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Cement news highlights: 23 – 27 February

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Awards

India’s JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd has been recognized as one of the 100 most admired brands in Asia, ‘Infrastructure’ category, at an awards ceremony in New Delhi.

Sanghi Industries won first prize for ‘best overall performance’ in the cement category at the 22nd Mines Environment & Mineral Conservation Week 2014 – 2015.

Khutul Cement and Lime JSC has won Mongolia’s state award recognizing its contribution to national development.

Euro cement’s Filaret Galchev has been recognized for his many achievements.

Transport and infrastructure

India’s Rail Budget – cement freight rates have been increased by 2.7%.

CNCo has ordered a self-discharging cement carrier as part of a partnership with New Zealand's Golden Bay Cement.

The Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety event showcased safer HGVs from Scania, Volvo, Mercedes Benz and more.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Freightliner Group from majority shareholders Arcadia.

The Portland Cement Association has called on the federal government to introduce a fully-funded surface transportation bill that would address the impact of both extreme weather conditions and general wear and tear.

This week’s not to be missed articles…

Guy Thompson, The Concrete Centre – MPA, UK, explains how the ongoing commitment of the concrete industry to sustainability can help designers and specifiers achieve sustainable solutions.

Aggregate Industries recently welcomed the BBC’s popular evening television programmer, The One Show.