There is no shortage of challenges when it comes to any cement silo cleanout project. Mole•Master Services Corporation was contracted to resolve a number of issues at a large cement producer in northeastern Missouri, US.
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Cleveland Bridge discusses how balancing social, environment, and economic value in construction can help achieve a new level of sustainability.
Four LafargeHolcim facilities in the US have received recognition from The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA).
The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) participated in the UN Secretary-General’s high-level roundtable on climate action yesterday, joining world leaders as a part of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
In GlobalData’s recent quarterly construction update, the forecast for Argentina’s construction industry was revised downwards, with output now expected to contract by 23.5% in 2020 and -5.4% in 2021.
As part of its ambition to build the most sustainable high speed railway in the world, HS2 contractors in London have begun using Vertua, a new low carbon concrete product which provides a reduction of 42% in CO2 in comparison to a standard concrete.
The company has been included in the ‘FORTUNE 2020 Change the World’ list, which highlights companies around the world that have generated a social impact through activities that are part of their business strategy.
The Norwegian government has proposed to the Norwegian parliament the launch of the carbon capture project at the HeidelbergCement’s Norcem cement plant in Brevik, Norway.
The company has expanded its agreement with CheckProof, after having successfully digitised front line work on sites in China, India, Kazakhstan and Arizona, US.
According to GlobalData, Washington is the US state with the highest pipeline value of construction projects that are in the execution stage, and this is reflected in the rapid growth the state has seen in construction activity over the past eight years.
The company has joined the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) ‘Business Ambition for 1.5°C,’ becoming the first global building materials company to sign the pledge with intermediate targets for 2030, validated by SBTi2.
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The European Women In Construction & Engineering Awards has been designed to find the most exemplary women within construction and engineering across Europe. Carol Massay, CEO of specialist construction software company, EasyBuild, has been asked to take part in the WICE awards as head judge on the consultant category.
The cement industry has recently recognised Roanoke Cement Company (RCC) with top honours for Outreach in the 2020 Portland Cement Association (PCA) Cement Industry Energy and Environment Awards.
The companies have announced the signing of an exclusive 5-year contract for the development and commercialisation of low-carbon cement.
The Portland Cement Association (PCA) has awarded the Holcim Holly Hill cement plant in South Carolina with its 2020 Land Stewardship award, which recognises an industry participant that “goes above and beyond” what is required to provide environmental solutions at a facility.
The companies have partnered up to develop an affordable carbon capture solution by 2021.
The Portland Cement Association (PCA) has announced the winners of the 2020 Energy and Environment (E&E) Awards, recognising outstanding environmental and community relations efforts that go above and beyond what is required.
The company reports that it has delivered an encouraging trading performance since demand began to return in early May after the COVID-19 lockdown, with the improving trend that was reported for June and July at the time of the company’s interim results continuing into August.
The company is presenting its new strategy ‘Beyond 2020’ at this year's Capital Markets Day. Key elements of the strategy are new medium-term financial and sustainability targets that the Group aims to achieve by 2025.
With its global open innovation platform LH MAQER, LafargeHolcim is inviting talented data and technical minds to reinvent sustainable cities by participating in HackZurich, Europe's largest hackathon, on 18 – 20 September 2020.
The cement producer SemeyCement has placed an order with Gebr. Pfeiffer for a vertical mill of type MVR 5000 C-4 to grind various types of cement.
The company has announced the framework of ‘Operation Resilience,’ its medium-term strategy, that incorporates the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and lays out a plan to enhance EBITDA growth over the next three years.
Steve Cox has been named as the new Executive Officer for the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) National Steering Committee (NSC).
The company has welcomed the announcement from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that the undertakings offered by Breedon in connection with its completed acquisition of certain assets and operations from CEMEX might be acceptable.
Aalborg Portland A/S relies on the Pipe Conveyor of BEUMER Group, in its Denmark lead plant, to convey alternative fuels and raw materials.