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World cement capacity is projected to touch 5.8 billion tons by 2024, according to CW Research’s 2H2019 update of the Global Cement Volume Forecast Report.

The sector has been recovering steadily after stagnating for almost a decade

The 7-kilometer project started construction in 1933 and began operation in 1967

New house-building approvals and completions continue to rise

Brexit has started to take its toll on commercial activity


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21 October 2019

Brazil: Building costs grow in September

The north experienced the largest variation

21 October 2019

Mexican construction sector to rebound by the end of the year

In September, construction activity grew over 2%

21 October 2019

Saudi Arabia: Building Technology Stimulus Initiative to account for half of construction activity

The 20% cut in construction costs will be supported by government subsidies

21 October 2019

Indian researchers develop carbon-absorbing bricks from sugarcane waste

New bricks absorb carbon emissions, while providing good heat and sound insulation

21 October 2019

Chinese consortium wins contract for Bogotá metro

The group will run the metro line for 20 years

21 October 2019

Building permits in France decrease in June-August

Construction approvals fell almost 6% on the year

21 October 2019

Silica sand mining to boost development in Kudat, Malaysia

An MoU has been signed between Yayasan Sabah and a Sarawak-based company

Cost of select building materials rises in Panama
The price per cubic meter of ready-mixed concrete fell by nearly 3%
18 Oct
Mexican construction sector to rebound by the end of the year
In September, construction activity grew over 2%
21 Oct
Brazil: Building costs grow in September
The north experienced the largest variation
21 Oct
Building permits in France decrease in June-August
Construction approvals fell almost 6% on the year
21 Oct
Punjab: Zigzag brick method slashes emissions by 70%
An improved heat transfer renders the operation more efficient
21 Oct
Silica sand mining to boost development in Kudat, Malaysia
An MoU has been signed between Yayasan Sabah and a Sarawak-based company
21 Oct
Estonia gets its first road paved with plastic asphalt
Nearly 5,000 plastic bottles will be crushed during the road’s development
21 Oct
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