A facility capable of processing around 1 million tpy of construction and demolition waste for reuse as aggregates in concrete production has opened close to the Colombian capital, Bogota.
The construction sector should be at the centre of regulatory efforts to mitigate global carbon emissions, argues Bernard Mathieu of LafargeHolcim.
A new seismic-resistant concrete is to be used to retrofit schools in British Colombia, Canada, and Uttarakhand, India.
U.S. Concrete has completed its acquisition of Polaris Materials Corp., continuing its upward integration into the aggregates sector.
New Technology Solutions has developed Cool Cure: a concrete admixture that reduces heat of hydration, increases compressive strength, and improves the safety of concrete workers.
Demand for heavy building materials in Northern Ireland is at its strongest levels since the turn of the decade.
Increasing demand and higher regulatory scrutiny will put pressure on the global sand mining industry.
Hanson UK saw an increase in its use of alternative raw materials and alternative cementitious materials in its cement and ready-mixed concrete businesses in 2016.