South African cement producer has announced the appointment of two new non-executive directors to its board.
Prices for traded portland cement and clinker in the Mediterranean Basin and Persion Gulf-Arabian Sea regions are up slightly in April.
World Cement talks to John Stull, CEO of US Cement at LafargeHolcim about his career, the challenges facing the cement industry, the importance of sustainability - and the most interesting place he's visited.
Zhi Ping Song, President of the World Cement Association and Chairman of CNBM, has called on the global cement industry to take the initiative in tackling upcoming challenges.
World Cement Association has welcomed Sinoma International Engineering as an Associate Corporate Member.
According to date from the US Geological Survey, US cement production rose 5.7% year on year in January 2018.
Condition monitoring specialists, Pruftechnik Inc. and IVC Technologies, are to combine expertise to offer a comprehensive condition monitoring solution for clients in North America.
ABB, a technology leader in electrification products, robotics, and industrial automation, has announced a €100 million investment for an innovation and training campus in Austria.
Plans to cofire alternative fuels at the Mungret cement plant in Limerick have been approved by the Irish national planning board.
Independent UK building materials company, Breedon Group, has acquired Lagan Group in a deal worth ￡455 million.
CDP states that cement companies urgently need to more than double their emissions reductions or risk missing climate goals.
A reduction of direct carbon dioxide emissions by 24% could be achieved by 2050 due to a combination of technology and policy solutions.
Indian cement production continued its positive start to the year in February 2018, recording levels well ahead of the same period in 2017.
India’s Wonder Cement has ordered two move vertical mills from Gebr. Pfeiffer, bringing the company’s total to seven.
Building an up-to-date digital picture of a plant can provide hidden treasures in terms of plant optimisation, maintenance, and upgrade.
Canadian green-technology company whose technology converts carbon into concrete has advanced to the final phase of the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE.
Chinese cement maker, Anhui Conch Cement Co. Ltd, is investing in a carbon capture and purification demonstration project at its Baimashan cement plant.
PPC has announced changes to its board of directors, appointing Ignatius Sehoola and Advocate Mojankunyane Gumbi as non-executive directors. A third candidate, Dr Stephen Olivier, was originally named with Sehoola and Gumbi, but has subsequently withdrawn his candidacy.
Sehoola is a chartered accountant and a former Executive President of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. He currently serves as a non-executive director at SacOil/Efora Holding Ltd, where he is Chairman of the Investment Committee. He is also a non-executive director at Old Mutual Group Holdings and Chairman of its Audit Committee.
Advocate Gumbi is a human rights lawyer in South Africa, serving as a Special Advisory to Presidents Mandela and Mbeki. She has also been a key negotiator in the resolution of conflicts in countries across Africa.
In addition, she has board-level experience at a number of companies, trusts, and philanthropic associations, including the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, the Open Society Foundation, LexisNexis, and the Thabo Mbeki Foundation.
Dr Stephan Olivier had also been named as a non-executive director, but withdrew his candidacy when he was unable to meet the engagement requirements.