The company has invested £2 million to upgrade its King’s Cross concrete plant, doubling capacity at the central London site.
The company has launched its new low carbon range of concrete, ECOPact, which reduces the carbon emissions of concrete by between 30% and 70%.
The UK concrete and cement industry has launched a roadmap to become net negative by 2050, removing more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits each year.
GlobalData’s MEED reports that the shareholders’ decision to liquidate Arabtec highlights the troubles facing the Gulf’s construction industry and how Arabtec’s market value has descended over the past decade.
The companies have announced the signing of an exclusive 5-year contract for the development and commercialisation of low-carbon cement.
The Portland Cement Association (PCA) has awarded the Holcim Holly Hill cement plant in South Carolina with its 2020 Land Stewardship award, which recognises an industry participant that “goes above and beyond” what is required to provide environmental solutions at a facility.
The companies are partnering up to improve the sustainability performance and material properties of Solidia’s low carbon concrete.
The company’s Vertua concrete range has been used as part of the construction of the new Cryfield residences for the University of Warwick.
The ECOPact range forms part of the company’s sustainability strategy, which aims to help the transition towards low-carbon and circular construction.
After consultation with the NEC and a number of their many exhibitors, the organisers have decided to reschedule the 10th anniversary UK CONCRETE Show, from 25th and 26th March 2020, to 3rd and 4th June 2020 at NEC Birmingham.