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Holcim and Lafarge detail Brazilian disposal plans

Brian Ethridge - Aug 12, 2014

Holcim and Lafarge detail Brazilian disposal plans

Holcim and Lafarge have announced the activities they plan to offload in Brazil in order to gain antitrust approval for their merger to create the largest cement maker in the world. The Swiss and French companies plan to sell several assets, including three ...

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Special Transportation Research Board 2013 Report

Better Roads Staff - Apr 03, 2013

Special Transportation Research Board 2013 Report

‘Bio-Binder’ Green Modifiers Star at TRB   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   The emerging universe of biologically based modified asphalts got significant exposure at the 92nd annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in Washington, D.C. Better Roads was there. More than 11,700 ...

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Holcim's Q1 2012 report: Growing demand for construction materials

Staff Report - May 09, 2012

In Holcim's first-quarter 2012 earnings report, the company says that due to good economic conditions in Asia and Latin America and growing demand for construction materials in North America and Africa Middle East consolidated cement deliveries increased. Higher shipments ...

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Brooke Wisdom - Jan 01, 2011

RoadScience

Ternary Concrete Mixes Offer High Performance Reclaimed industrial byproducts play role in high-performance and ultra-high-performance mixes By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Ternary and quaternary portland cement concrete mixtures – those incorporating three or four products into their cementitious components – are providing transportation ...

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Global construction output will grow 70 percent by 2020

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 15, 2010

Global construction output will grow 70 percent from its current level of $7.5 trillion to $12.7 trillion by 2020, according to a new report by Global Construction Perspectives and Oxford Economics. Global Construction 2020 is published by Global Construction Perspectives and Oxford ...

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