Hanson opens new concrete plant in central Birmingham
Hanson has opened a new ready-mixed concrete plant in Birmingham, increasing the company’s footprint and capabilities in the key West Midlands market.
United Cement Group launches its own customer support service
In the autumn of 2022, BekabadCement JSC, part of United Cement Group, is going to launch own customer support service.
Cement and concrete industry leaders call for deeper collaboration with governments on net zero targets
The Global Cement and Concrete Association’s (GCCA) worldwide ‘CEO Gathering’ got underway in Atlanta, USA, bringing together CEOs of leading cement and concrete companies, as well as policymakers and built environment leaders to progress the implementation of the industry’s roadmap to net zero.
London Concrete’s carbon neutral concrete used for Watford development
A 100% carbon neutral concrete product has been used to kick-start development at The Berkeley Group’s Watford housing scheme, ‘The Eight Gardens.’
Dealing with dust in Deyang
Tang Yong and Li Qiang, Southwest Cement Group, and Adam Feng, W. L. Gore & Associates, share how a dust collection system upgrade helped improve environmental results, reduce operating costs and increase productivity for the Lisen Cement Plant in Deyang, China.
Winners of Construction Startup Competition 2021 are announced
CEMEX Ventures, together with Dysruptek, Ferrovial, GS Futures, Hilti, VINCI Group's Leonard and NOVA by Saint-Gobain, recently celebrated the Pitchday event for the ten winners of the Construction Startup Competition 2021.
Holcim CEO Jan Jenisch elected President of the GCCA
Jan Jenisch takes up the role with immediate effect and succeeds outgoing President, Albert Manifold, CEO of CRH.
CEMEX provides concrete donation for new Mexican Consulate in Houston
The company has announced that it has donated more than US$30 000 worth of ready-mix concrete to support the construction of the newly-opened and inaugurated facility for the Mexican Consulate in Houston, Texas.
Holcim El Salvador opens concrete and aggregates plants
The company has inaugurated three new expansion plants for ready-mix concrete located in Sonsonate, La Paz and Apopa. Holcim also inaugurated an aggregates plant, located in the Tepeagua canton of the La Libertad municipality.
Vancouver concrete EPDs help Lafarge Canada measure sustainability
Lafarge Canada has released new Environmental Product Declarations for its ECOPact concrete.