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CRH to buy Floridian cement plant

CRH continues its North American spending spree with the acquisition of a Floridian building materials operation from Votorantim Cimentos North America and Anderson Columbia.


HeidelbergCement partners with flagship laboratory

HeidelbergCement has signed a three-year collaboration agreement with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory to boost research into carbon emissions reduction, avoidance, and recovery.

Adelaide Brighton to supply freeway project

Australian building materials company, Adelaide Brighton, is to supply construction materials – including cement – to the first major concrete road project in South Australia.

Lafarge Africa offers safety training

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.

Vortex celebrates 40 years of business

Kansas-based materials handling specialist, Vortex, is celebrating four decades of business, after its founding by Loren Neil Paterson and Lee Young in 1977.

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Argos reports cement volumes up across the board

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 moves on PPC

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.


Lytle Creek quarry receives award for safety

Cemex USA’s Lytle Creek quarry in California has been recognized for its safety performance by the California Construction and Industry Materials Association.


Cemex USA opens Denver cement terminal

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.