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Cement and Concrete Day on Capitol Hill caps April

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff

The second annual Cement & Concrete Day on the Hill, April 29–30 in Washington, D.C., brings together representatives from more than a dozen construction industry groups, as host and lead sponsor Portland Cement Association aims to expand members’ and their customers’ presence in federal transportation, environmental and water resources infrastructure.

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Investors like advanced talks of possible Holcim, Lafarge merger

Sources: Holcim Ltd., Zurich; Lafarge Group, Paris; CP staff

Two of top five global players in concrete, cement and aggregates confirm  discussions surrounding a potential “merger of equals which builds on the strengths and identities of the two companies,” but stipulate that no deal has been reached nor can assurance be given that discussions will lead to definitive agreement.

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Enterprising Cemex deploys Ready Mix Solutions platform across globe

Sources: Cemex S.A.B. de CV, Monterrey, Mexico; CP staff

Following such company-wide initiatives as branded, performance product offerings and social media-styled communication of best practices, the world’s top ready mixed source continues phased rollout of technology integrating its cement, aggregates and concrete value chain to deliver building solutions exactly when customers need them.

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