World Cement’s January 2015 issue is now online!
World Cement’s first issue of 2015 is now available. The issue opens with a look at 2015’s cement demand prospects, as IA Cement provides an extract from its Cement 2015 report. The issue also features a number of case studies, ranging from alternative fuel solutions to coolers, wear protection and more. Some highlights include:
- The infographic from our monthly regional report. January focuses on Russia, CEE and CIS.
- Buzzi Unicem outlines recent modernisation projects to increase alternative fuels storage and handling capacity at Cement Hranice in the Czech Republic.
- Saxlund International, UK, reveals how Hope Construction Materials’ Derbyshire cement plant is moving to 50% coal substitution with a new waste-derived fuel solution.
Agreements and contracts
- Solidia Technologies has announced that it will be collaborating with CDS Group to develop equipment designed to cure concrete with CO2 instead of water for precast applications.
- Vanguard Mining Corporation has named PT Yudha Bahkti Menggala as its exclusive partner for logistics and sea transportation of construction aggregates, including construction and reclamation sand, to Singapore’s construction market.
- Savannah Cement says that SAP HANA® keeps the business running better.
- Babcock will provide a fleet-managed service for Lafarge Tarmac’s Heavy Mobile Equipment across the UK.
- The Portland Cement Association has appointed A. Todd Johnston as Vice President for Government Affairs, effective 19 January 2015.
- A round-up of the latest appointment news from the cement industry and related sectors, including the UK Green Building Council, Aggreko and 4B components Ltd.
- Ronald J.Ebelhar has been named Chairman of the 2015 ASTM International board of directors.
This week’s not to be missed articles…
- ‘The Engineering UK 2015 The State of Engineering’ report highlights the shortfall in skilled workers facing the sector and the benefits that meeting demand for engineers could bring to the UK economy.
- The UK’s Lafarge Tarmac has announced that it has entered into a Binding Option Agreement with London Resort Company Holdings for the sale of land that once comprised the Swanscombe cement plant.
Written by Louise Fordham
Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/europe-cis/16012015/cement-news-highlights-9-16-january-2015-148/