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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...

Holcim acquires southern German building materials company

07 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Holcim has reached an agreement to acquire Heinrich Teufel GmbH & Co KG, a regional player in aggregates and ready-mix concrete in southern Germany.   The company's Region Head EMEA, Miljan Gutovic, said:  "The acquisition of Heinrich Teufel will strengthen our footprint in southern Germany in aggregates and ready-mixed concrete. We were especially impressed by their shared commitment to advancing the circular economy. We look forward to warmly welcoming the Heinrich Teufel colleagu...

JSW Concrete is established in Mumbai with its first unit

22 June 2021, Published under Cement News

JSW Cement, a part of US$12bnn JSW Group, has announced its entry into ready-mix concrete   business under the brand name 'JSW Concrete'. It has set up its first production unit in Chembur, Mumbai, and has plans to expand the business to other locations.   "The RMC business foray follows the green products ethos of JSW Cement and will launch unique eco-friendly concrete for use in various commercial construction projects," the company statement said. JSW Cement is now aiming to o...

Breedon Group plc acquires of Express Minimix

02 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Breedon has acquired Micromix (Northern) Ltd which trades as Express Minimix, a 'mini mix' concrete operator based out of Durham, UK.   Micromix (Northern) Ltd operates a fleet of 25 mixer trucks, specialising in delivering small loads of ready-mixed concrete and screeds, up to 4m 3 , to commercial and domestic customers across the north of England and parts of Scotland.   Express Minimix complements Breedon's existing minimix businesses, which currently operate throughout the Midlan...

Cemex expands ready-mix portfolio in Texas

17 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Cemex USA is expanding its operations in Texas with the acquisition of a ready-mix business in San Antonio. Cemex acquired the ready-mix assets of Beck Readymix Concrete Co Ltd, including three strategically located ready-mix concrete plants and one portable plant to service the San Antonio metropolitan district and surrounding area. "Texas is experiencing explosive growth, and Cemex has repeatedly shown it is ready to make moves to help fuel it," said Scott Ducoff, Cemex USA Texas reg...

Cementir's preliminary 2020 consolidated results achieve revenues of EUR1224.8m

05 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Cementir's preliminary consolidated results for 2020 achieved record revenue from sales of EUR1224.8m, up 1.1 per cent from EUR1211.8m in 2019. EBITDA remained stable at EUR263.7m. Sales volumes of grey and white cement and clinker totalled 10.71Mt, up 12.9 per cent from 9.49Mt in 2019 This increase is mainly attributable to the performance of the company in Turkey where cement volumes rose by 39 per cent. Ready-mix sales volumes rose to 4.44Mm 3 , up 7.8 per cent on 4.12Mm 3 in 2019. Re...

GB sales of heavy-side building materials slump in 2Q20

04 August 2020, Published under Cement News

The latest statistics released by the Mineral Products Association (MPA) show that sales of heavy-side building materials, including aggregates, ready-mix concrete (RMC), asphalt and mortar saw unprecedented declines during the 2Q20. Aggregates sales volumes were 38 per cent lower, RMC 39 per cent and asphalt 28 per cent on a quarterly basis. The swift closure of housebuilding sites as the lockdown was announced in March resulted in the mortar market suffering an even sharper fall in deman...

Egyptian cement prices fall 3% in March

01 April 2020, Published under Cement News

The price of Portland cement in Egypt fell 2.5 per cent MoM to EGP780/t (US$49.4/t) in March 2020, compared to EGP800/t in February, according to the Central Administration of Needs and Building Materials. White cement prices remained stable at EGP2400/t during the first three months of 2020, the report added. Elsewhere, ready-mixed concrete prices remained stable YoY at around EGP725/m 3 in the 1Q20.