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Cementos Argos completes first 4G Road

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.


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.


Breedon and Tarmac complete asset swap

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.