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Cemex to collaborate with Volvo on electromobility solutions

10 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Cemex will work with Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Trucks to develop a zero-emissions fleet with electromobility solutions that aligns with Cemex Future in Action programme. The two companies have reached an MoU to collaborate globally to improve productivity and the CO 2 footprint of electromobility solutions and mobile construction equipment trucks, productivity solutions and uptime services. "Working together with a leading global company in electromobility construction ...

Lafarge Africa Plc opts for 52 LNG trucks

28 July 2021, Published under Cement News

At Lafarge Africa Plc (Holcim group) has reaffirmed its commitment towards affordable and clean energy, through the launch of a new set of 52 LNG-fuelled trucks. The implementation of the natural gas powered trucks in partnership with Ecologique will improve environmental performance as LNG generates 30 per cent less CO 2   t han fuel oil and 45 per cent less than coal. The combustion of natural gas dissipates much more quickly in the air, leaving no particles or residue.   Spe...

Asment Temara’s automated truck dispatch approach

28 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Votorantim Cimentos Morocco has implemented a new automatic truck dispatch system to manage the flow and loading of trucks within its Asment Temara cement works. The move is part of the group’s global strategy to improve the customer experience and accelerate the digital transformation of processes. By Fabricio Perretto Rodrigues, Votorantim Cimentos Europa, Asia & Africa. Votorantim Cimentos Morocco installs a new automatic truck dispatch system at its plant in Temara, Morocco ...

Trucking with shared goals

19 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Making cement is one thing, while making sure it reaches the customer is quite another. Cements are manufactured at various locations and are shipped in either bulk or bagged form to the distribution centres and end-markets. A logistics supplier must meet the requirements of the cement producer. European logistics provider Vos Logistics regards the transport of cement as a critical aspect of its business process. Building on that principle, HeidelbergCement has maintained a partnership with ...