Jun 13, 2022

What is Project Planning and how to do it step by step

Once upon a time in a not so very far away past, construction project planning was done using two tools we´ve learned to grasp since a very early age: pen and paper. Long before Excel ruled our day to day lives, and digital tools started blossoming for the Contech ecosystem, all project planning was done […]

May 04, 2022

CEMEX Invests in Automated Concrete Monitoring Technology

CEMEX invests in Chilean startup ObraLink with innovative technology to accelerate the digital transformation of the construction industry. CEMEX gains access to a fully automated solution that reduces construction times and costs through a comprehensive concrete pouring and hardening monitoring process. MONTERREY, MEXICO. MAY 4, 2022 – CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) announced today that […]

Apr 25, 2022

Pitchday 2022: from the world to Groundbreak in New Orleans

We are getting closer to the days where saying “can you hear me?” will no longer be the first thing a potential investor hears from you when you first meet them. As exciting and fruitful as the past digitally-led two years have been for the Contech ecosystem, which saw its biggest investment rounds to date […]

Apr 06, 2022

Green Construction, the sustainable future

As sustainable regulations continue to be on the rise, conversation around green construction methodologies is becoming the “it” trend in the industry. In 2021, investment around green technologies and climate tech related solutions grew to $87.5 billion in the year leading up to Jun. 30, according to research from PwC. Yet, investment in technologies that actually represent 80% […]

Mar 16, 2022

Worldwide Industry Leaders Launch Sixth Edition of Construction Startup Competition

CEMEX Ventures partners again with leaders Dysruptek by Haskell, Ferrovial, GS Futures, Hilti, VINCI Group´s Leonard, NOVA by Saint Gobain, and welcomes Black & Veatch, Procore Technologies, and Zacua Ventures. Construction Startup Competition 2022 looks for the strongest sustainability solutions, improving productivity and supply chain management, and building with innovative new methods and materials. The […]