HeidelbergCement Closes Books on 2013

HeidelbergCement said it has brought the 2013 financial year to a successful close despite a very challenging environment, particularly in the second half of the year. The decisive factors in this achievement were the group’s geographical positioning in countries experiencing solid economic development in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa, in addition to successfully implemented price increases in major markets and the surpassing of saving goals from the FOX 2013 program.

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FLSmidth Opens Office in Colombia

FLSmidth is expanding its operations in the Colombian market through the establishment of a new office in the city of Barranquilla in the northern part of the country. The new office opened Jan. 1, and will bring FLSmidth closer to its customers on the Colombian market and strengthen local service offerings. The Barranquilla office is part of FLSmidth’s extended activities to bring the group’s services closer to its customers all around the world.

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ChemCare and Lafarge Subsidiary Reach Alternative Fuel Milestone

Global chemical distributor Univar Inc. has shipped its 100 millionth gallon of fuel-quality waste for reuse from its waste chemical business, ChemCare, to Systech Environmental Corp., a subsidiary of Lafarge. The achievement is the result of a 25-year partnership in environmental waste management between the two companies.

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Silica Proposal Sparks Industry Pushback

Millions of workers are exposed to respirable crystalline silica each year in many industries, including construction, mining, abrasives, tunneling, quarrying, cement and concrete, glass making, foundries and steel production, sandblasting, hydraulic fracturing operations, silica flour production, and pottery production. Prolonged overexposure can cause silicosis, lung cancer and a host of other deadly illnesses, according to the U.S Department Of Labor.

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