Cement Producers Dominate Heavy Industries Benchmark CO2 Reduction Survey

World Benchmarking Alliance’s (WBA) inaugural Heavy Industries Benchmark ranks 34 cement, 45 steel and 12 aluminum producers on carbon dioxide emissions reduction metrics. Four of the top five are cement producers Cemex, CRH, Holcim and Heidelberg Materials, all with major North American market positions. Three other multinationals – Votoratim Cimentos, Asia Cement and Siam Cement – along with one aluminum…

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Holcim Inaugurates New Mortar Plant in Argentina

Holcim has inaugurated a 120,000-tpy mortar plant in Córdoba, Argentina, in order to produce different construction products for the local market. Among the new products are cementitious adhesives for ceramic and porcelain tile placement, lime-based mortars for interior and exterior and normal mortars for interior and exterior. For the start-up of the new production plant, Holcim invested approximately $5 million…

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