour of low carbon concrete

Ecocem, a provider of low carbon solutions for the cement and construction industries, and Taylor Woodrow, a player in the delivery of complex UK infrastructure projects, have conducted their first pour of Exegy® ultra-low carbon concrete in the UK.

GREYCO joins WCA as Associate Corporate Member

The World Cement Association (WCA) has announced that GREYCO, an international expert consultancy for the construction materials industry, has joined its global network as an Associate Corporate Member.

Holcim to acquire PRB Group

The company has entered into an agreement to acquire PRB Group, a manufacturer of specialty building solutions.