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GCCA joins world leaders at UN’s climate action roundtable

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) participated in the UN Secretary-General’s high-level roundtable on climate action yesterday, joining world leaders as a part of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

 

HS2 project uses CEMEX low carbon concrete

As part of its ambition to build the most sustainable high speed railway in the world, HS2 contractors in London have begun using Vertua, a new low carbon concrete product which provides a reduction of 42% in CO2 in comparison to a standard concrete.

 
 

Breedon shares trading update

The company reports that it has delivered an encouraging trading performance since demand began to return in early May after the COVID-19 lockdown, with the improving trend that was reported for June and July at the time of the company’s interim results continuing into August.

 
 
 
 
 

MPA announces new chairman

Simon Willis, Chief Executive Officer of Hanson UK, has been appointed as Chairman of the Mineral Products Association (MPA) for the next two years.