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WoHo Raises $4.5 Million in Seed Funding, led by The Engine, to Transform the Design and Construction of Resilient Living and Working Spaces

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 4:30pm

The company integrates architecture, engineering and construction into a single, streamlined platform to quickly design and construct high quality buildings.

Key Points: 
  • The company integrates architecture, engineering and construction into a single, streamlined platform to quickly design and construct high quality buildings.
  • WoHos systems reinvent reinforced concrete technology and building performance, serving as competitive solutions for low-to-high-rise construction.
  • WoHo also announced a partnership with LafargeHolcim in the United States , which shares a commitment to push the boundaries of green construction.
  • WoHo is conducting its first pilot at WoHo Lab in Madrid and plans to build one in Boston in early 2021.

Raysut Maldives Cement JV Formed; Acquisition of LafargeHolcim Stake Completed

Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 12:32pm

Omans largest cement manufacturer, Raysut Cement Company (RCC), said it has closed the deal of acquiring 75 per cent of LafargeHolcims cement terminal at Thilafushi Island in Maldives, and a new joint venture - Raysut Maldives Cement Pvt.

Key Points: 
  • Omans largest cement manufacturer, Raysut Cement Company (RCC), said it has closed the deal of acquiring 75 per cent of LafargeHolcims cement terminal at Thilafushi Island in Maldives, and a new joint venture - Raysut Maldives Cement Pvt.
  • This acquisition opens a corridor of trade between Oman and Maldives not only in the cement industry with Raysut Cement but also in other areas which will benefit both economies.
  • Our foray into Maldives will help drive self-sufficiency of cement in Maldives, which currently is predominantly an import market.
  • Raysut is looking at adding local value in Maldives by installing production facilities to ensure there is at least 40% local content.

LafargeHolcim in the US Rebrands Blended Cement Portfolio, Calls on Engineering Community to Adopt Solutions That Lower Carbon Emissions

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 11:00am

However, the fact remains that concrete has a high carbon footprint due to the energy intensiveness and generation of CO2 in Portland cement manufacturing.

Key Points: 
  • However, the fact remains that concrete has a high carbon footprint due to the energy intensiveness and generation of CO2 in Portland cement manufacturing.
  • Products under the Envirocore Series include OneCem Portland Limestone Cement, MaxCem Blended Cement, and NewCem Slag Cement.
  • LafargeHolcim partners with a number of startups and partners to advance carbon capture technology and commercialize innovative cement products that could significantly lower CO2 emissions in the cement industry.
  • LafargeHolcim is the global leader in building materials and solutions and active in four business segments: Cement, Aggregates, Ready-Mix Concrete and Solutions & Products.

LafargeHolcim in the US Introduces ECOPact Low-Carbon Concrete in the United States

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 11:00am

Were excited to bring ECOPact to the United States and help drive much-needed change in the industry, said Jay Moreau, CEO of US Aggregates and Construction Materials for LafargeHolcim.

Key Points: 
  • Were excited to bring ECOPact to the United States and help drive much-needed change in the industry, said Jay Moreau, CEO of US Aggregates and Construction Materials for LafargeHolcim.
  • ECOPact is sold at a range of low-carbon levels, from 30% to 100% less carbon emissions compared to ordinary (CEM1) concrete.
  • In the United States, the LafargeHolcim family of low-carbon products and solutions includes a wide portfolio of low-carbon concrete, low-clinker cements, recycled aggregates and services that promote sustainability.
  • In the United States, LafargeHolcim companies include close to 350 sites in 43 states and employ 7,000 people.

LafargeHolcim Adopts New Environmental Product Declarations for Cement and Concrete Materials

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 2:00pm

LafargeHolcim in the US today announced a new program to bring greater transparency to its carbon footprint through the use of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs).

Key Points: 
  • LafargeHolcim in the US today announced a new program to bring greater transparency to its carbon footprint through the use of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs).
  • These declarations, much like nutritional labels, detail the environmental impact of building materials.
  • These new EPDs also push us to continue innovating as we consider the next generation of building materials.
  • LafargeHolcim is the global leader in building materials and solutions, and active in four business segments: Cement, Aggregates, Ready-Mix Concrete and Solutions & Products.

LafargeHolcim Invests in Building the Workforce of Tomorrow

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 2:00pm

This is an important benefit for our employees, and we cherish this opportunity to help support them and their families.

Key Points: 
  • This is an important benefit for our employees, and we cherish this opportunity to help support them and their families.
  • Since then, the scholarship program has been expanded to include children of employees of all LafargeHolcim companies in the US.
  • LafargeHolcim is the leading global building materials and solutions company.
  • In the United States, LafargeHolcim companies include close to 350 sites in 43 states and employ 7,000 people.

Chance Allen Named General Manager of Mountain Region for LafargeHolcim ACM Organization

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 2:00pm

LafargeHolcim has appointed Woodrow Chance Allen general manager for the Mountain Region for the US Aggregates and Construction Materials (ACM) organization.

Key Points: 
  • LafargeHolcim has appointed Woodrow Chance Allen general manager for the Mountain Region for the US Aggregates and Construction Materials (ACM) organization.
  • Chance brings a valuable perspective of the US aggregates and construction materials industry, said Jay M. Moreau, CEO, US ACM.
  • Most recently Mr. Allen was the general manager, Aggregates & Asphalt for the Mountain Region, where he managed quarry operations, asphalt plants, and a recycle business, among other responsibilities, including related logistics.
  • During this time, he held positions of increasing responsibility, including district production manager and general manager for the San Antonio District.

Global Cement Market Research Report 2019-2021 - Includes Profiles of Leading Players LafargeHolcim, Heidelberg Cement, Anhui Conch, Cemex, Vulcan Materials, and Eagle Materials

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 9:15pm

The global cement consumption volume is expected to reach 4.42 billion ton in 2021, growing at a CAGR of 2.96%, for the duration spanning 2018-2021.

Key Points: 
  • The global cement consumption volume is expected to reach 4.42 billion ton in 2021, growing at a CAGR of 2.96%, for the duration spanning 2018-2021.
  • Factors such as increasing construction activities, rising urbanization and higher disposable income are likely to drive the growth of the market.
  • The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the global cement market, which is segmented into production, consumption, imports & exports.
  • The competitive landscape of the market, along with the company profiles of leading players (LafargeHolcim, Heidelberg Cement, Anhui Conch, Cemex, Vulcan Materials and Eagle Materials) are also presented in detail.

Lafarge Canada Gets Closer to Canada’s Most Carbon Efficient Cement Plant

Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 1:20am

Following the implementation of Project CO2MENT, Lafarge Canada has moved to the second stage of carbon capture at the Richmond Cement Plant.

Key Points: 
  • Following the implementation of Project CO2MENT, Lafarge Canada has moved to the second stage of carbon capture at the Richmond Cement Plant.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191129005381/en/
    This remarkable change is part of Lafarges drive to make Richmond the most carbon efficient cement plant in Canada.
  • Along with carbon capture, the plant uses a $28-million system to use non-recyclable waste as fuel, directing it away from BC landfills.
  • The system purifies the cement flue gas by trapping its contaminants to enable an efficient and durable CO2 capture process.

Aggregates Market Size Worth $671.1 Billion by 2025 | CAGR: 6.5%: Grand View Research, Inc.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 10:05am

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The global aggregates market size is expected to reach USD 671.1 billion by 2025, escalating at a CAGR of 6.5% over the forecast period, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The global aggregates market size is expected to reach USD 671.1 billion by 2025, escalating at a CAGR of 6.5% over the forecast period, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.
  • Aging of infrastructure and expanding construction sector are anticipated to drive the growth of construction aggregates market over the forecast period.
  • For instance, in August 2018, LafargeHolcim acquired Metro Mix, LLC, situated in Colorado, U.S., to strengthen its aggregates and cement business in the country.
  • Grand View Research has segmented the global aggregates market on the basis of type, application, and region: