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CO2MENT Phase II complete at Lafarge Richmond Cement facility

Lafarge Canada Inc., Svante Inc., and Total S.A., have reached a major milestone in Project CO2MENT. The multi-phase project is celebrating the completion of Phase II, including the construction and installation of technology to capture and filter CO2 from the flue gas.


US construction industry to get a boost from Biden administration, says GlobalData

As President-elect Joe Biden takes office, whether he will be able to pass his campaign proposals through Congress will have major implications for the US economy and construction industry in the years ahead. Dariana Tani, Economist at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on the situation.

Continental unifies branding globally

It has been announced that all products from company-owned brands PHOENIX, IMAS, Kolubara, LEGG, Matador and National Belt Service will be integrated into the broad Continental product and service portfolio.

More cement news updates

At the cutting edge

Aniruddha Sharma, Carbon Clean, explains how carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) technology in the cement industry could be the key to achieving net zero emissions by 2050.


A cause for cautious optimism

Imran Akram, IA Cement, reviews the impact of COVID-19 on the global cement sector and provides a forecast for recovery in 2021.


World Cement Association committees set 2021 agenda

The World Cement Association’s Professional Committees announced their goals for the global cement industry in the new year at the WCA’s 4th General Assembly Meeting in December, taking the opportunity to review progress made so far and set priorities for the year ahead.


Vortex Global announces the retirement of Kevin R Peterson

Kevin R Peterson will resign from Vortex Global on 29 January 2021. During his 25 years with Vortex, Kevin held many key positions including Director of Marketing, Special Projects Director, Regional Sales Manager, and Director of Business Development.


CEMEX Ventures makes investment in Modulous

The company has announced its investment in Modulous, a company with a disruptive offsite construction system, enabled by a digital platform, to allow the high-speed delivery of quality, sustainable and affordable homes.


CEMEX USA holds Safety Week 2021

The company recently held Safety Week 2021, its annual company-wide initiative designed to get employees focused on health and safety.