Batteries and Carrots

Everything it seems runs on batteries and science has been working overtime to develop longer-lasting and easily rechargeable battery alternatives. But what if an entire building was a battery?

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LafargeHolcim to Close Paris, Zurich Offices

Consistent with its Strategy 2022, LafargeHolcim announced that it will close its head offices in Paris and Zurich by the end of the year, eliminating 200 jobs as part of a cost-cutting drive. Remaining positions in Switzerland will be moved to the company’s Holderbank site and a new corporate office in Zug. In Paris, remaining positions will be moved to Clamart, a commune in the southwestern suburbs of the city.

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March Cement Shipments Drop Slightly

Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in March 2018 were about 7.4 million metric tons (Mt), slightly less than shipments in March 2017, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey.

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Cemex Go Hits 10K Customer Milestone

Cemex announced that its digital platform Cemex Go, which simplifies and streamlines transactions with Cemex operations, has been adopted by upward of 25 percent of the company’s customer base worldwide since its launch in November 2017.

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