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Singapore's first electric concrete mixer truck arrives at Pan-United

22 July 2024, Published under Cement News

Singapore-based concrete supplier Pan-United Corp Ltd has unveiled the country's first fully-electric concrete mixer truck, highlighting its commitment to sustainability. The adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) represents a milestone in the company’s efforts to become a carbon-neutral ready-mix concrete company by 2050.  The electric mixer truck will reduce the carbon footprint associated with the haulage of concrete by 45 per cent, compared to a vehicle using fossil-fuel. Furthermore,...

Pan-United Corp appoints executive chairman, CEO and director positions

16 July 2024, Published under Cement News

Singapore-listed concrete producer, Pan-United Corp Ltd has appointed May Ng as executive chairman of the Board of Pan-United, and the appointment of Ken Loh as CEO of Pan-United. Both will relinquish their positions as Pan-United's CEO and COO, respectively, and assume their new appointments with immediate effect. Ms Ng succeeds Tay Siew Choon, who retired as a director of Pan-United in April 2024. The Board of Directors thanked and recorded their deepest gratitude and appreciation to Mr...

MPA sets out mineral priorities for the next UK government

06 June 2024, Published under Cement News

Following the announcement of a UK general election on 4 July, the Mineral Products Association (MPA) pushed out its seminal ‘Priorities for the Next Government’ document to party manifesto writing teams as well as key ministers, shadow ministers, other political leaders and advisers. The MPA document stresses that getting the policy framework right for producers of mineral products such as aggregates and concrete will directly help the next government deliver housing, renewable energy in...

Inform collaborates with ready-mix software company

29 January 2024, Published under Cement News

AI-powered optimisation software company Inform has formed two new collaborations. The first is with BCMI, an innovative leader in cloud-based software company, for ready-mix concrete and bulk materials based in Redmond, WA, USA. The second is with  Marcotte Systems, a renowned leader in innovative solutions for the concrete industry based in Saint Bruno, Canada. These collaborations will bring a joint AI-powered dispatch solution, which combines deep expertise in the construction material...

CEMEX receives first Putzmeister iONTRON ready-mix trucks

13 September 2023, Published under Cement News

CEMEX will start delivering ready-mixed concrete to German construction sites with zero exhaust emissions during the start of September 2023. CEMEX has received two all-electric iONTRON mixer trucks at the site of construction equipment manufacturer Putzmeister in Wandlitz, Brandenburg, in Germany.   The two vehicles are the first from the manufacturer Putzmeister to be delivered to CEMEXglobally. They will be used in the ready-mix concrete plants in Spandau and Hohenschönhausen. "We a...

TITAN Group supports "The Ellinikon project"

01 September 2023, Published under Cement News

TITAN Group 's state-of-the-art ready-mix concrete unit has contributed to the realisation of "The Ellinikon project" in Greece, optimising its cement and aggregates supply chain for one of Europe’s most iconic infrastructure projects.   TITAN Group is offering on-site innovative, low-carbon products and tailored solutions for the Ellinikon, along with expert advice on the use of innovative materials and circular solutions. One notable aspect of TITAN’s contribution to the projec...

Heracles Group set to acquire Larsinos SA

07 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Heracles Group ( Holcim group ), announces the agreement to acquire 100 per cent of Larsinos SA. This acquisition is part of Heracles Group’s growth strategy. The agreement is subject to the approval by the Greek Competition Commission. Larsinos SA is a fast-growing ready-mix concrete company with assets that include   commercial plants, on-site/jobsite ready-mix concrete, aggregates and quarrying. With this acquisition, in the ready-mix concrete sector, Heracles Group expands ...

MP Birla Cement opens first ready-mix plant

02 March 2023, Published under Cement News

MP Birla Cement has launch its first ready-mix concrete plant at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. Present at the opening were stakeholders led by the company’s MD, Mr Sandip Ranjan Ghose. Produced in fully computerised automated batching plants with advanced testing, MP Birla Cement Perfect Plus RMC caters to the construction requirement of residential and commercial projects like high-rise buildings, bridges, roads, airport runways and metros.

Argos buys 200 mixer trucks in USA

25 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Argos ( Grupo Argos' Cement Co ) is renewing its fleet of trucks in the USA by purchasing 200 mixer trucks with state-of-the-art technology.   These trucks, representing nearly US$40m in investment, will be incorporated in stage one of a comprehensive fleet expansion and replacement plan spanning the next five years. The company estimates new additions at the beginning of the 2Q23 as part of this project. "With the acquisition of these new assets, we continue our dedication to deliver...

CEMEX expands trial of zero-emission concrete mixers

09 August 2022, Published under Cement News

CEMEX is further developing its global pilot of electric, zero-emission concrete mixers in Europe. Tests of these vehicles were carried out in Poland, following initial trials in Germany and France, among others. CEMEX has completed testing of the Putzmeister iONTRON e-Mixer, a fully electric ready-mix concrete truck, organised in Germany, France and Poland. This prototype vehicle is powered solely by electricity so the manufacturer provided a mobile charging station for use during the tr...