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CEMEX enhances its digital offering

24 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Five years after the launch of its end-to-end digital commercial platform, CEMEX Go, CEMEX is accelerating its evolution, targeting 100 per cent adoption across business lines and customer segments, and a fully-automated experience with supply chain visibility. Since its launch in November 2017, CEMEX Go has positioned itself as the leading end-to-end multichannel platform for the building materials industry. Today, more than 50,000 customers use the platform, representing 93 per cent o...

Cemex announces new CCUS projects

22 November 2022, Published under Cement News

CEMEX has announced that it is implementing several new carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) projects throughout its global cement operations as it seeks to accelerate its implementation of the game-changing technology as part of its decarbonisation roadmap. CCUS can be the final step to reaching net-zero CO2 after current levers, relying on existing and proven strategies, are maximised to their fullest potential. CEMEX is currently running several CCUS innovation projects th...

Lehigh Hanson set to close Glens Falls plant

22 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson 's Glens Falls cement plant, based in New York State, USA, is set to close next year with operations shifting to the newly-modernised Mitchell plant in Indiana, according to local news reports. “The decision to halt production at a plant is always difficult,” Alex Car, president of Lehigh Hanson’s Northeast Region, said in a statement published by the Glens Falls Chronicle. “We are thankful for the dedication and efforts of our Glens Falls workforce over the years and we ...

Holcim US fined for dust emissions

22 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim US is to pay US$100,000 in fines for air pollution violations following reports of large clouds of cement dust leaving its factory in Theodore , Mobile County, USA. According to Al.com, Holcim US has agreed with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) to play the fine and comply with its permit requirements to “prevent fugitive dust emissions.” Multiple complaints from members of the public about large dust clouds, along with reports by ADEM inspectors, were re...

Titan America completes conversion to low-carbon cement

22 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Titan America LLC is proud to announce the full conversion of its cement plants to the production of Type IL Portland-limestone cement, a low-carbon construction material. Titan Cement Group has committed to limit global warming to 1.5˚ C and deliver net zero concrete by 2050. Titan America highlighted that it is the first US-based cement company to fully convert to Type IL cement and is positioning to boost its supply chain with the construction of two 70,000t storage domes, both earma...

Bedeschi wins US bulk material handling equipment order

18 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Bedeschi SpA is finalising the installation of several pieces of bulk handling equipment for Lehigh Cement's Mitchell plant in Indiana, USA. The supply includes two crusher units, two apron feeders, one stacker and one reclaimer. Both stacker and reclaimer are installed inside a longitudinal park.  The stacker will handle limestone at a capacity of 1200tph, while the reclaimer has a capacity of 650tph.

Argos records sales of COP8.5trn during the 3Q22

10 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Argos ( Grupo Argos ) has reported the highest levels of sales and EBITDA in its history, with figures of COP8.5trn (US$302.6m) and COP1.5trn, and increases of 20.7 and 4.3   per cent, respectively. During the third quarter the EBITDA increased 27 per cent and we had an increase of 20 basis points in the EBITDA margin during the period.   Regarding volumes, from January to September, Argos delivered 12.3Mt of cement, 2.3  per cent less and 5.8Mm 3 of concrete, 8.7 per cent higher. Du...

Buzzi Unicem records net sales of EUR3bn in 9M22

09 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem reported consolidated net sales in the 9M22 of EUR3004m, up 18.2 per cent compared to EUR2542m in 9M21. Cement and clinker sales of the group, in the first nine months of 2022, reached 21.9Mt, down 6.2 per cent compared to the previous year. Ready-mix concrete sales closed with a more moderate slowdown at 8.8Mm 3 , a fall of 2.8 per cent. Foreign exchange rate variances positively contributed for EUR160.9 m. Net debt improved from EUR16.8m at the end of 2021 to a positive pos...

Summit Materials net revenue rises to US$686m in 3Q22

07 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Summit Materials ' reported net revenue rose by US$23.8m to US$686m in the 3Q22, up 3.6 per cent on the 3Q21. Adjusted EBITDA declined US$5.4m to US$184.9m over the same period, reflecting the impact of divestitures and inflationary cost of revenue conditions.   The company saw 3Q22 cement net revenues of US$119.9m, an increase of 29.6 per cent compared to 3Q21. Sales volumes of cement rose by 12.4 per cent in the 3Q22 driven by compounding price actions taken in 2022 and a focus on va...

Holcim showcases low-carbon materials at Greenbuild

02 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim is exhibiting at Greenbuild 2022 in San Francisco, to showcase its most innovative and sustainable building solutions, making green building possible at scale. Greenbuild is the premier event for green building professionals worldwide, taking place from 1-3 November, in San Francisco, CA, USA and it is celebrating its 20-year anniversary.     Holcim is demonstrating its low-carbon materials, such as the industry’s broadest range of green concrete, ECOPact, offering 100 per cent p...