Construction Technology News


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 […][...]

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 […][...]

Nov 03, 2020

CEMEX and Carbon Upcycling will use nanotecnology 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: […][...]

Sep 24, 2020

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 Aranda del Duero, in Spain, and will begin operations in second semester of 2021. Grupo Avintia and CEMEX Ventures address the sector’s […][...]

Sep 17, 2020

CEMEX and Carbon Clean to develop low-cost carbon capture technology

The companies signed an agreement to develop an efficient and affordable carbon capture solution by 2021, which will be the lowest in the cement sector. Studies and an industrial scale-pilot project will begin soon at a CEMEX facility to develop the largest modular carbon capture facility to date in the cement industry at the lowest […][...]