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InterCement Participacoes SA files for Preliminary Injunction

17 July 2024, Published under Cement News

InterCement Participações SA and its subsidiary, InterCement Brasil SA, and its subsidiaries in the Netherlands and Spain, and its controlling shareholder, Mover Participações SA, have filed for a protective injunction (Preliminary Injunction) in Brazil in support of a court-supervised interim collective mediation process with its principal financial creditors. The company and affiliates referred to the above Preliminary Injunction to permit a stable negotiating environment in the mediati...

Cemex US in JV with Couch Aggregates and Premier Holdings

17 July 2024, Published under Cement News

Cemex has announced a joint venture agreement with sand and gravel supplier Couch Aggregates and marine bulk product distributor Premier Holdings. This agreement forms part of Cemex's ongoing strategy to accelerate growth in the US and expand its aggregates business.  According to Cemex, the joint venture will strengthen its aggregate reserves with the production, distribution and sale of sand, gravel and limestone in the Mid-South, increasing its presence and providing better and fast...

Cemex supplies NASA bridge project

16 July 2024, Published under Cement News

Cemex is supplying concrete for the rebuilding of the NASA Causeway Bridge, which will enhance accessibility along this corridor for transporting rockets to the Kennedy Space Center. The NASA Causeway, originally consisting of twin bascule bridges built in 1964, is being replaced with new twin high-level bridges that will facilitate improved movement for oversized vehicles to launch sites. Cemex is providing over 60,000 cubic yards of high-strength concrete for this project.  “We are p...

Votorantim's Edealina plant to double cement capacity

12 July 2024, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos has announced an investment of BRL200m (US$36.8m) in the expansion of its Edealina cement plant, in the state of Goiás, Brazil. The modernisation project will add 1Mta to the current cement capacity. The project consists of the construction of a new grinding line that will double production capacity to 2Mta. The project is expected to be completed in the 2H25.    The expansion of the Edealina  plant is part of a comprehensive BRL5bn investment programme for the next f...

Mondi and Cemex launch SolmixMix bag in Spain

27 June 2024, Published under Cement News

Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, has announced the Spanish launch of its ground-breaking SolmixBag in collaboration with Cemex , by bringing it to the building industry on the Balearic Islands of Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca. Cemex and Mondi began working together on SolmixBag in 2021 when Cemex was looking for a sustainable cement bag to meet legal requirements on the Spanish islands regarding landfilling and incineration of waste, as well as drive its own sust...

Cemex supplies Paris Olympics

26 June 2024, Published under Cement News

Cemex has supplied architectural and Vertua lower-carbon concretes for the construction or renovation of multiple venues in Paris that will host sports competitions this summer. The projects that Cemex participated in include the Olympic Aquatic Centre, the Grand Palais and the Athlete’s Village.  “These projects exemplify Cemex’s versatility, delivering tailor-made solutions that best suit our specific customers’ needs,” said Fernando A González, CEO of Cemex. “We’re proud to provide ...

Cemex launches Vertua in Florida

25 June 2024, Published under Cement News

Cemex has announced that Vertua ® , its portfolio of sustainable products, is now available in Florida. Establishing the foundation for thousands of new homes in Sarasota County, Florida, this residential project showcases Cemex's commitment to environmental responsibility and advancing the construction industry toward a more resilient future, according to the company. Cemex was recruited by Rockwell Building Systems to fortify the homes with its Vertua lower-carbon concrete in Brightmo...

CEMEX projects recognised by Wildlife Habitat Council

12 June 2024, Published under Cement News

The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) has awarded four CEMEX projects across the US and Mexico for excellence in corporate conservation in the categories of Awareness and Community Engagement, Desert, Formal Learning and Training. The recognitions were unveiled during the WHC Conservation Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. The projects recognised at the awards were: Student environmental education at the “Caliza y Arcilla” site in Tamuín, Mexico. Desert habitat restoration at Cerr...

CEMEX launches new Vertua low-carbon product

28 May 2024, Published under Cement News

CEMEX Colombia has introduced a new Vertua lower-carbon mortar with a reduced carbon footprint of up to 40 per cent. This was achieved using more sustainable raw materials, better cementitious materials and a more efficient production process.  CEMEX offers a wide range of mortars in its markets worldwide as part of its Urbanisation Solutions business. This latest mortar is part of the Vertua family of high-quality construction products, designed to have a positive impact on the planet...

InterCement reaches debenture holder agreement

13 May 2024, Published under Cement News

InterCement Participaçoes SA has reached an agreement with its debentures holders to defer payments due under the series of Brazilian law-governed debentures issued by the company and issued by InterCement Brasil (ICB), which allow the company and ICB to preserve liquidity while negotiating a comprehensive finance plan.