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Dec 04, 2020

CEMEX VENTURES INVESTS IN SOIL CONNECT TO DIGITALIZE EXCAVATION MATERIAL MANAGEMENT AND REDUCE WASTE IN LANDFILLS

Soil Connect is a digital marketplace for excavation materials, primarily soil and aggregates, which reduces the construction industry’s carbon footprint by facilitating the use of materials that would otherwise end up in landfills. MONTERREY, MEXICO AND MADRID, SPAIN. DECEMBER 8, 2020 – CEMEX Ventures, CEMEX’s Corporate Venture Capital and open innovation unit, announced today its […][...]

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Dec 03, 2020

Five gold medalists move forward in Construction Startup Competition 2020

The winners from this year’s competition pitched their solutions during the Digital Pitchday and five startups have been chosen to move on to a Speed Dating round with industry decision makers and investors. After reviewing over 700 startups that competed to become the missing piece in the construction industry during 2020 Construction Startup Competition, and […][...]

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Nov 11, 2020

Meet the Winners: Construction Startup Competition 2020

Almost 700 construction revolutionaries competed to become the missing piece in the industry during the fourth edition of Construction Startup Competition, the most powerful startup challenge in the construction industry. This competition has been the prime event of CEMEX Ventures since its beginnings. The first edition was celebrated in 2017 and it has kept getting […][...]

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Nov 03, 2020

CEMEX AND CARBON UPCYCLING WILL USE NANOTECHNOLOGY TO PRODUCE LOW CO2 CONCRETE

The technology developed seeks to significantly increase industrial by-products availability with cementitious qualities, like fly ash and slag, to produce concretes with a low CO2 footprint.· CEMEX currently uses 3 million tons of residue with these characteristics, and this initiative seeks to contribute to double that consumption by 2030. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: […][...]

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Sep 24, 2020

GRUPO AVINTIA AND CEMEX VENTURES CREATE WALLEX, THE FIRST INDUSTRIALIZED CONSTRUCTION FACTORY IN SPAIN

Wallex is a freestanding, off-site panelized construction system that simplifies traditional construction processes. The new Wallex installation, with a production capacity of approximately 1,000 homes per year, will be in the town of Carabias, in Spain, and will begin operations in December 2020. Grupo Avintia and CEMEX Ventures address the sector’s main challenges: reducing delivery […][...]

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