Some of the week's most popular stories from the team at World Cement.
HeidelbergCement shutters kiln line in Georgia
HeidelbergCement Georgia has ceased production on one of its kiln lines, as domestic production is undercut by low-cost Iranian imports surge.
JSW Cement to invest US$150 million into new clinker facility in UAE
JSW Cement, a subsidiary of JSW Group based in Mumbai, is investing US$150 million into a new 1 million tpy clinker facility in Fujairah, UAE.
GUEST OP-ED: Getting the facts straight
Timber is growing in popularity as a building material, even of high-rise structures. But arguments in its favour are often overstated, argues William Larson of the Pacific Northwest Building Resiliency Coalition.
Ciments Vigier installs ABB Ability Knowledge Manager
Swiss cement producer, Ciments, Vigier, has installed ABB’s digitalisation solution, ABB Ability Knowledge Manager, as its plant in western Switzerland.
Cementos Argos appoints new Vice President of US Operations
Cementos Argos, a cement and concrete market leader in Colombia, has appointed Bill Wagner as its new Vice President of US Operations.
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The cement industry has recently recognised Roanoke Cement Company (RCC) with top honours for Outreach in the 2020 Portland Cement Association (PCA) Cement Industry Energy and Environment Awards.