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GCCA 2nd Innovandi Open Challenge attracts 70+ start-ups

23 May 2023, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has received entries more than 70 start-ups   applying for its international low-carbon concrete scheme. The Innovandi Open Challenge brings together start-ups and the industry’s leading manufacturers to cut emissions and accelerate progress, as targeted in the GCCA’s Concrete Future 2050 Net Zero Roadmap.   A shortlist will now be drawn up from the applications by the GCCA and its member companies of the most promising and depl...

Holcim partners with Norman Foster Foundation on housing project

05 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Holcim and the Norman Foster Foundation will announce the launch of their Essential Homes Research Project in Venice on 17 May, during the 2023 Architecture Biennale. In this partnership, the Norman Foster Foundation designed essential housing to provide safety, comfort and wellbeing for displaced communities who can live in temporary settlements for over 20 years. Holcim built these essential homes with a range of its green solutions, from ECOPact low carbon concrete to Elevate Insulation ...

GCCA launches 2nd Innovandi Open Challenge

15 March 2023, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has launched its second Innovandi Open Challenge and this year is asking for start-ups to team up with the cement industry to develop innovations for new materials and ingredients for low carbon concrete to accelerate the race to net zero.  Start-up businesses from outside the cement and concrete sector are being invited to put forward their ideas and innovations by 30 May 2023. A selection from the entrants will be made on 30 June 2023, b...

Cemex will supply Vertua concrete for sustainable Polish building

22 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Cemex will supply its low carbon concrete called Vertua for the construction of Warsaw’s P180 office building. The P180 office building, designed by PRC Architekci and developed and built by Skanska, requires 3500m 3 of Vertua concrete to be delivered in the 3Q22. "We are excited to supply Vertua concrete for the construction of this sustainable and innovative building in Poland," said Sergio Menendez, president fo Cemex Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.