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Ohlsson appointed MD of Cementa

Magnus Ohlsson has been appointed the Managing Director of Swedish cement maker and HeidelbergCement subsidiary, Cementa.


ECI joins BRE

The European Construction Institute has become part of BRE.

Decline in UK construction output

Recent figures indicate a fall in construction output in the UK, according to the Construction Products Association.

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Hanson UK increases use of alternative materials

Hanson UK saw an increase in its use of alternative raw materials and alternative cementitious materials in its cement and ready-mixed concrete businesses in 2016.

Serbian quarries get new Metso equipment

Two quarries belonging to Serbia’s largest aggregates producer, Teko Mining, will received new crushing and screening equipment from Metso.

Buzzi Unicem acquires stake in Ecotrade

Italian cement manufacturer, Buzzi Unicem, has acquired a stake in Ecotrade, a supplier of coal ash and blastfurnace slags to the global cement industry.

Dunbar hosts visit by energy minister

Tarmac’s Dunbar cement plant has hosted a visit by the Scottish Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy as the Scottish government looks to finalise a new energy strategy.

Hanson UK’s waste minimisation success

Hanson UK’s cement business diverted 100% of cement bypass dust from landfill in 2016, helped the company move close to its waste minimisation goals.