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Heidelberg Materials acquires SER Group, a leading integrated company in the demolition and construction materials recycling business With this acquisition, Heidelberg Materials further expands its circular economy activities in Germany Reuse of building materials and concrete recycling are key to Heidelberg Materials’ strategy and to achieving the company’s ambitious climate targets Heidelberg Materials acquires SER Group, a...
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The European Commission and the US administration have recently signed an “administrative agreement on artificial intelligence for the public good” at a virtual ceremony. The agreement was signed in the context of the EU-US Trade and Technology Council (TTC), launched in 2021 as a permanent platform for transatlantic cooperation across several priority areas, from supply...
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The UN-backed Scientific Assessment Panel to the Montreal Protocol on Ozone Depleting Substances gave us recently an optimistic scenario about the ozone layer – it is on track to recover within four decades. However, the ambitious goal of the cement industry to become climate-neutral by 2050 has to be achieved through digitization – it is...
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Lehigh Hanson, Inc. announced it has now changed its brand to Heidelberg Materials effective immediately. Previously announced in September of last year, this exciting new brand identity goes into effect today for the company’s corporate office and its core brands of Lehigh Cement and Hanson Aggregates. The majority of the company’s other subsidiaries in the...
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Italcementi looks to the future of building materials by choosing to move its executive offices from the Red Kilometer of Bergamo to the Milan metropolitan area and preparing to embrace the new global brand “Heidelberg Materials“.  Roberto Callieri, CEO of Italcement: “In an increasingly global world, an ambitious company must have the foresight to make important choices for its...
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Holcim has acquired Nicem srl (Nicem), a leader in grounded calcium carbonate in Northern Italy based near Bergamo, Italy. Calcium carbonate is a highly versatile, low-carbon raw material that is useful for a broad range of applications. Nicem’s broad customer base spans industries from construction to plastic, rubber and paints. With this acquisition, Nicem’s low-emission...
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Ambuja Cements, the cement and building material company of Adani Cement, part of Adani Group wins the National Award for Energy Excellence in Indian Cement Industry, under the Grinding Category for the measures adopted in improving energy efficiency at the Roorkee plant. The award instituted by the National Council for Cement and Building Materials was...
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Conclusions from various summits, conferences and meetings show that despite unprecedented climate distress, from radical weather changes with regional impact to local phenomena, we are still heading a one-way road towards climate disaster. Pledges are not being kept and solutions remain declarative. CarbonZero Global Conference and Exhibition – second edition – is announced for October...
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On November 10-11 CarbonZero Global Conference and Exhibition brought together the most brilliant minds and top experts to find and outline the most effective and high-importance solutions for decarbonizing the cement industry which is responsible for almost 8 % of CO2 emissions. The topics that make the agenda of the biggest Cement and Construction companies...
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Dr.Yianni (Ioannis) Spanos Director of Sustainability, Keo International Consultants    Bio:   Dr. Spanos is a consultant, professional engineer, and sustainability expert with 20 years of experience. Following a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in Mechanical Engineering, he has completed an MSc in European Construction, an MSc in Building Services Engineering, a Ph.D. in Physics of energy...
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