Are you an expert in architecture, engineering, urban planning or the building industry? Submit your innovative ideas to build a more sustainable future. The LafargeHolcim Awards are open for entries until February 25, 2020.
Holcim Ecuador overcame a series of logistical and sustainability challenges to improve roads on the remote Galápagos Islands. The end result meets the highest environmental standards, benefitting both residents and tourists. The project is the perfect interplay between innovation, performance and sustainability.
Like ports on Mediterranean islands, Athinios is small and struggling to cope with the heavy traffic of Santorini’s thriving tourist industry. The rebuilding project, awarded to construction company Eretvo S.A., must therefore be carried out at different stages to ensure the facility can be operational at all times. To ensure minimal disruption, submerged caisson technology is being used for the new quay, using ready-mix concrete provided by our Greek subsidiary Heracles.
COPave is a lify cycle assessment software specific to roads that helps you improve the carbon footprint of road projects - from pavement design to the selection of raw materials and transport on site.
Head of Public Affairs Cedric de Meeus talks about the round table discussions at the New York Climate Week 2019.
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Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and automotive industry.