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.
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.
The European Women In Construction & Engineering Awards has been designed to find the most exemplary women within construction and engineering across Europe. Carol Massay, CEO of specialist construction software company, EasyBuild, has been asked to take part in the WICE awards as head judge on the consultant category.
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.
The company has welcomed the announcement from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that the undertakings offered by Breedon in connection with its completed acquisition of certain assets and operations from CEMEX might be acceptable.
The company’s Vertua concrete range has been used as part of the construction of the new Cryfield residences for the University of Warwick.
The company is currently in the final stage of negotiations with several large-scale industrial fuel users in the UK, Europe and MENA region for the supply of its alternative fuel pellets.
A new mobile bag dump station has been launched by Flexicon with flexible screw conveyor and bag compactor.
Simon Willis, Chief Executive Officer of Hanson UK, has been appointed as Chairman of the Mineral Products Association (MPA) for the next two years.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has expressed competition concerns over Breedon’s purchase of certain Cemex assets.