CEMBUREAU organizes a Summit with the aim to promote an European green agreement

Adapting to the current times and to all the issues that are setting this century, Cembureau has organised the next summit on 13 October 2020 with a single objective: to promote an European green agreement. To celebrate the Europe of the future: to build a green agreement. This is called this summit which will focus on [...]

September 8th, 2020|

Demand for cement at a high level, outlook cautious

Speaking about the development of the German cement market, Christian Knell, president of VDZ, says "It has rarely been so difficult to make a forecast as it is this year". Since March 2020 the coronavirus pandemic has created a great deal of uncertainty amongst most people and       companies in this country. So far the cement [...]

September 2nd, 2020|

2019 Activities and Sustainability Report published

Continuing the initiative launched the previous year, Ciment Català has published its Activities and Sustainability Report of 2019. The work, in digital format and accessible from any device, includes the activities carried out by the group, and also presents a summary of the magnitudes of the sector in the areas of market, environmental investments, Circular [...]

July 24th, 2020|

Cement consumption decreases 16% in the first half of 2020

After the stoppage of activity in the month of March with the decree of a state of alarm due to the emergency of Covid-19, and the gradual resumption from the beginning of May, the cement industry in Catalonia already has the statistical information that allows quantify the situation. During the first 6 months of 2020, [...]

July 22nd, 2020|

Cement consumption recovers after confinement, but still falls 7% in May

The effects of the state of emergency due to the Covid-19 pandemic continue to affect the Catalan cement industry. Although the statistics are not as harsh as in April (where the domestic market plummeted 59%), consumption has still fallen 7% last May compared to the same month the previous year. The scenario of economic paralysis [...]

June 22nd, 2020|

Available the Catalan version of the GCCA video on the properties and benefits of concrete

"A strong, resilient, durable, affordable, powerful, local, renewable, comfortable product. A product that is progress, is our past, is our present, is our future. Concrete is our world. Our world is concrete". This is how the GCCA (Global Association of Cement and Concrete) describes the properties and benefits of concrete in a spectacular video edited [...]

June 19th, 2020|

Cement consumption falls 59% in April

The stoppage of activity during the first fortnight of April, decreed by the Spanish government at the end of March, has resulted in a 59% decrease in cement consumption compared to April 2019. The little more than 79 thousand tons used in Catalonia represent the lowest monthly data since historical records are available, and places [...]

May 21st, 2020|

Ciment Català enhances its institutional activity despite the health emergency

Despite the health emergency caused by Covid-19 and, in order to be prepared for the full resumption of activity once the restrictions imposed by successive alarm states have been overcome, Ciment Català has developed in recent weeks a continuous institutional action. Among the various actions carried out, contacts at the highest level stand out in [...]

May 19th, 2020|

The cement industry proposes to maintain the activity in Construction as the formula to recover the economy

The cement manufacturing companies in Catalonia are demanding from the public administrations a commitment to maintain activity in the Construction sector, understanding that this is the best formula to curb the negative consequences of the health emergency by COVID-19 and, above all, to achieve a quick and complete recovery of the country's economy. According to [...]

April 24th, 2020|

The cement sector ensures supply during the health emergency

The four cement companies associated with Ciment Català maintain their activity to ensure the supply of product during the health emergency situation caused by COVID-19. The Catalan cement industry, which has the most up-to-date technology, is prepared to face the crisis scenario, and has implemented protection protocols for its employees, which include teleworking in all [...]

April 21st, 2020|