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.
Command Alkon introduces Water Add Meter to validate concrete quality
The company is introducing customers to its Water Add Meter (WAM) to measure the amount of water added before and during pours to help validate concrete quality.
Hanson to double capacity at King’s Cross concrete plant
The company has invested £2 million to upgrade its King’s Cross concrete plant, doubling capacity at the central London site.
Aggregate Industries launches green concrete in the UK
The company has launched its new low carbon range of concrete, ECOPact, which reduces the carbon emissions of concrete by between 30% and 70%.
UK concrete and cement sector sets out ‘Roadmap to Beyond Net Zero’
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.
Fall of Arabtec highlights challenges facing UAE construction, says GlobalData’s MEED
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.
Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies partners with KP1 to develop low-carbon cement
The companies have announced the signing of an exclusive 5-year contract for the development and commercialisation of low-carbon cement.
PCA presents Holcim Holly Hill cement plant with Land Stewardship award
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.