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26

Sep 2022
Inflation impacting construction materials sector in San Rafael, Argentina

Inflation is creating instability [PAID=]The Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture of San Rafael, Argentina, says that the effects of inflation in construction materials are creating instability ...

26

Sep 2022
Seiko to expand sales of next-generation materials

A total of JPY 30 billion was set for the strategic investment over nine years [PAID=] Even though operating income is expected to decline this fiscal year due to the impact of increasing raw material ...

26

Sep 2022
Hakle uses new raw material to make toilet paper

... face these challenges, Hackle has been betting on innovations to maintain its production: the company started using coffee waste as raw material, according to Tissueonline. This innovation is an alternative ...

26

Sep 2022
Pakistan sets up laboratory to test the quality of construction materials

... of construction materials, according to Brecorder. In a statement, the Ministry of Housing and Works noted: “The laboratory will not only help test the material used in construction work but also save ...

21

Sep 2022
Scientist at Ghana´s Road Research Institute promotes local building materials

Joseph Danquah is a researcher at the Building and Road Research Institute A scientist at the Building and Road Research Institute, in Ghana, advocates for the use of local building materials to reduce ...

21

Sep 2022
Heidelberg Cement rebrands to Heidelberg Materials

The company announced a new brand identity Heidelberg Cement has rebranded and become Heidelberg Materials. The company revealed its new brand identity on 20 September in the presence of employees at ...

21

Sep 2022
Qatar Cement Company and Gord advocate use of low-carbon building materials

Qatar National Cement Company and Gulf Organisation for Research & Development have signed a memorandum of understanding Qatar National Cement Company (QNCC) and Gulf Organisation for Research & Development ...

20

Sep 2022
Dai Nippon Printing develops recyclable single-material paper

Japanese group to launch high-barrier single-material paper for packaging [PAID=]Dai Nippon Printing (DNP), from Japan, has developed a recyclable high-barrier single-material paper for packaging, reports ...

19

Sep 2022
Lok-N-Blok launches alternative building material

US-based company launches 'Lok-N-Blok' Plastiblok, the US-based company, has created Lok-N-Blok, an alternative building material made partially from recycled plastic, reports Bizjournals. The plastic ...

19

Sep 2022
Building materials prices expected to decrease in the US

Demand is also expected to decline next year Building materials prices are expected to decrease in the US "in the foreseeable future", according to the portal Globest, citing John Burns Real Estate Consulting. ...

19

Sep 2022
Sales of construction materials decline in San Luis, Argentina

Sales declined by almost 40 percent [PAID=]Sales of construction materials in San Luis, Argentina decreased by almost 40 percent compared to August last year. Concrete was the most impacted, with a decline ...

16

Sep 2022
Price of steel production materials drops in Vietnam

Price of scrap steel increases [PAID=]The price of steel production materials in Vietnam dropped in September after consecutive growth in the first 5 months of the year, according to Cafeland. The ...

15

Sep 2022
Prices of building materials increase in the US

Prices saw a rise of 0.5 percent in August Prices of building materials in the US increased 0.5 percent in August, informs Lesprom, citing the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report. Building materials ...

15

Sep 2022
Holcim to create new sustainable building materials

... materials, reports Inmobiliare. 'Accelerating Green Growth' is the objective of Holcim's 2025 Strategy. José Alfredo Rodríguez, Innovation Manager of Holcim Mexico, noted: "The industry needs solutions ...

14

Sep 2022
Cost of construction materials rises in the Philippines

Annual rate increased in June 2022 The annual rate for the cost of construction materials in the Philippines increased to 8.9 percent in June 2022, the highest rate since October 2008. During the same ...

13

Sep 2022
Camarco wants foreign currency to be used in input materials

... equipment, over the use of foreign exchange for final consumption,” he expressed. “Although the vast majority of the materials used in construction originate in the country, it also has problems with imported ...

12

Sep 2022
Ohio University converts coal waste into usable construction materials

Coal waste in Appalachia, US, can be converted into renewable materials Ohio University, in the US, has converted coal waste to usable building materials like decking, PVC pipe, and drywall components, ...

09

Sep 2022
Northern cities in Argentina report increase in the price of building materials

Costs increased 15 percent last week [PAID=]The cost of building materials increased 15 percent last week in several cities in Argentina, like Corrientes, and there are even some products in short supply, ...

08

Sep 2022
Building materials producers expand operations in Georgia, US

Two American companies invest over USD 270 million in new facilities Two American building materials companies are in the process of expanding their operations in the state of Georgia. GAF Materials ...

07

Sep 2022
Cost of building materials ease in July in the Philippines

Uptick in prices eased to 8.7 percent in July The annual increase of the Construction Materials Wholesale Price Index in the Philippines eased to 8.7 percent in July, compared to 8.9 percent in the previous ...

07

Sep 2022
Chinese entrepreneurs to start producing building materials in St. Petersburg, Russia

... materials in St. Petersburg, Russia, according to Fedpress. The general director of the Russian-Chinese Business Park, Chen Zhigang, noted: "These goods are needed in Russia and not in China. Small wholesalers ...

06

Sep 2022
Abuja building material traders worry about rising costs

Nigerian traders expressing concern over low patronage Traders of building materials traders in Abuja, Nigeria, are worried about the high cost of construction materials, writes NAN News, adding that ...

05

Sep 2022
Import of raw materials continues to rise in Bangladesh

Imports increase despite the price hike Import of raw materials used to produce cement in Bangladesh continued to rise in the past few months despite their price hike, reports the Dhaka Tribune, adding ...

05

Sep 2022
Import of raw materials continues to rise in Bangladesh

Imports increase despite the price hike Import of raw materials used to produce cement in Bangladesh continued to rise in the past few months despite their price hike, reports the Dhaka Tribune, adding ...

05

Sep 2022
Johnson & Johnson adopts new paper-based e-commerce packaging material in the Philippines

... firm Johnson & Johnson is adopting a new paper-based e-commerce packaging material in the Philippines designed to replace the so-called “non-recyclable packaging materials”, as reported by Recycling Today. ...

05

Sep 2022
Price of building materials drops in Guatemala

Data from July revealed by the National Institute of Statistics [PAID=]In Guatemala, 21 building materials reported a downward movement in their prices and 31 did not indicate any variation compared ...

02

Sep 2022
Price of construction materials skyrockets in Punjab, India

Spike in costs affecting construction industry in the state The prices of construction materials have increased significantly in Punjab, India, affecting hard-building activities in the state, as disclosed ...

01

Sep 2022
Royal White Cement expands its cement and construction materials business

... grow its cement and construction materials business. The long-term lease was signed with Industrial Realty Group, a real estate company based in Los Angeles. This expansion will allow Royal White Cement ...

31

Aug 2022
Sri Lanka concerned over ban of import of raw material to manufacture hygienic soft tissue paper products

The recent restriction is a major setback to the current factory owners and their employees Sri Lanka’s hygienic soft tissue manufacturing industry is concerned about the ban of import of raw material ...

31

Aug 2022
Cost of building materials in Chile expected to drop

Construction costs are peaking and will start declining in the coming months The cost of building materials is expected to drop in 2H2022 in Chile, due to the easing of inflationary pressures in the ...

29

Aug 2022
Indian Construction sector partners with Xynteo to increase low-carbon materials

... goal is to accelerate the use of low-carbon building materials so that the country can achieve its net-zero targets by the year 2070. A representative of Xynteo India, Vipul KumarMD, noted: "The cement ...

26

Aug 2022
DS Smith develops new process of producing paper packaging from natural materials

This includes straw, hemp, cocoa shells, daisies, and seaweed DS Smith is developing a new process of producing paper packaging from natural materials including straw, hemp, cocoa shells, daisies, and ...

25

Aug 2022
Cost of building materials sees steep rise in New Zealand

Prices have increased over the last year and trend is expected to continue The price of building materials sold in New Zealand has risen 32 percent in the last year, writes Scoop. Suppliers expect a ...

24

Aug 2022
New construction material being tested in Kenya

Scientists in Estonia created a low-cost and environmentally friendly building material A group of scientists in Estonia created a low-cost and environmentally friendly building material out of rice ...

24

Aug 2022
India and Vietnam to increase trade volume in building materials sector

Trade between the two countries reached USD 13.2 billion last year India and Vietnam want to increase the trade volume between the two countries in the building materials industry, as reported by Ein ...

23

Aug 2022
Summit Materials increases use of portland limestone cement

The company converted its annual production to portland limestone cement American-based company Summit Materials, a subsidiary of Continental Cement, converted 100 percent of its annual production to ...

19

Aug 2022
INSEE Cement begins construction of raw materials warehouse

It will be located in the industrial park of Hambantota International Port, in Sri Lanka INSEE Cement, a manufacturer based in Sri Lanka, started the construction of its future warehouse located in ...

19

Aug 2022
Cost of building materials continues to rise in the US

Costs increased in July The price of building materials increased by 0.4 percent in July in the United States, according to Globe ST, citing the National Association of Home Builders. Costs continue ...

19

Aug 2022
Cost of building materials increases in Córdoba, Argentina

Prices rose more than 7 percent in July [PAID=]Prices of building materials have gone up 7.7 percent in the month of July in Córdoba, Argentina. This is the highest increase in almost two years, according ...

19

Aug 2022
Building material prices increase in Canoas, Brazil

Regulator unveiled some abusive price increases after a storm [PAID=]Since August 15, the demand for building materials in the municipality of Canoas, Brazil, has been three times higher than on an ordinary ...

17

Aug 2022
Shandong Yida New Material ranks first in the production of petroleum-based needle coke

The company is based in the Jiaxiang county which is currently home to more than 20 production and sales enterprises [PAID=] The China (Jining) Advanced Carbon Materials Industry Development Summit Forum ...

17

Aug 2022
Delta State in Nigeria to partner with major building material distributor

The government of Delta State has signed a partnership with building material distributor Messrs Lafenax The government of Delta State, in Nigeria, has signed a partnership with building material distributor ...

17

Aug 2022
Prices of raw materials for steel production maintain downward trend in Vietnam

The price of iron ore 62%Fe dropped 4.2 percent [PAID=]Prices of raw materials in steel production are dropping significantly in Vietnam. According to Cafe Land, the price of iron ore 62%Fe fell to ...

16

Aug 2022
Price of building materials increase in Mexico

The price of cement, concrete, and aggregates increased 16 percent in the first half of the year [PAID=]The price of cement, concrete, and aggregates increased 16 percent in the first half of the year ...

16

Aug 2022
Prices of building materials increase in the United States

Prices increased 0.4 percent in July [PAID=]In July 2022, the prices of building prices materials in the United States increased by 0.4 percent. According to Lesprom, the price index of services inputs ...

15

Aug 2022
High material costs are affecting Vietnam´s cement manufacturers

Profits are in decline despite increase in revenue [PAID=]The burden of input material costs has caused many cement manufacturers in Vietnam to reduce their profits, even though revenue recorded an ...

15

Aug 2022
Energy-efficient building materials pose new challenges to Canadian construction insurers

The government is encouraging improved energy efficiencies for new structures The use of advanced building methods and materials designed to improve energy efficiency is posing increasing challenges ...

15

Aug 2022
Building materials prices decrease in Russia

In July, the average prices of building materials in Russia decreased by 2 percent [PAID=]In July, the average prices of building materials in Russia decreased by 2 percent, following the same trend ...

12

Aug 2022
General contractors in Chicago facing difficult building environment driven by spike in material costs

Planning and budgeting for projects have become "unpredictable" General contractors in Chicago, United States, are facing a difficult building environment caused by a spike in material costs, disruptions ...

12

Aug 2022
Researchers in Spain test construction material that does not need heating to harden

... in Cartagena, Spain, formulated and tested construction material that does not need to be heated to harden, reports El Diario. Industrial slag and dry waste from the construction sector, activated with ...

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