Holcim Mexico, part of LarfargeHolcim, has been named a socially responsible company for the 18th consecutive year.
US Aggregates and Construction Materials has appointed Kevin Peart the General Manager of the Northeast and Great Lakes West Region.
Buoyant markets in Mexico and Argentine helped offset continued stagnation in Brazil, leading to a jump in EBITDA in LafargeHolcim’s Latin American business.
The Cuban cement industry is planning a programme of modernisation, as it struggles to keep up with production targets.
CEMEX, in the Dominican Republic, has received the highest Certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council for its conservation programme.
Plans to cofire whole tyres at Lafarge Canada’s Brookfield plant in Nova Scotia are being challenged by local residents in court.
US building materials company, Martin Marietta, reported record revenues and earnings in 2017, despite lower volumes.
Cement and clinker sales at Buzzi Unicem were up 4.4% in 2017 on positive market trends in its European businesses, offsetting a weather-affected year in the US.
The acquisition of Trinidad Cement boosted CEMEX cement sales from its South, Central America and the Carribbean business, offsetting weakness in Latin America.
Summit Materials reported higher cement sales through 2017 as the company pivots its strategy to focus more on organic growth.
A team of five companies led by CarbonCure Technologies has demonstrated a fully-integrated carbon capture and utilisation solution for the cement and concrete industries.
The Portland Cement Association has donated US$25 000 to help develop the first whole-community resiliency benchmarks in the US.
Positive results from its North American and European business saw CRH post earnings of €3.3 billion in 2017.