The company will deploy its technology at Vicat’s Montalieu cement plant, near Lyon in France, next month.
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The July issue of World Cement begins by reviewing a range of industry topics, including: Maintenance, Pyroprocessing, Conveying, & Digitalisation.
The building is particularly eye-catching due to its exposed concrete facade made from sawn-rough planks based on Dyckerhoff WEISS, and the bright colouring of the concrete skin achieved by the white cement.
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.
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.
Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) Zimbabwe, has found an investor to build and operate a 32MW solar power plant in Matabeleland South province.
Owing to the effects of COVID-19, the construction industry in Spain is now expected to contract by 10.4% in 2020, according to GlobalData.
Nigeria’s second largest cement producer is set to establish a 3 million t cement plant and a 50 megawatts power plant in the North Easter region of the country.
The company reports that India’s construction sector is now expected to contract by 7.5% in 2020, due to the already weakened industry being further damaged by the COVID-19 lockdown.
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.
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.
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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.
The company has supplied Petra Cement in the Philippines with a ready2grind system.
LafargeHolcim is the exclusive supplier of the Bogotá-Villavicencio road infrastructure project, and is making the journey to Bogotà three times faster.
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) construction sector is expected to be affected by lower oil production, low oil prices and contracting non-oil sectors.
The company has announced that two of its cement terminals in Texas have achieved the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
GlobalData has cut its construction output forecast for Western Europe to -8.1% in 2020, reflecting the sharp declines in activity across the region in April.
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.
The new NABU nature conservation centre is currently under construction on the banks of the Rhine in Bingen-Gaulsheim.
Carbon Clean Solutions Limited (CCSL), a leader in low-cost carbon dioxide capture and separation technology, has announced the completion of a new equity investment of US$22 million from a Series B investment round with Equinor Ventures (EV) and ICOS Capital (ICOS).
Lafarge Cauldon Cement has provided much-needed donations to multiple local organisations that play a vital role in serving the community through the Coronavirus pandemic.
Innovandi Kick-off-Week aims to lower the carbon footprint of cement and concrete through fostering research and development projects.
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.
CEMEX Ventures will recycle plastic to produce concrete and aggregates through its investment in Arqlite.
Lafarge, OMV, VERBUND and Borealis agree on collaborating across industry sectors in the project ‘Carbon2ProductAustria’ (C2PAT).