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Titan America digitises Pennsuco and Roanoke plants

14 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Titan America has announced the successful implementation of digitalisation applications based on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning at its two cement plants, resulting in enhanced equipment throughput and reliability, reduced energy consumption, and improved product consistency and quality. Titan America has deployed autonomous AI real-time optimisation algorithms that dynamically process vast amounts of data from plant sensors and continuously adjust variables, bring...

Holcim expands digital customer platform

21 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim is expanding its proprietary digital customer platform, ConcreteDirect, from North America to Europe and Latin America. This expansion of the comprehensive digital platform for construction job site professionals offers a seamless customer experience from France, Germany and the UK, all the way to Colombia, Ecuador and El Salvador. The platform connects all relevant jobsite professionals on a construction site with Holcim’s teams to best coordinate their tasks with tailored real-tim...

TITAN Cement Group launches CemAI

13 September 2022, Published under Cement News

TITAN Cement Group has launched CemAI, Inc (CemAI), an affiliate company providing the next-generation predictive maintenance solution based on artificial intelligence for the cement industry. The solution is a unique mix of a proprietary licensed software and a continuous monitoring and incident resolution service for entire cement manufacturing lines across the world, claims TITAN. Leveraging on the unique manufacturing experience and digital expertise of TITAN, which has created, succe...

Advent International partners Cemex and invests in NEORIS

27 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Advent International is partnering with CEMEX to accelerate the growth and development of NEORIS. As a global provider of tech consultancy and digital transformation services, NEORIS will strengthen its capabilities and reach through Advent’s expertise in the space.   With Advent’s support, NEORIS will deepen its focus on artificial intelligence, data science, cloud solutions, and automation, etc. These verticals are aligned with CEMEX’s priorities for its continued digital transformat...

Holcim MAQER partners with Binni

12 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Through the Holcim MAQER platform, Holcim Group is   partnering with Binni, a start-up at the forefront of easing collaboration in the construction industry. Binni's cloud-based software allows teams to make decisions based on real-time data, improving efficiency and helping them to make greener choices.

Holcim El Salvador starts Plants of Tomorrow technology at Maya plant

07 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim El Salvador has been celebrating the opening of its state-of-the-art Maya cement plant.   The Maya plant upgrade is part of the group’s 'Plants of Tomorrow' programme, one of the largest roll-outs of Industry 4.0 in the building materials industry. At Maya, the company is deploying innovative technologies for increased safety, efficiency and sustainability, including a remote plant control system, drones for kiln and tower inspections, mobile app to track production levels a...

Holcim puts Morocco at the head of its smart plant roll-out

01 July 2022, Published under Cement News

This week Holcim Maroc inaugurated its 1.6Mta Agadir-Souss cement plant in Morocco and with its AI technology and wind-powered energy supply from 2023, it is expected to set new standards for modern smart cement plants. The Agadir-Souss plant is at the forefront of smart plant development. It is located in Taroudant, 45km southwest of Agadir and represents an investment of MAD3bn (US$334.6m). Equipped with Holcim’s ‘Plant of Tomorrow’ (PoT) technology, the facility includes robotic lab au...

Ambuja Cements embraces digitalisation

16 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Ambuja Cements Ltd ( Holcim group ) has renewed its focus on digitalisation. This will remain a key area for  Ambuja Cements  as it reshapes the way the company operates from running the plants to managing logistics and supply chains and ensuring customer connect. To this end, the company has invested in its ‘Plants of Tomorrow’ initiative, which aims to make manufacturing more efficient through better plant optimisation, higher plant availability and a safer working environment. Under th...

Oyak releases its 2021 Integrated Report

15 June 2022, Published under Cement News

OYAK Cement has published its 2021 Integrated Report in which it announces its plans to be a "game-changer" in the cement industry by focussing on sustainability and digitalisation. The company will continue its activities in terms of improving its energy efficiency and pursue a sustainability strategy that will contribute to achieving Turkey's 2050 net zero target. Its OYAK Cement 4.0 Project, which was developed mainly in-house, includes many firsts for Turkey as well as the global ce...

HeidelbergCement parters Giatec Scientific with a minority investment

11 May 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement continues to advance its digital transformation by acquiring a strategic minority stake in Canada-based technology company Giatec Scientific through a low single-digit million euro investment. Together with its new partner, HeidelbergCement will drive the development and adoption of industry-leading sensor technology and AI-driven software with the clear target to reduce the carbon footprint of concrete and optimise processes for its ready-mixed concrete customers. Giat...