CRH continues its North American spending spree with the acquisition of a Floridian building materials operation from Votorantim Cimentos North America and Anderson Columbia.
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HeidelbergCement has signed a three-year collaboration agreement with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory to boost research into carbon emissions reduction, avoidance, and recovery.
Holcim México, a member of LafargeHolcim Group, has been ranked among the top Mexican companies for anti-corruption practices by Mexico’s leading business magazine.
Australian building materials company, Adelaide Brighton, is to supply construction materials – including cement – to the first major concrete road project in South Australia.
The Italian Antitrust Authority has approved the sale of Cementir Italia to HeidelbergCement Group subsidiary, Italcementi.
Weak performance in Brazil helped to drag Votorantim’s earnings down year-on-year in 3Q17, despite positive results from elsewhere.
Lafarge Africa Plc has partnered with Canaancity Consortium, which is developing a number of estates in Nigeria, to offer construction-related health and safety training.
Kansas-based materials handling specialist, Vortex, is celebrating four decades of business, after its founding by Loren Neil Paterson and Lee Young in 1977.
Cemex is supplying ready-mixed concrete for the reconstruction of Mezaparks Grand Open-Air Stage in Latvia.
Sempertrans USA LLC and Shaw Almex Industries Ltd. have ended their cooperation agreement for the North American conveyor market.
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Four Roanoke Cement Co. cement terminals have been recertified by the Wildlife Habitat Council for habitat management and conservation education.
National Gypsum has awarded AUMUND a number of orders over the last 18 months.
Cementos Argos has reported growth in cement sales in each of its three operating regions, including a 49.4% bounce in the US on the back of its acquisition of the Martinsberg cement plant.
CRH has joined the battle for control of South Africa largest cement maker, less than a month after agreeing to take over the largest independent US producer, Ash Grove Cement.
Cemex USA’s Lytle Creek quarry in California has been recognized for its safety performance by the California Construction and Industry Materials Association.
HeidelbergCement has sold 50% of its Georgian business to local investment company, Cement Invest, for €115 million.
Buzzi Unicem has announced its results for the period ending 30 September 2017.
Cemex USA has opened its third cement operation in Colorado: a new rail-linked distribution terminal in Commerce City to serve the Denver Metro area.
While the US Supreme Court considers the 2015 WOTUS rule jurisdiction, the White House is reviewing a proposed amendment.
The fourth wettest quarter in 123 years in Texas provided a challenging backdrop for Martin Marietta’s cement business.
Despite rising costs, the UK construction industry has showed continued growth.
Cementir continued to reap the benefit of acquisitions made last year, announcing cement sales up 26.2% in 3Q17.
Three workers died in a fire in a fuel tank at Lafarge Malaysia’s Rawang cement plant.
HeidelbergCement saw cement and clinker sales up 2% in 3Q17 on positive reports from all geographies except North and East Europe and Central Asia.