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Cemex to introduce electric ready-mix trucks

16 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Cemex has announced that it is the first building materials company to complete a large-scale, multi-country pilot using fully electric ready-mix concrete trucks.   In 2021 Cemex joined the First Movers Coalition (FMC) and committed to accelerate the innovation and development of decarbonisation technologies in heavy-duty on-road trucking services. An initial, successful trial was carried out in Germany, followed by a further trial in France that was also a success. Cemex expects to gr...

UK building material volumes increase in 4Q21

08 February 2022, Published under Cement News

The latest UK industry survey from the Mineral Products Association (MPA) shows that volumes of primary aggregates increased by 15.7 per cent YoY in 2021, 14.1 per cent for ready-mixed concrete, 12.5 per cent for asphalt and 24.4 per cent for mortar.   Survey results also show that construction demand remained strong in the final quarter of the year, in spite of unprecedented supply bottlenecks impacting progress on construction sites, cost increases and higher uncertainty due to Omic...

MPA affiliates with CONSTRUCT

03 February 2022, Published under Cement News

The trade association for the concrete structures sector CONSTRUCT has affiliated with the Mineral Products Association (MPA), which counts among its 500 members the vast majority of UK ready-mixed and precast concrete producers, plus all cement manufacturers and most aggregates suppliers. Representing nearly 80 per cent of UK concrete frame contractors, CONSTRUCT is dedicated to improving the safety and efficiency of building in-situ concrete structures, from high-rise homes and offic...

Carthage Cement turnover rises by 29 per cent in 2021

20 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Carthage Cement , Tunisia, finished 2021 with a total turnover of TND325m (US$112.9m), up 29 per cent compared to 2020 and 30 per cent compared to 2019. This performance helped Carthage Cement to keep its leading position on the local market by achieving a 14 per cent rise in the local market share of revenues compared to 2020. A strong recovery was also recorded for exports of cement and clinker, where the turnover was quadrupled from TND8.936m in 2020 to TND47.650m in 2021, a 4...

Heracles completes Halyps Building Material aggregate and concrete acquisitions

13 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Heracles Group has announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Halyps Building Materials SAps aggregate and concrete businesses segments. In the aggregates business segment, the investment is expanding the geographical footprint of Heracles Group and strengthening its competitiveness in the dynamically growing market of Attica. Heracles Group will be able to offer a broader portfolio of aggregate products to be used in the production of concrete, asphalt concrete, cement, li...

Lehigh Hanson acquires Corliss Resources Inc

11 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson (HeidelbergCement group) has finalised the acquisition of Corliss Resources Inc, one of the largest family-owned aggregates and ready-mixed concrete companies in the US Pacific Northwest.   The acquisition includes major aggregate operations with annual sales volumes of about 2Mt and reserves and resources of about 170Mt as well as four ready-mixed concrete plants selling about 0.3Mm 3 in the Greater Seattle area. Dr Dominik von Achten, chairman of the Managing Boa...

FiCO Pan-United Concrete completes Novaland agreement

07 January 2022, Published under Cement News

FiCO Pan-United Concrete JSC, a subsidiary of Singapore-listed Pan-United Corporation Ltd, has strengthened its longstanding working relationship with Novaland Group with the signing of a 2022-24 cooperation agreement.   The agreement will see FiCO PanU providing sustainable concrete solutions to Novaland, a leading prestigious brand in the real estate investment and development industry in Vietnam. Under the terms of the agreement, FiCO PanU will construct two onsite batc...

Pan-United forms partnership for hydrogen truck fleet

06 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Pan-United Concrete, a subsidiary of Pan-United Corp Ltd, and Surbana Jurong Pte Ltd, one of the largest Asia-based global urban, infrastructure, and managed services consulting firms, have entered into a Project Development Partnership Agreement to study the feasibility of using electric and hydrogen fuel cells to power a fleet of more than 1000 trucks moving its concrete business in Singapore. The partnership is in line with Pan-United's sustainability targets to firstly, offer only ...

Holcim acquires Marshall Concrete Products

15 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Holcim completed the acquisition of Marshall Concrete Products, a longstanding and trusted supplier of concrete products and services in Minneapolis/St Paul and the surrounding metropolitan area, USA. Jan Jenisch, Holcim CEO, said: “This acquisition is another step in our Strategy 2025 to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. We welcome the employees of Marshall Concrete Products and look forward to building on their strong customer service focus, which ...

Vulcan Materials Co completes acquisition of US Concrete

31 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Vulcan Materials Co has announced that it has completed its acquisition of US Concrete. Tom Hill, chairman and CEO of Vulcan Materials, said, "Today is an important milestone as we welcome US Concrete and its talented team to Vulcan while also taking the next step forward in our growth and value creation strategy. With our complementary footprints and shared commitment to innovation and operational excellence, Vulcan will have enhanced scale within our aggregates business and additiona...