Holcim Argentina Promotes Dedeu to CEO

Holcim Argentina announced the appointment of Christian Dedeu to the role of chief executive officer, effective January 2020. Dedeu is the first Argentinian to be appointed in the top position.

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November Cement Sales Increase Nearly 4% in Brazil

Cement sales in Brazil increased 3.9% in November 2019 to 4.7 million tons (Mt) compared to the prior-year period, according to the country’s cement industry union SNIC. The result marks the fifth consecutive positive month, but the volume still has a gap of approximately 23% compared to 2014, the best year in recent industry history.

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Oxyfuel Tech Fuels Cement Producers’ Carbon Capture Venture

The parent companies of Lehigh Hanson Inc., Buzzi Unicem and National Cement Co. have teamed with a fourth European peer on Cement Innovation for Climate or CI4C, a research corporation investigating the potential of oxygen fuel technology to maximize carbon dioxide capture in portland cement production.

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Cemex Expands Volunteering Commitments for 2020

Cemex, S.A.B. de C.V. celebrated International Volunteer Day on December 5 by setting a new target in connection with its volunteering commitments for 2020, aligned with the company’s vision of building a better future while contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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