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World Cement's July issue is now online

The July issue of World Cement begins by reviewing a range of industry topics, including: Maintenance, Pyroprocessing, Conveying, & Digitalisation.

State Secretary visits OPTERRA plant

Katrin Schütz, State Secretary in the Ministry of Economy, Labour and Housing of the State of Baden-Württemberg, recently visited OPTERRA’s Wössingen plant to find out about occupational safety there.

IQ Excellence Awards 2020 announces winners

The Institute of Quarrying (IQ) Excellence Awards aims to celebrate individuals and teams across the mineral products sector. Due to the coronavirus, IQ has announced all of its regional winners as national IQ Excellence Awards winners for 2020.

Fuelling The Future

Skourides I. and Petrou S., Vassiliko Cement, and Akritopoulos M. P. and Abbas T., Cinar, discuss an innovative project at the Vasilliko cement plant, using MI-CFD analysis to reduce NOx emissions generated in the calciner.

Argos enters the FTSE4Good Index

The FTSE4Good Index placed Argos among the top five companies in the world in the construction materials sector with the best corporate governance, environmental and social management practices.

More cement news updates

HeidelbergCement’s asset portfolio is revaluated

The company has reviewed the business prospects of all significant local business units of the group in the second quarter of 2020, considering the expected effects of the COVID 19 pandemic on the business.


CEMEX launches construction materials testing service

The company is to launch a construction materials testing service called LabExperts, which will offer customers a full testing and investigation service managed from the CEMEX UK National Technical Centre in Warwickshire.


MPA warns that ‘Build Back Better’ must deliver quickly

The Mineral Products Association has cautiously welcomed the Prime Minister’s speech and his determination to ‘build back better’, but warned that without a real focus on accelerated delivery it could disappoint.