UK cement news
Opportunities & Challenges For UK Cement
Dr Diana Casey, Mineral Products Association, gives an overview on the current state of the British cement industry and what benefits and hurdles lie ahead for operators in the UK.
Holcim acquires Besblock Ltd in the UK
Holcim acquires Besblock Ltd, a leading supplier of precast materials to the UK Midlands construction industry.
Volunteers plant hundreds of trees at Devon quarry
Green-fingered volunteers and staff from leading building materials supplier aggregate industries have planted more than a thousand trees on the site of one of its Devon quarries.
World’s first zero-emissions Portland cement industrial trial launches in the UK
Cement 2 Zero (C2Z), a UK-based demonstrator project to trial the world’s first zero-emissions cement on an industrial scale, was officially launched this week having successfully conducted the first in a series of pilot-scale melts.
UK Autumn statement: MPA reassured by infrastructure commitment
However, the MPA is concerned about the lack of further detail about the future of energy price support for businesses after the Energy Bills Relief Scheme’s initial period ends in March.
Carbon Upcycling Technologies becomes an Associate Corporate Member of WCA
The WCA announces that it is welcoming Carbon Upcycling Technologies, a waste and carbon utilisation company, as an Associate Corporate Member.
John King Chains wins 2022 MHEA 'Supplier of the Year' award
John King Chains has won the prestigious 'Supplier of the Year' accolade at the annual Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) conference.
GCCA and Athena Sustainable Materials Institute announce partnership
The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) and Athena Sustainable Materials Institute, a leading think tank in sustainable construction and life cycle assessment, have announced a partnership to produce environmental product declarations (EPDs) on-demand for concrete producers in North America.
Cement plant optimisation with McOn Air by PROMECON
Holistic efficiency increase with only one precise, digital, and completely maintenance-free measurement
Aggregate industries celebrates Cauldon cement plant’s 65th anniversary
It was a special occasion at Aggregate Industries’ Cauldon Cement plant this month as the business held a jam-packed two-day event to mark 65 years of cement manufacturing excellence.