China’s “Blue Sky Defence” action plant is having a broad impact on industrial polluters in the country, including the cement industry, which faces a tightening of emissions limits.
CEMEX, a global building materials company, has announced that its net income has increased during its 2Q18 by 32% on a year-on-year basis.
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.
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.