CEMEX has supplied a specially-formulated concrete for construction of the Foro Boca concert hall in Boca del Rio, Mexico.
LafargeHolcim has supplied high-performance concrete for the European XFEL super laser in northern Germany.
NCB International Seminar on Cement, Concrete, and Building Materials was held on 5 – 8 December at the Manakshaw Centre in New Delhi, India.
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.
GCP Applied Technologies has donated roofing and flooring products to help Habitat for Humanity rebuild more than 6000 homes after the hurricanes in Florida and Texas.
Housing propped up the UK construction market in November, as the commercial and civil engineering sectors remained subdued.
Australian building materials company, Adelaide Brighton, is to supply construction materials – including cement – to the first major concrete road project in South Australia.
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.