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CEMEX Ventures invests in Soil Connect

The company has announced its investment in Soil Connect, a digital marketplace providing a faster and cheaper way for construction professionals to transport and acquire soil, aggregates, and other building materials.

 
 
 
 

Lafarge Canada teammates recognised as ‘industry leaders’

The company’s teammates Arun Wadhawa, Jeevan Wadhawa, and Holly Shurey have been recognised by Rock to Road Magazine in their annual Top 10 Under 40 feature highlighting industry leaders in aggregates and roadbuilding.

 
 

MPA updates Biodiversity Strategy

The Mineral Products Association has published its updated Biodiversity Strategy Building on our Legacy – Realising our Potential originally launched in 2013.

 

Argos certified with gold level gender equality seal in Panama

The company received the gold seal of gender equality granted by the Ministry of Labour and Labour Development in Panama, together with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the National Institute for Women and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

 
 

LafargeHolcim launches green concrete in Latin America

The company has announced the launch of its green concrete ECOPact in Latin America, starting in Ecuador, Colombia and Mexico, with all key markets due to follow in the first half of 2021.

 

PCA announces 2020 Safety Innovation Awards winners

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) recently announced the winners of the 2020 Safety Innovation Awards, recognising creative safety-enhancing projects in the cement industry.

 
 
 

Cementos Argos is included in the Dow Jones Index

For the eighth consecutive year, Cementos Argos, was recognised by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) as one of the world's leading companies in the construction materials sector for its good practices in economic, environmental and social matters.