Some of the week's most popular stories from the team at World Cement.
On sustainability, emissions reduction, a new CEO at the Global Cement and Concrete Association, India and the Umm Bab plant in Qatar: it's this week's round up of the most popular stories from the team at World Cement.
Arun Salvi, UltraTech, discusses the importance of supply chain optimisation within the cement industry.
At the World Cement Association’s Global Climate Change Forum last week delegates were told that current technology is insufficient for the delivery of CO2 savings required by the Paris Agreement.
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.
CRH PLC have received US Federal Trade Commission authorisation for the acquisition of the Ash Grove Cement Company.
Orion Group Holdings, Inc., a leading specialty construction company, has been awarded a US$18 million contract Port of Corpus Christi, Texas.
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.