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Argos shares Q1 2020 results and launches RESET strategy

The company reports that its Q1 results in terms of revenues and EBITDA were similar to the same period last year, and announces the launch of its RESET strategy to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Breathing New Life into the Cement Industry

Jill Truscott, LafargeHolcim, explains how energy efficiency studies, emissions capture strategies and alternative fuel systems could be set to help the cement industry reduce its carbon emissions.

 

Eagle Materials sells ‘non-core’ assets

The company has sold its Western Aggregates and Mathews Readymix operations for US$93.5 million to Teichert, a California-based construction company.

 
 

Case Enclosed

Brandon Fultz, Sweet Manufacturing Company, outlines how the use of enclosed belt conveyors could help to minimise dust and reduce product loss in high capacity concrete facilities.

 

CEMEX 2020 Building Award postponed

The company has announced the suspension of the CEMEX 2020 Building Award as part of its measures to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Coming to the Crossroads

Michael McSweeney, President and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada, comments on the challenge that climate change poses to the construction sector.