The World Cement Association has announced the topics for this year’s WCA World Cement Conference, which will take place in London on 5 December.
ABB recently won an order to provide additional integrated digital automation and electrical equipment for Tan Thang Cement Joint Stock Company’s greenfield cement plant in Vietnam.
A study by the Swedish research institute RISE has concluded that the carbon footprint of paper cement sacks is 2.5 times smaller than the carbon footprint of form-fill-seal (FFS) polyethylene cement sacks.
The Vietnam Association for Building Materials has hosted a Loesche Group seminar on processing alternative fuels in the cement industry.
President of Diamond Resorts International, Kenneth Siegel, has been appointed to the board of troubled US manufacturer, Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises.
Holcim Mexico has inaugurated a new premixed concrete plant in the city of Saltillo, Coahuila, that will have a 120 m3/h capacity, doubling the production capacity of the previous plant.
Hengshui Decheng Machinery and Equipment Co. Ltd is to build several cement and brick production facilities in Uzbekistan.
Polaris Materials, a subsidiary of US Concrete, has obtained the necessary permits to increase the amount of aggregates it imports at its terminal in Long Beach, California.
Holcim Lanka and Ambuja Cement veteran, Rizmy Rishard, has been appointed an independent director at Siam City Cement (Lanka).
The new range has been tailored to cater for individual applications, with each product boasting properties suited to different purposes, which will appeal to a wider variety of tradesmen.
US Concrete’s acquisition of Leon River will add over 400 acres of land and a processing plant to the company’s operations.