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CEMEX strengthens presence in Guatemala

The company has announced that, as part of its growth strategy, it will increase capacity in Guatemala with the construction of a new cement grinding mill that is expected to be completed in early 2023.

Baker Hughes Joins WCA as an Associate Corporate Member

The World Cement Association (WCA) has announced that global energy technology company, Baker Hughes, has become the latest addition to its international community, joining as an Associate Corporate Member.

Holcim divests business in Brazil

The company has signed an agreement with CSN for the divestment of its business in Brazil for an enterprise value of US$1.025 billion.


Beumer opens Denver office

Following its announcement earlier this year, BEUMER Corporation has now celebrated the official opening of the North American Headquarters in Denver for its Airport division and its Conveying & Loading division.

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LafargeHolcim in the US launches CementDirect app

The app- and web-based solution is engineered to improve the customer experience, enabling ready-mix producers to sign off on deliveries, monitor real-time load delivery statuses and access bills of lading, proof of delivery and historical shipping documents 24/7, all in one place.

IAC to install roller press system at Lehigh Port Canaveral

Industrial Accessories Company (IAC) has been named the EPC contractor responsible to design, supply, and install a new roller press system at the Lehigh Cement grinding facility in Port Canaveral, Florida. The project has a targeted completion date of Q4 2022.

2021 ‘Concrete in Life’ global photography competition launches

The third annual GCCA ‘Concrete in Life’ photography competition has today launched with a call for amateur and professional photographers from around the world to capture the role of concrete in their lives and its role in the sustainable world of tomorrow.

GlobalData: US construction outlook brightens on Senate infrastructure bill approval, but challenges remain

Following the Senate’s overwhelming bipartisan approval on 10 August for the long-awaited infrastructure spending bill, which includes long-term investments in transport, energy, utilities and climate-related initiatives, GlobalData now forecasts that the US construction industry will grow by 3.3% a year on average between 2021 and 2025 compared to a previous forecast of 2.2%.

CEMEX USA expands business in Alabama

The company has announced that as part of its growth strategy, it is expanding its business in Alabama, investing more than US$6 million in its new Brierfield Plant to produce high-quality aggregates for construction needs across the state.