Construction Technology News


May 20, 2021

New building materials to change the construction industry

The call for innovation in the construction industry involves every relevant player in the construction value chain and that includes those in charge of supplying the building materials for a project. Lucky for us, at CEMEX Ventures we know a thing or two about the world´s most used construction materials, cement and concrete. The use […][...]

May 14, 2021

A complete guide about the built environment

As part of this year´s Construction Startup Competition, we are looking for startups that offer solutions that fall under the category “Efficient Jobsite & Built Environment”. This means we are looking for startups that offer improved communication and information systems, data analysis & optimization, schedule management, enhanced HSEQ procedures (health, safety, environment & quality) and […][...]

Apr 29, 2021

What is carbon footprint and what can you do to reduce yours?

For the past decades, the green movement, environmentally conscious and eco-friendly phrases have gained their spot in every industry marketing material. Whether its clothes made from sustainable fabrics, organic food, or green concrete, its no surprise that sustainability has become the protagonist of this era. Yet when we speak construction, sustainable solutions have recently been […][...]

Apr 14, 2021

Construction Startup Competition 2021 opens call for entrepreneurs building the new legends in construction

CEMEX Ventures, Ferrovial, Hilti, VINCI Group´s Leonard and NOVA by Saint-Gobain renew their alliance and are joined by GS Group, Korean business conglomerate focused on energy, retail and construction, and Haskell, leading American firm offering architecture, engineering and construction solutions, in the search for the most promising startups. Carbon footprint mitigation, supply chain management, efficient […][...]

Mar 30, 2021

The ultimate guide to invest in startup companies

By: Juan Nieto Villamando Juan Nieto is the Asia Representative and Investment Analyst for CEMEX Ventures in Shanghai. He expands CEMEX Ventures´ reach in the Asia Pacific region by building and growing the Contech ecosystem in the area. Juan works in the scouting, analysis, and investment of promising solutions, supporting them and their growth in the […][...]