HeidelbergCement Joins Progressive Climate Policy Group

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HeidelbergCement has strengthened its commitment to climate protection by joining Foundation 2° (Stiftung 2°) – a network of entrepreneurs for progressive climate policy. Together with the Foundation 2°, the company hopes to develop cross-sector approaches and concepts for Germany and Europe in order to make climate protection a sustainable and successful business model.

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PCA Awards Safety Innovation

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced the winners of the 2020 Safety Innovation Awards, recognizing creative safety-enhancing projects in the cement industry. The winners were determined by a panel of judges that evaluated safety projects completed in 2019 from across the country in five categories: distribution, pyroprocessing, general facility, quarry and mine, and milling and grinding.

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CEMEX Awarded DOE Grant for Carbon Capture Tech

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The United States Department of Energy (DOE) awarded CEMEX with a grant to research and develop innovative carbon capture technology at its Balcones cement plant in New Braunfels, Texas. The grant will be used to partially fund a feasibility study to implement the technology and is expected to be an important advancement toward the company’s goal to deliver net-zero concrete…

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COVID-19 and the Global Cement Industry

It has not been the year anyone was expecting. That is as true in the cement industry as anywhere else. The impact of COVID-19 has brought many challenges, perhaps most visibly in the headline figures for cement demand around the world. But it has impacted the industry in other, more subtle, ways too: from sourcing fuels in a locked-down world…

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