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New Head of Technology at David Ball...09/05/2017

We are pleased to announce that Dr Kostas Koutselas has joined us as the Group Technology Manager at David Ball Group. Having previously worked in senior technical and research roles for Aggregate Industries, Unibeton and Fosroc, including international positions in Dubai and Qatar, Kostas is... MORE

Green Sky Thinking: Can construction...12/05/2015

The construction industry has the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but only if it is open to innovation and change with a more holistic approach. “It is predicted that the green construction industry will be worth 290 billion dollars by 2017”, said Victoria Ball,... MORE

We are exhibiting at Evolving Concrete...20/04/2015

We are exhibiting at Evolving Concrete 2015 We are exhibiting at the first ever Evolving Concrete exhibition run by The Concrete Society. This event will present a series of technical seminars on current topics for the industry alongside an exhibition of companies, products and services... MORE

Green Sky Thinking debate asks: ‘Can...16/04/2015

David Ball Group sponsors the panel debate, taking place in London on 23rd April 2015 The Government’s 2025 Industrial Strategy for Construction has called for a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the industry, demonstrating a need now more than ever for sustainability to... MORE

David Ball Group announces investment...07/04/2015

David Ball Group, a leading and innovative UK based manufacturer and supplier of cement admixture products and ultra-low carbon, cement free concrete, has announced it has received investment from The Wheatsheaf Group.  The Cambridge based company has a 130 year legacy of materials... MORE

Cemfree a Giant Success at Ecobuild16/03/2015

Cemfree, the world’s first truly sustainable concrete, with the potential to revolutionise the construction industry, received tremendous interest at Ecobuild 2015 with a number of high profile attendees visiting the stand including Lord Prescott, former SMR Deputy Prime... MORE

Game-Changing Cemfree Showcased At...02/03/2015

Cemfree, the world’s first truly sustainable concrete, with the potential to revolutionise the construction industry, is to be showcased at Ecobuild on the 3rd – 5th March 2015 (stand number N3042).  Cemfree is a zero-cement structural concrete that uses a by-product of... MORE

Cemfree Wins Skanska’s Supply Chain...05/12/2014

Skanska UK, the world’s leading construction group, has awarded this year’s coveted Supply Chain Green Solutions Awards to Cemfree, the first truly sustainable, structural concrete. Invented and developed by David Ball Group PLC, a Cambridge-based research-led company, Cemfree... MORE

Construction: The Undiscovered Goldmine...03/12/2014

The construction industry has considerable potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but only if it is open to innovation and change with a more holistic approach.   68% of construction professionals think not enough is being done to reduce carbon in the industry, says a new... MORE

David Ball responds to Owen Paterson's...20/10/2014

David Ball's response to Owen Paterson's proposal to scrap the UK's Climate Change Act Owen Paterson, former Environment Secretary, has claimed that the Climate Change Act is fatally flawed and proposes that Britain should withdraw from the legislation. In response David Ball, Founder and... MORE

Cemfree’s Game Changing Green...16/10/2014

Cemfree, the world’s first truly sustainable, structural concrete, has won the prestigious CONSTRUCT award for innovation, reflecting the ground-breaking potential of the new product.   Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) is the third highest man-made producer of CO2, and is used... MORE

Cemfree at Ecobuild08/07/2014

David Ball Group are pleased to announce that they launched their revolutionary new product Cemfree at Ecobuild this year. Ecobuild, the world’s largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment, took place on the 4th-6th March 2014 at the ExCel Exhibition and... MORE

Award-winning Cemfree zero-cement...09/01/2014

David Ball Group is pleased to announce that they are launching their revolutionary new product Cemfree at Ecobuild this year. Ecobuild, the world’s largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment, takes place on the 4th-6th March 2014 at the ExCel Exhibition... MORE

David Ball Group rewarded for Low...18/04/2013

Innovative Cambridge-based business David Ball Group has been awarded £30,000 by Shell to help develop a pioneering idea that could put it at the cutting-edge of the UK’s new low carbon economy. David Ball Group is a research-led company specialising in developing and... MORE