HeidelbergCement Releases Sustainability Report

HeidelbergCement published its Sustainability Report 2017, which focuses on targets, measures and achievements of the company’s sustainability management for the business year 2017. The report highlights the successes and aims of corporate sustainability management, as well as the HeidelbergCement’s activities in the arena of environmental protection, employees, workplace safety and social responsibility.

Read more ...

Barbados to Enforce 60 Percent Cement Tariff

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) reinstated extra-regional tariffs on cement imports into Barbados, reported the Daily Nation. In an interim decision on July 17 by CCJ President Justice Adrian Saunders, the regional court ordered Barbados to “restore and enforce” a 60 percent import duty on hydraulic cements imported from outside the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

Read more ...

Elementia Plans New $30m Plant in Mexico

Elementia announced the development of a cement grinding facility in Progreso, a port city in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, with a total investment potentially reaching $30 million. A production line will have an installed capacity of more than 250,000 tons per year.

Read more ...

LafargeHolcim Accelerates Growth Momentum

LafargeHolcim announced that revenue grew 6.2 percent in the second quarter of 2018. For the first six months, net sales grew 4.8 percent on a like-for-like basis. Over the first six months, Recurring EBITDA was down -1.4 percent on a like-for-like basis but earnings increased in the second quarter, with Recurring EBITDA up by 1.5 percent, largely offsetting a soft first quarter.

Read more ...

Let's stay in touch!

All of the latest news and our digital edition sent to your inbox once a week.

We'll never share your email address, and you can opt out at any time, we promise.

Resource Center