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.
Cement news updates
The silver certification represents a step forward in Cementir’s environmental approach and complements the company’s innovative new solutions to tackle climate change.
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.
The contract with Eco-Power Environmental will increase Tarmac’s use of sustainable fuels, significantly reducing its carbon footprint and reliance on fossil fuels.
The company recently supplied a new mill housing and new bearing shells for the plain bearings of Gouda Refractories’ hard mill type MRD, so that the mill could continue to produce without any loss of throughput or significant downtime.
The Turkish Cement Manufacturers Association (TÇMB) will continue to work with the TÜRKÇIMENTO brand, representing a total of 66 plants and also being an international representative of the Turkish cement industry.
The Portland Cement Association (PCA), has welcomed the Biden Administration’s plan to re-engage with international trading partners in the Paris Agreement to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.
Tamer Saka, Turkish Cement and Cement Products Council President, announced that despite the pandemic, the Turkish cement sector has been one of the sectors least affected by the pandemic and performed successfully.
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.
The industrial equipment manufacturer will utilise UKG Pro Recruiting and UKG Pro Onboarding to simplify compliance and is using the UKG Pro mobile app to transform the employee experience.
The company has announced the launch of the construction of its second production site, made entirely from Hoffmann Green cement, and confirms its industrial development.
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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.
Sohar Cement Factory has recently launched the SAP S4/HANA and SAP Success Factors development project. This system is considered to be the new generation of the commercial SAP programme group.
The company’s US$235 million investment in a new cement line recently reached a milestone with the lifting of the new rotary kiln into position.
Imran Akram, IA Cement, reviews the impact of COVID-19 on the global cement sector and provides a forecast for recovery in 2021.
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.
The two Indian units of LafargeHolcim have announced that they have chosen Blue Yonder, a leading, end-to-end, digital supply chain platform provider, for their supply chain transformation and digitalisation.
Following the release of data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showing an acceleration in construction output growth in November, Moustafa Ali, Economist at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the outlook for the UK construction industry.
The company has provided Vertua low carbon concrete for a new office development in the Climate Innovation District in Leeds.
The company has successfully completed the process of dismantling furnaces 3, 4 and 5 of its facilities in Sant Vicenç dels Horts (Barcelona). The operation will allow the reuse of more than 48 000 t of waste.
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.
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.
Facility Certification signifies that the industrial plant performs in the top 25% of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.
The company recently held Safety Week 2021, its annual company-wide initiative designed to get employees focused on health and safety.
A total of 400 million t of essential aggregates, industrial minerals and other manufactured mineral products were produced in Great Britain in 2018, according to the latest figures published in ‘Profile of the UK Mineral Products Industry’, by the Mineral Products Association (MPA), making the sector the UK’s biggest producer by volume.