WCA Announces General Assembly, Cement Conference

The World Cement Association announced the dates for the WCA General Assembly and the WCA World Cement Conference, which will be organized in association with the industry’s conference leaders INTERCEM. The event will be held Dec. 11-12 in London at Le Méridien Piccadilly.

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HeidelbergCement Revenue Up 29 Percent in Q2 2017

As a result of the consolidation of Italcementi, revenue and result from current HeidelbergCement operations before depreciation and amortization increased significantly in the second quarter of 2017. Group revenue rose by 29 percent to €4,611 million ($5.45 billion). The result from current operations before depreciation and amortization improved by 22 percent to €964 million ($1.14 billion). After depreciation and amortization, the result from current operations rose by 14 percent to €683 million ($807 million).

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Lafarge Canada Gets Greenlight for Alternative Fuel Project

Nova Scotia announced that it will pay Lafarge Canada about $105 per metric ton – up to $2,100 daily – in a one-year pilot project that will allow the company to burn scrap tires as a low-carbon fuel at its Brookfield plant, according to globalnews.ca.

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