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Enhancing productivity dominates construction start-ups, reports CEMEX

26 January 2024, Published under Cement News

CEMEX Ventures, the corporate venture capital and open innovation unit of CEMEX, has released its list of the most promising construction technology (Contech) start-ups of 2024. The list reveals the most disruptive start-ups that are redefining the construction industry according to the corporate venture capital’s four strategic focus areas: green construction (sustainability), enhanced productivity (efficiency), construction supply chain (agility), and future of construction (disruption)....

CEMEX joins CCS+ Initiative

19 January 2024, Published under Cement News

CEMEX is the first company in the cement industry to join the CCS+ Initiative, a multi-stakeholder platform developing a comprehensive carbon accounting framework for certifying industrial carbon projects. This framework aims to encompass solutions for carbon capture, utilisation, storage, and removal, contributing to the decarbonisation of industrial value chains.  The CCS+ Initiative aims to scale cutting-edge climate technologies by developing a robust carbon accounting infrastructure ...

Key election year for leading cement nations

12 January 2024, Published under Cement News

The year 2024 is going to be a significant election year for the world, with several of the largest cement consuming nations going to the polls. This week, we look over the key markets of Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan, Russia, the United States and Mexico, and assess the geopolitical risk on cement demand in these nations. Bangladesh boom Last Sunday, Bangladesh's Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, won a fourth straight term, giving her another five years in power. While controversial, Ms...

CEMEX supports zero emission hydrogen start-up

21 December 2023, Published under Cement News

CEMEX Ventures, CEMEX’s corporate venture capital and open innovation unit, has increased its stake in HiiROC, a UK-based start-up that produces cost-competitive and zero-emission hydrogen through its proprietary process of thermal plasma electrolysis. While hydrogen is becoming an increasingly promising alternative energy source and feedstock for a wide and diverse set of industrial processes, existing solutions are traditionally either high emission or high cost. Alternatively, HiiROC...

thyssenkrupp to supply new line to GCC Odessa plant

07 December 2023, Published under Cement News

GCC America  has commissioned thyssenkrupp Polysius North America to build a 3000tpd clinker production line, which can be expanded to 3500tpd, at its Odessa plant in Texas.  The GCC Odessa plant currently supplements its market demand by importing cement from their other plants. With the significant expansion of production capacity in Odessa, coupled with the recent Polysius award increasing production in GCC’s Samalayuca plant, GCC will be well situated to participate in the upcomi...

CEMEX launches first fully electric, zero-emissions RMC truck

06 December 2023, Published under Cement News

CEMEX has unveiled the first fully electric, zero-emissions ready-mix truck in the Middle East. According to the company, the truck is fully operational and has the capacity to transport a full load of concrete. It is equipped with a state-of-the-art 350kWh battery which allows it to complete an average full workday with a single recharge.  CEMEX is collaborating with partners and manufactures to discover, pilot, learn, and scale the long-term solutions needed for hybrid and zero-emiss...

DG Khan Cement is exploring Mexico to export cement from Pakistan

29 November 2023, Published under Cement News

According to AKD Research, DG Khan Cement Co Ltd (DGKCC) held its corporate briefing on 24 November to apprise investors of its FY22-23 financial results and the company’s future outlook. DGKC recently exported two shipments to Mexico and four shipments to the USA. Management is actively focussing on exports to increase capacity utilisation. It expects higher clinker exports this year, but the impact would not be significant as clinker exports have minimal margins. However, margins on c...

CEMEX supplies Vertua to Puerto Vallarta airport

24 November 2023, Published under Cement News

CEMEX is supplying its Vertua lower-carbon concrete for the construction of Terminal 2 at Puerto Vallarta’s International Airport, Mexico, which aims to be one of the most sustainable terminal buildings in Latin America. The 68,000m 2 new terminal is planning to be one of the most efficient in terms of sustainability, with the aim of obtaining LEED certification and minimising the carbon emissions associated with the construction process. CEMEX is contributing over 85,000m 3 of Vertua...

RHI Magnesita opens new office in Mexico

22 November 2023, Published under Cement News

RHI Magnesita has opened a new customer service hub in Monterrey, Mexico. The new offices are located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo León.  “We are proud to be expanding into Monterrey and showcasing our brand in this new area. We’re confident that the addition of the team in this office will support our focus on providing our customers with the best experience,” said Craig Powell, North America regional president, RHI Magnesita. The company serves customers around the world fro...

CEMEX and FREE to develop new solar power project

17 November 2023, Published under Cement News

CEMEX Philippines has signed an agreement with Filinvest-ENGIE Renewable Energy Enterprise, Inc (FREE) for a 10.08MW solar project at CEMEX’s cement plant in Naga City , Cebu. The project, which will be a ground-mounted solar system, is expected to avoid 10,000Mt of CO 2 each year, reports BusinessWorld.  “This solar energy partnership is another milestone under CEMEXs Future in Action program, as we progress closer to our goal of reducing Scope 2 emissions, coming from electricity so...