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Cemex launches CemSlag™ eco-friendly cement

27 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Cemex USA has launched a new product called CEMSlag™ which is a new eco-friendly binder suitable for concrete. Made from blastfurnace slag, the material is finely ground to provide a durable cement solution for high-quality concrete. CEMSlag™ has a lower CO 2 footprint than ordinary Portland cement and offers multiple benefits including lower permeability for increased resistance to chemical attack, reduced hydration thereby reducing thermal cracking and in many cases, high 28-day compre...

Finnsementii to upgrade Raahe slag grinding capacity

19 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Finnsementii has announced that it is investing EUR12m in a new blastfurnace slag mill at its Raahe plant in Finland. The plant, which will be built on the Lapaluoto industrial site, will double Raahe's existing milling capacity. "Thanks to the investment and the resulting capacity, we will be able to ensure the availability of slag and more environmentally friendly cement in Finland," says Finnsement CEO, Miikka Riionheimo. A significant part of the total investment will be directed to th...

Cemex Poland to supply deep diving pool project

23 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Cemex is participating in the construction of the deepest and largest diving pool project called 'Deepsot', near Warsaw, Poland. Cemex's Rudniki cement plant near Czestochowa will supply CEMIII/A 42.5 to enable the contractor, Budokrusz SA to produce two classes of structural concrete for the 45m deep pool that can accommodate 8000m 3 of water. The pool is for professional and novice divers, as well as for free or breath-holding diving. The complex will include the construction of an under...

AfriSam expects carbon tax to boost slagment sales

24 April 2019, Published under Cement News

AfriSam is helping to support customers seeking to reduce their carbon footprint with its 'slagment', which is expected to see an increasing rise in popularity following the new carbon tax in South Africa, which comes into force in June 2019. AfriSam's dedicated slagment plant in Vanderbijlpark has the capacity to produce over 0.8Mta of slagment, along with over 0.2Mt of blended cementitious products. For over half a century, AfriSam has produced its trade-named 'slagment' from ground granu...

PT Indocement

25 September 2017, Published under Cement News

On 13 September PT Indocement launched its new product – Tiga Roda Superslag Cement. Slag cement is seen as the answer to market demand for a cement which offers low-heat hydration and is environmentally friendly due to its reduced CO 2 emissions. According to the company, its new TR Superslag Cement is particularly recommended for jetty and dam projects, we well as concrete paving and foundations. It is seen by Indocement as its commitment to “continuously innovate and deliver cement pr...

PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa launches Tiga Roda (TR) Slag cement

15 September 2017, Published under Cement News

PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa, Tiga Roda cement (HeidelbergCement group), has launched its new Tiga Roda (TR) Superslag cement product. President Director of Indocement, Christian Kartawijaya, said the rapid development in Indonesia demands a new breakthrough in the world of construction. Slag cement is the answer to market demands for low-heat hydration cement as a mass concrete raw material, high-sulphate resistance rate and durable product. "Slag cement is highly recommended for doc...

Butra HeidelbergCement launches new brand of cement

12 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Butra HeidelbergCement (BHC) Sdn Bhd, the only cement producer in Brunei Darussalam, has expanded its product line under the Brunei Cement brand with the launch of the 52.5 Brunei Cement. Brunei Cement, a combination of clinker, gypsum and slag, is readily available nationwide in more than 80 per cent of the hardware retail outlets in Brunei Darussalam. A launch ceremony for the new cement product held on 6 September was attended by BHC Managing Director, Marcelino Ugarte, together wit...

UltraTech Cement commissions slag cement grinding works

15 May 2017, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement said it has commissioned a slag cement grinding works at Patliputra in Bihar, India. "The company has commissioned a 0.3Mta slag cement manufacturing capacity at its existing facilities at Patliputra in Bihar," UltraTech Cement said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange. "This will bolster our capabilities to meet the growing demand for slag cement from the markets of eastern India," it added. With the commissioning of this manufacturing capacity, the company's cemen...

USA: slag cement shipments up 12%

21 February 2017, Published under Cement News

The Slag Cement Association (SCA) announced that in 2016 slag cement shipments showed a YoY increase of 12 per cent. President of the SCA, Ed Griffith: “I am pleased that this 12 per cent increase in shipments represents the strength of our economy and the increased understanding of the benefits of slag cement in the design, specification, and construction communities.”

Hanson UK to release new slag cement at Ecobuild 2017

02 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK is showcasing a range of specialist concretes at the Concrete and Masonry Pavilion at Ecobuild 2017, at the Excel in London 7-9 March 2017. Stand D129 will include Regen ® GGBS (ground granulated blast furnace slag), a low-carbon cement replacement manufactured from a byproduct of the iron-making industry. It reduces the carbon impact of concrete through both its manufacture and its use, replacing 1t of Portland cement with 1t of Regen ® reduces its embodied CO 2 by arou...