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WCA Secretary General welcomes new Russian Federation standard with future concerns

The Secretary General of the World Cement Association (WCA), Norman Greig, has welcomed the introduction of Interstate standard GOST 31108-2016 as a step towards...

European Commission all set to block HeidelbergCement and Schwenk acquisition ...

European antitrust regulators are set to block the proposed  acquisition of German cement producers, HeidelbergCement and Schwenk's joint bid for Mexican peer, Cemex's Croatian...

Mapei will display latest systems and solutions at upcoming Saudi event

Mapei Construction Chemicals, a leader in manufacturing of adhesives, sealants and chemical products for the building industry, will display its latest systems and solutions...

Architect Oiio proposes the construction of “longest building in the world”...

A proposal to build twin residential towers in the form of a very tall croquet hoop has been put forward by New York practice...

Acciona acquires Australian engineering company

Spanish construction giant, Acciona has boosted its presence in Australia with an agreement to acquire construction engineering specialist, Geotech.  The deal, which values Geotech...

Austrian firm, Voestalpine unveils new tool for Mideast railway

Voestalpine Schienen GmbH, a leading international steel based technology and capital goods group, has introduced a one-of-its-kind, interactive life-cycle cost tool for Dubai’s railway...

Nigeria mulls to create $20bn gas-fired chemical hub in restive Niger...

Nigeria plans to create a $20bn, a 27-square-kilometre industrial park in the Niger delta region for a batch of new chemical plants that use...

Japan’s BB Tower picks minority stake in India-focussed igrenEnergi

MUMBAI: A significant minority stake in igrenEnergi, an India-focused solar energy start up, has been picked by Tower K.K, a Tokyo-based Broadband for an undisclosed...

Zaha Hadid Architects design 46-storey tower in China with world’s tallest...

A 46-storey mixed-use tower in Beijing designed by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) and containing what will be the world’s tallest atrium, has reached level...

International Trade Commission mulls over antidumping duty order on cement imports...

The International Trade Commission (ITC) will expedite a five-year review concerning an antidumping duty order on Gray Portland Cement and Clinker from Japan dating...

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Government plans major policy push to promote e-vehicles

An inter-ministerial committee led by Niti Aayog is drawing up the details of the plan to promote usage and convert most vehicles to electric...