NEW ZEALAND - Concrete Industry On Track To Meet Emissions Reduction Target

NEW ZEALAND - Concrete Industry On Track To Meet Emissions Reduction Target
The New Zealand concrete industry is halfway towards meeting its target of a 30% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by 2030.

EGYPT - Solar Power plant for Arabian Cement authorised

EGYPT - Solar Power plant for Arabian Cement authorised
The Egyptian Electricity Utilities Regulatory and Consumer Protection Agency (EgyptERA) has given its approval for the construction of a 7.5 MWp solar photovoltaic power plant that will power the Arabian Cement Company's facilities in the governorate of Suez.

INDIA - JK Lakshmi Cement gains on resuming operations

  • 21 April 2020
  • Author: Jon Shelbourne
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INDIA - JK Lakshmi Cement gains on resuming operations

JK Lakshmi Cement rose 0.37% to Rs 219.70 after the company said its integrated plants at Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh have resumed operations and have started dispatching cement.

GERMANY - HeidelbergCement outlines further measures in response to Covid-19 pandemic

  • 21 April 2020
  • Author: Jon Shelbourne
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GERMANY - HeidelbergCement outlines further measures in response to Covid-19 pandemic

In response to the profound effects of the coronavirus, HeidelbergCement has agreed with the works council and employee representatives to introduce short-time work for its employees in Germany. Initially, the short-time working regulations primarily affect employees from the group's head office in Heidelberg. The extent of short-time work is determined for employees depending on the loss of work and can be up to 100%.

USA - Lehigh to enact temporary layoffs at Glens Falls

  • 17 April 2020
  • Author: Jon Shelbourne
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USA - Lehigh to enact temporary layoffs at Glens Falls

Lehigh Cement has laid off 54 of its 90 employees at its Glen Falls plant, New York state, USA, in the wake of a construction slowdown attributed to the spread of COVID-19.

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