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18

Jan 2023
Sunchon Cement Complex using limestone overburden for cement production

... cement using limestone overburden, reports KCNA Watch. The Sunchon Limestone Mine, which is located beneath the complex, used to have as its main responsibility the removal of significant amounts of limestone ...

13

Jan 2023
Eurocement using artificial intelligence to assist cement mill operator

The primary function of the digital assistant is to advise the operator [PAID=]Eurocement, Russia's cement, and building materials producer, is using artificial intelligence technology to implement a ...

04

Jan 2023
Holcim using automation to improve performance

... program, Holcim Philippines implemented approximately 70 projects in 2022 to improve factory performance using automation technologies. The Philippine initiatives, which are focused on automating industrial ...

03

Jan 2023
Holcim using automation to improve performance

... program, Holcim Philippines implemented approximately 70 projects in 2022 to improve factory performance using automation technologies. The Philippine initiatives, which are focused on automating industrial ...

29

Dec 2022
Housing sales hit new year high in India

... grown by 4-7 percent as a result of rising input costs and a post-Covid demand rebound. Anarock said in a release of demand-supply data for India's top residential primary (fresh sale) markets that housing ...

28

Dec 2022
Bangladesh´s first metro rail using materials from domestic firms

Over 111,000 tons of mild steel rods have already been used [PAID=]A dozen enterprises in Bangladesh provided supplies such as rods, steel goods, and cement for the country's first metro train, demonstrating ...

26

Dec 2022
Cuba studies the implementation of a housing fund

Housing was the theme of the National Innovation Council [PAID=]The President of Cuba recently recalled the recent passage of Hurricane Ian through the west of the island, one of the more than 100,000 ...

01

Dec 2022
India to start using steel slag in road building

Country wants to replace the use of concrete For the first time, India will use steel slag in road building, according to a government ministry on Tuesday, November 29. "India has entered a new era of ...

21

Nov 2022
Nippon and Japan Airlines announce partnership focusing on recycling paper cups

The partnership targets the recycling of paper cups used in domestic flights [PAID=]Japan Airlines and Nippon Paper Industries have announced a partnership focusing on starting the recycling of paper ...

07

Oct 2022
Huhtamaki develops ice cream packaging using renewable biobased materials

The product is developed using 95 percent renewable biobased materials Packaging may readily enter the North American paper recycling system thanks to paper-based technologies. The connected packaging ...

29

Sep 2022
Housing prices in Spain expected to increase

Sales prices also projected to rise [PAID=]Housing prices in Spain are expected to increase between 4 and 5 percent this year, according to ES Investing. In 2023 the increase will be around 3 percent. ...

28

Sep 2022
Cost of housing construction increases in the Dominican Republic

Construction became around 15 percent more expensive in one year [PAID=]Housing construction in the Dominican Republic became 15.1 percent more expensive in one year and 33.5 percent more expensive than ...

13

Sep 2022
Chile's government inaugurates wooden housing industrialization pla

The plan seeks to overcome the deficit of homes in the country [PAID=] The government, through the Ministry of Agriculture and Housing and with the participation of Corfo, will start a program whose ...

12

Sep 2022
New housing construction costs increase in Portugal

Costs increased more than 13 percent In Portugal, new housing construction costs rose 13.4 percent year-on-year in July, according to The Portugal News. The cost of building a new house in the country ...

09

Sep 2022
UK´s Mineral Products Association aims to lower cement carbon emissions by using waste clay

... cement carbon emissions by up to 40 percent by using waste clay in the manufacturing process, informs Construction Management. The two-year study, funded by Innovate UK, intends to demonstrate that using ...

09

Sep 2022
UK´s Mineral Products Association aims to lower cement carbon emissions by using waste clay

... cement carbon emissions by up to 40 percent by using waste clay in the manufacturing process, informs Construction Management. The two-year study, funded by Innovate UK, intends to demonstrate that using ...

02

Sep 2022
Hainan to build tens of thousands of affordable housing units

Chinese province implements its affordable housing plan [PAID=]The Chinese province of Hainan announced that it will build over 60,000 affordable housing units until the end of the year, writes CCement. ...

02

Sep 2022
Nippon Paper Industries and Daiichi Printing cooperate in the development of products using Minerpa

... paper gift products using the new material Minerpan, as stated in the company’s website. Gift products such as paper interiors with deodorant properties and paper flowers with antibacterial properties ...

29

Aug 2022
Medcem Cement to produce own electricity using solar panels

Turkish-based company aims to minimize carbon footprint [PAID=]Turkish-based company Medcem Cement will produce its own electricity using 22,500 solar panels to minimize its carbon footprint. According ...

19

Aug 2022
Lafarge Emirates Cement to begin using waste heat recovery facility

Company from the UAE will reduce its reliance on electricity Standard Chartered Bank, based in the UK, has successfully closed a transition trade finance facility with Lafarge Emirates Cement, UAE-based ...

01

Aug 2022
92 to 93 million square meters of housing to be built in Russia in 2022

The expectation is that this year’s volume of housing construction will fulfill the 92.6 million square meters bar registered in 2021 [PAID=]According to the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, ...

18

Jul 2022
Zimbabwe observes massive boom in housing construction

The country's national housing backlog is currently hovering around 1, 5 million Zimbabwe is observing a massive boom in housing construction spearheaded by the Government and private developers, which ...

13

Jul 2022
Texas A&M University researchers plan to 3D print new resilient buildings using hempcrete

... buildings using hempcrete has the potential to lower the environmental impact of traditional construction methods and make housing more affordable and available, as reported by Construction Equipment Guide. ...

12

Jul 2022
Kelowna International Airport terminal to be expanded using mass timber

The airport will receive USD 500,000 from the Province to help with costs associated with the use of mass timber The Kelowna International Airport (YLW) have an expansion and upgrade of the terminal, ...

28

Jun 2022
Skanska to invest CZK 970M in the first phase of the new housing project

The housing project is located in Modransky cukrovar in Prague [PAID=] Skanska is to invest CZK 970M in the first phase of the new housing project Modransky cukrovar in Prague, Czech Republic, as reported ...

23

Jun 2022
PCA opposes pausing the federal gas tax in the US

... suspending the federal gasoline tax, reports PR Newswire. "Pausing the federal gas tax is the wrong decision at the wrong moment. Gas tax revenues fund the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), ...

15

Jun 2022
MOL Drybulk start sea trials using biofuel in Panamax bulker

Trials will start in late June MOL Drybulk, a group company of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), will start sea trials using biofuel in a Panamax bulk carrier in late June, writes Offshore Energy. The vessel ...

25

May 2022
Australia's construction sector to see decline in housing start

The Housing Industry Association predicts a 20 percent decline over the next three years Australia is predicted to face a 20 percent decline in housing construction over the next three years, as building ...

16

May 2022
Cement manufacturers in Pakistan to stop using kraft paper in packaging

Pakistan's standards authority has called the manufacturers to comply with regulations The Pakistan Standard & Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) has asked three cement manufacturers not to use kraft ...

19

Apr 2022
UK-Singapore joint venture to use engineered timber in housing projects in India

... Lumber (LVL), in housing projects in India and other South Asian countries, as reported by Business Standard. This is an attempt to substitute conventional building materials like steel and concrete ...

04

Apr 2022
Growth in housing sales drives increase in cement consumption in Colombia

... (Camacol), explained that, by boosting housing construction, building materials sales have also grown. “We have seen increases of 17 percent in the demand for concrete and cement. And construction materials, ...

04

Apr 2022
Growth in housing sales drives increase in cement consumption in Colombia

... (Camacol), explained that, by boosting housing construction, building materials sales have also grown. “We have seen increases of 17 percent in the demand for concrete and cement. And construction materials, ...

31

Mar 2022
Amazon UK stops using single-use plastic delivery packaging

The company successfully changed to recyclable paper delivery bags and cardboard envelopes Amazon has taken another step towards the reduction of plastic waste across its operations, by announcing that ...

24

Mar 2022
ArcelorMittal stops using Russian ore and coal

The company has secured its supplies from other origins [PAID=] ArcelorMittal, Europe’s largest steel producer, has stopped using Russian raw materials due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as reported ...

21

Mar 2022
Semen Conch starts using coal waste to make cement

The Indonesian company has started to reuse Fly Ash Bottom Ash of Amurang PLTU plant [PAID=]The Indonesian company Semen Conch began to use Fly Ash Bottom Ash (FABA) coal waste of Amurang PLTU as a ...

21

Mar 2022
Semen Conch starts using coal waste to make cement

The Indonesian company has started to reuse Fly Ash Bottom Ash of Amurang PLTU plant ...To read the full article on BmWeek, click here.

14

Mar 2022
Votorantim Cimentos eyes using municipal waste to feed cement kilns in Brazil

The company said that it is in talks with the Waste Processing Plant in São Bento do Sul [PAID=]The Brazilian cement manufacturer Votorantim Cimentos aims to sign a contract with a waste processing ...

14

Mar 2022
Votorantim Cimentos eyes using municipal waste to feed cement kilns in Brazil

The company said that it is in talks with the Waste Processing Plant in São Bento do Sul [PAID=]The Brazilian cement manufacturer Votorantim Cimentos aims to sign a contract with a waste processing ...

08

Mar 2022
Building materials’ price in Nigeria increase unstoppably and affect the housing market

... in housing prices, writes TribuneOnlinEng. According to findings by the Nigerian Tribune, most of the developers have reviwed their house prices by 40 to 50 percent in the last year. According to them, ...

23

Feb 2022
Basque Government to use wood as main material in housing projects

The project is a reflection of the region’s commitment to sustainability [PAID=] The Department of Environment, Planning and Housing of the Basque Government is planning the development of four social ...

24

Jan 2022
Slovenia to stop using coal for electricity generation by 2033

The country’s strategy is based on the principle of a fair transition The Slovenian government has adopted a National Strategy for Coal Mining, according to which by 2033 the country will stop using ...

20

Jan 2022
Construction activity in the US surges in 2021 boosted by multi-family housing projects

Homebuilding achieved a nine-month high in December According to Reuters, in the US, homebuilding surged to a nine-month high in December 2021, amid a surge in multi-family housing projects. However, ...

10

Jan 2022
Czech Republic to stop using coal by 2033

It is the 22nd European country to state its coal exit date Czech Republic’s government has stated its intention to stop the use of coal by 2033, being the 22nd European country to state its coal exit ...

06

Jan 2022
Pan-United studies using hydrogen to power concrete trucks

... the feasibility of using electric and hydrogen fuel cells to power a fleet of up to 1,000 trucks, according to Business Times. The company announced on Wednesday January 5 a partnership with consultancy ...

21

Dec 2021
Housing starts and new building permits in the US increase in November

... on the back of the shortage of properties, expensive prices for raw materials and labor shortages, reports CNBC. In November, housing starts rose by 12 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...

25

Nov 2021
Enel to stop using coal by 2027

Due to this, Endesa will divest assets in Spain and in Portugal [PAID=]Enel is planning the abandonment of coal generation by 2027 and of gas generation by 2040, as reported by COPE. The company expects ...

22

Nov 2021
Portugal stops using coal for electricity generation

The Pego Thermoelectric Power Plant, licensed until November 30, has finished its coal stocks [PAID=]Portugal is no longer using coal to produce electricity, since the Pego Thermoelectric Power Plant ...

12

Nov 2021
Lidl and Kaufland start using new plant-based paper packaging

The plant-based paper packaging was developed by PreZero in association with OutNature Lidl and Kaufland are using a plant-based paper packaging for its segment of fruits and vegetables, as reported ...

10

Nov 2021
Metsä Board's Kyro mill starts using renewable energy

Metsä Board Kyro’s energy supplier, the Hämeenkyrön Voima's power plant, is now using renewable energy [PAID=] Hämeenkyrön Voima's power plant, from which the Kyro plant of Metsä Board buys energy, ...

03

Nov 2021
Housing sector in India surges in the third quarter

The residential real estate sector has been recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic crisis In India, the housing sector has been recovering after economic consequences of the pandemic, and the sector ...

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