Argos Receives Corporate Social Responsibility Seal in Honduras

The Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility in Honduras (FUNDAHRSE) recognized Cementos Argos’ continued commitment to the development and sustainable growth in the country by awarding the producer with its CSR Seal. The foundation annually highlights companies that integrate responsible actions in their business model.

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Cemex Launches Eco-Friendly CEMSlag in California

Cemex USA announced it is now offering CEMSlag – a durable and eco-friendly cement solution that enhances the quality of concrete – in California. CEMSlag is currently CalTrans-approved. 

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Cement Shipments Drop 2.4% in June

Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in June 2019 were 9.1 million metric tons (Mt), a decrease of 2.4% from shipments in June 2018, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through June totaled 46.5 Mt, a slight increase from those for the same period in 2018. 

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LafargeHolcim Announces Plan to Reduce Carbon Footprint in Europe

LafargeHolcim is increasing its efforts to further improve the carbon-efficiency of its products and solutions with an objective to reduce annual CO2 emissions in Europe by a further 15% like-for-like, representing 3 million metric tons (Mt) by 2022. The company plans to invest CHF 160 million ($161.1 million) into advanced equipment as well as technologies to increase the use of low-carbon fuels and recycled materials in its processes and products. Further funds are earmarked for the introduction of new carbon-efficient materials and services. 

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