The Latin American-based conglomerate was founded in January 1918 and is now active in 24 countries.
Concesión Costera (a consortium made up of Mario Huertas, MECO, Colpatria, and Castro Tcherassi) officially delivered the viaduct that rises over La Virgen Swamp in the department of Bolívar. This mega-project is not only the largest viaduct in the country, which spans 4.73 km, it is also the first 4G road to be completed.
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.
CEMEX Ventures has invested in Internet of Things start up company Concrete Sensors, a company focused on smart concrete technology.
CEMEX, a global building materials company, has supplied concrete for the Glassell School of Art, the teaching institute of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in the USA.
Tarrant Concrete Co. is a ready-mixed concrete manufacturer that has operated in the Dallas-Fort Worth area since 1968.
Torre Mítikah, part of a residential and commercial complex, is expected to reach a height of 267.3 metres.
The market for rapid strength concrete will exceed US$450 billion by 2024 on increased demand for reduced construction time and costs.
UK building materials companies, Breedon Group and Tarmac, have completed an asset swap that sees Breedon acquire four quarries and an asphalt plant and Tarmac gain 23 ready-mixed concrete plants.