Construction Technology News


Nov 02, 2021

CEMEX Ventures invests in solar fuel pioneer Synhelion

CEMEX Ventures joins a select group of leading global investors supporting Synhelion. Since 2020, CEMEX and Synhelion began developing an innovative solar-driven technology that aims to eliminate fossil fuels and the carbon footprint in the clinker manufacturing process. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) and CEMEX Ventures (CEMEX´s venture capital unit) announced today their investment in Synhelion, […][...]

Oct 26, 2021

Here are the winners of Construction Startup Competition 2021!

After five years of existence, we continue to nurture and grow our ecosystem of startups and new businesses that transform the day to day of the construction industry. From our first edition of the Construction Startup Competition in 2017 to today, already more than 2,000 startups makeup the ConTech ecosystem, identified through the largest global […][...]

Oct 21, 2021

CEMEX Ventures invests in startup looking to ease global logistics challenges

Startup Voyage Control coordinates the materials supply chain through a digital platform that provides a single and reliable information source. The UK-based startup is developing a solid supply chain ecosystem focusing on product integrations with an app marketplace. CEMEX Ventures and Asian-focused investment fund Taronga Ventures jointly led an investment round in Voyage Control. CEMEX, […][...]

Oct 07, 2021

Deep decarbonization: The great challenge of the future

Deep decarbonization of the industries is key to the efforts being done worldwide to limit the global temperature increase in this century to 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels, while pursuing the means to limit the increase to 1.5 degrees. Why? Global Warming has a devastating impact on the people and planet. More frequent and […][...]

Sep 30, 2021

CEMEX Ventures aims at digitization & sustainability in construction material management through follow-on investment in Soil Connect

Soil Connect is a solution for the high costs and inefficiencies associated with the transport and management of materials like soil from excavation grounds; it´s the first, and only, institutionally backed digital marketplace focused on the multi-billion-dollar soil and aggregates industry. The startup added an eTicketing module that further eliminates all paper-based transactions regarding dirt […][...]