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.
Cement news updates
H-IONA is the first low-carbon cement to be granted CE marking. This fourth technology meets all the mechanical, physical, chemical and durability requirements of the NF EN 15743 standard of June 2015.
The Hynovi project aims to capture 40% of the carbon emitted by Vicat’s Montalieu-Vercieu cement plant in eastern France. Carbon produced by the plant will be recovered and combined with Hynamics’ low-carbon hydrogen to produce carbon-free methanol.
A climate-friendly road surface cement CEM II / A-LL 42.5 N with a lower proportion of clinker from HeidelbergCement was successfully used for the first time during the project.
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.
As part of the transaction, Calix has entered into a licence agreement with the LEILAC Group under which it will retain 30% of royalties earned by the LEILAC Group from deployment of the technology
Bowman International has announced the appointment of Chris Ager, as the new Business Unit Manager for its rapidly growing Split Bearings division.
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.
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.
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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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.
The new collaboration between FLSmidth and Chart joins the two companies’ efforts to adapt and commercialise Chart’s Cryogenic Carbon Capture for customers in the cement industry.
Using GCP Applied Technologies’ OPTEVA® TDA 4030 additives, Votorantim Cimentos has introduced its green cement to the market.
The company has set ambitious emissions reduction targets and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) Business Ambition for 1.5°C and UNFCCC Race to Zero.
Bedeschi has been awarded a new order for the supply of two apron feeders to be placed in the primary and secondary crushing area to replace the old existing machines at Lehigh’s Mitchell Plant.
The framework further aligns CEMEX’s corporate sustainability commitments to its financing strategy, as part of its Future in Action programme.
The quarry has come to the aid of a local resident, who reached out for help after a field that is home to rescue ponies was left unusable due to flooding.
This software will be used to optimise the dispatch of Lafarge France’s truck fleet in the aggregates business.
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.
Tudor Griffiths Group has announced the acquisition of two concrete plants in north Wales as part of ambitious growth plans.
The CFL enables experts and budding professionals’ to ‘test, learn and experience’ various aspects of cement and concrete.
The report is an annual account of how the company is building progress for people and the planet in its Nigeria operations while also delivering profit to its shareholders.
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.
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.