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World Cement Spotlight with PROMECON

In this World Cement Spotlight interview, David Bizley, Editor of World Cement, welcomes back Mr Hans Conrads, CEO and Owner of PROMECON, to discuss his new article in the September issue of World Cement.


CEMEX strengthens presence in Guatemala

The company has announced that, as part of its growth strategy, it will increase capacity in Guatemala with the construction of a new cement grinding mill that is expected to be completed in early 2023.

Ecocem announces appointment of Pat Cox as Chair

Ecocem has announced the appointment Pat Cox – former President and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and former member of the Irish parliament – as Chair of Ecocem Group.

Baker Hughes Joins WCA as an Associate Corporate Member

The World Cement Association (WCA) has announced that global energy technology company, Baker Hughes, has become the latest addition to its international community, joining as an Associate Corporate Member.

CEMEX aims to create first zero-emissions fleet

The company has announced that it will work together with Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Trucks to develop a zero-emissions fleet with electromobility solutions that aligns with CEMEX’s climate action programme, Future in Action.

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Holcim divests business in Brazil

The company has signed an agreement with CSN for the divestment of its business in Brazil for an enterprise value of US$1.025 billion.


Building India’s green construction sector

Neeraj Akhoury, CEO India Holcim Group and MD & CEO, Ambuja Cements Ltd, shares his perspective on the creation of a more green and sustainable construction sector in India.


Automatic Efficiency

Laurent Delade, IBITEK, explains how an end-to-end automated truck and dispatch flow management solution has helped optimise and increase the efficiency of the Aliénor Ciments grinding plant.


Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies is granted a H-P2A patent in Europe

This issuance of a second patent for the company’s H-P2A technology, following the one granted in the United States in 2020, further strengthens the protection of Hoffmann Green Cement’s intellectual property and therefore intensifies the barriers to entry on the decarbonised cement market.