The company predicts that, across the globe, the construction industry will be heavily affected due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The European Cement Association, CEMBUREAU, has welcomed the prospect of an EU carbon border mechanism, as a step towards achieving carbon neutrality.
The company is starting the further development and scale-up of the LEILAC technology (Low Emissions Intensity Lime And Cement).
The companies have developed the first fully electric truck mixers with 10 and 12 m³ drums on a 5-axle chassis.
The companies are donating €100 000 each to the Ospedale Papa Giovanni XXIII in Bergamo, Northern Italy.
While effects of the virus are not yet being felt in the construction sector, the uncertainty surrounding it is likely to keep cement prices flat in future months.
The company has announced that the EU will launch a project to replace fossil fuels with ‘clean hydrogen’.