The company has announced that Jim Mintern will assume the role of Group Finance Director on 01 June 2021, following the retirement of Senan Murphy.
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MPA has called for a collaborative approach in its Priorities for Government document, highlighting how the industry’s economic, social, environmental and material contribution can support the government’s agenda.
The company has revealed that it has achieved promising results in 2020, and confirms its optimistic outlook for 2021.
The company has announced that, as part of its ‘Future in Action’ programme, it is developing a carbon neutral alliance in Germany to test and accelerate innovative technologies to reach carbon neutrality at its Ru¨dersdorf plant.
The World Cement Association has announced that it has further expanded its international network of members by welcoming Blue Planet as an Associate Corporate Member.
In this expanded position, Magali Anderson will take on the leadership and development of the company’s global R&D strategy and organisation, as well as external innovation collaborations from academia to start-ups.
HyNet North West has been awarded funding totalling £72 million to create the world’s first low carbon industrial cluster through its development of a hydrogen and carbon capture and storage (CCS) project, giving Hanson the green light to carry out a CCS feasibility study at its Padeswood cement works.
The move is part of Hanson’s strategy to improve its network of rail-connected depots, which reduce the number of vehicle movements and associated CO2 emissions.
Louisa (Lucy) P. Rodriguez has been appointed Executive Vice President of Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs.
Brokk UK, a leading producer of demolition robots, and Bricking Solutions, a key provider of kiln refractory maintenance products, have formed a partnership.
New resources have been added to the MPA toolkit available to help members promote the adoption of the six core health and safety values.
The company has become the first major cement manufacturer in the UK to move to 50% recycled plastic in its packaging with the roll out of new all-weather, fully recyclable hybrid bags.
The company has introduced the newly developed polysius® pure oxyfuel technology for CO2 separation.
The company has announced that it is investing US$25 million in a new system to replace fossil fuels at its Rugby cement plant in the United Kingdom.