A selection of some of the week's most popular stories from the team at World Cement.
Cement news updates
CEMEX has provided concrete for the repair of road transport infrastructure along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
CEMEX US is supplying more than 80 000 cubic yards of ready-mixed concrete to the new Turnberry Ocean Club Residence.
Micromeritics Instrument Corp., a leading global manufacturer of products for advanced material characterisation, has announced the acquisition of Freeman Technology, a specialist in powder flow properties.
Hanson UK, a leading supplier of heavy building materials to the construction industry, has been awarded a £350 million contract for Cwmbran hospital in south Wales.
LafargeHolcim is supplying materials for the construction of the second Roche Tower in Basel, which will be Switzerland’s tallest.
Martin Engineering, a bulk material handling solutions provider, is expanding its existing operations in the UK and Scandinavia.
CRH has been offered the opportunity to acquire Belarusian state-owned cement company, Krasnoselskstroymaterialy.
Ash Grove will pay shareholders a special dividend upon completion of its pending acquisition by CRH.
Ash Grove Cement Company have received US Federal Trade Commission authorisation for the acquisition of CRH plc.
More cement news updates
Van Tongeren opens new North American headquarters in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
Orion Group Holdings, Inc., a leading specialty construction company, has been awarded a US$18 million contract Port of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Loesche, a leading company in the designing, manufacturing, and servicing of vertical roller mills, has sold 400 clinker and slag mills worldwide.
Majid Al Futtaim, Integral Group and Signify have signed up to the Commitment, which is challenging businesses around the world to eliminate operational carbon emissions from their building portfolios by 2030.
LafargeHolcim, a leading building materials company, has aided Russia's construction and reconstruction of key infrastructure projects, including eight of the twelve stadiums that will be used for the football tournament.
The Making Concrete Change: Innovation in Low-carbon Cement and Concrete report argues that although the sector has made some progress reducing its emissions, any progress made has been more than matched by increasing demand.
CEMEX, a global building materials company, has launched www.construrama.com, new digital tool for the online sale of construction materials.
CEMEX Go now covers almost a quarter of the company’s customers with full roll out expected by the end of the year.
China Resources Cement and Siemens signed a strategic cooperation agreement at the first Belt and Road International Summit.
AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH receives order for two main bucket elevators, one for the raw meal silo and one for the heat exchanger, as well as two pan conveyors for clinker for Flying Cement's new 8000 tpd kiln line.
Portland Cement Association's US cement producers are urging congress to reauthorise federal legislation needed to maintain and improve the nation's water infrastructure.
World Cement talks with Martin Schneider, Managing Director of the European Cement Research Academy (ECRA) about his career, the challenges facing the cement industry – and the historical figure he would most like to meet.
HeidelbergCement will use digitalisation, improvements in core markets, and asset sales to boots its free cash flow generation.
The CEO and President of CEMEX Philippines, Ignacio Mijares, confirmed the company’s support for the local economy in a meeting with the provincial governor of Cebu.