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In keeping with their commitment to the environment and the PCA - America's Cement Manufacturers’ Roadmap to Carbon Neut...
03/18/2022

In keeping with their commitment to the environment and the PCA - America's Cement Manufacturers’ Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality goals, Buzzi Unicem USA Inc. and Alamo Cement Company will transition to portland-limestone cement by end of year.

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The World Cement Association (WCA) further expanded its international network of members by welcoming Concrete-AI as an ...
03/16/2022

The World Cement Association (WCA) further expanded its international network of members by welcoming Concrete-AI as an associate corporate member.

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A federal administrative law judge in Washington, D.C., has ordered Continental Cement Co. to pay a $17,500 penalty afte...
03/15/2022

A federal administrative law judge in Washington, D.C., has ordered Continental Cement Co. to pay a $17,500 penalty after #MSHA determined it punished a worker for acting as the miners’ representative.

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03/10/2022

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Featuring: CalPortland Acquires Martin Marietta #CementPlant, Other Assets; #Cement Shipments Rise 5.4% in December; Titan America brings PLC to Metro New York, New Jersey and More!

Total shipments of portland and blended #cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in December 202...
03/09/2022

Total shipments of portland and blended #cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in December 2021 were an estimated 8.0 Mt. Shipments for the year through December totaled an estimated 107 Mt.

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Photo: GCC Trident Plant

In honor of International Women's Day, the World Cement Association’s Gender Focus Network released a short video highli...
03/08/2022

In honor of International Women's Day, the World Cement Association’s Gender Focus Network released a short video highlighting the issue of inequality in the cement & concrete sector, as well as sharing what the network plans to do in 2022 to tackle this head on, helping to #BreakTheBias and change perceptions.

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#IWD2022

CEMEX plans to recommission a second kiln at its CPN cement plant in northwest Mexico following the successful restart o...
03/08/2022

CEMEX plans to recommission a second kiln at its CPN cement plant in northwest Mexico following the successful restart of a kiln at the plant in 2021. The $29 million investment will help meet growing #cement demand throughout the western United States.

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Martin Marietta has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Redding, Calif., cement plant and related cement dis...
03/07/2022

Martin Marietta has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Redding, Calif., cement plant and related cement distribution terminals to CalPortland for $250 million in cash. The deal also includes 14 ready mixed concrete plants in California.

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Titan America is now distributing Type IL portland-limestone cement from its Essex Cement storage and distribution facil...
03/04/2022

Titan America is now distributing Type IL portland-limestone cement from its Essex Cement storage and distribution facility at the Port of Newark, N.J., to Metro New York and New Jersey customers.

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#cement

In comments submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office, PCA - America's Cement Manufactu...
03/04/2022

In comments submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office, PCA - America's Cement Manufacturers stated that federal policy and support is vital to accelerate the deployment of technologies that can decarbonize the U.S. industrial sector.

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#decarbonization

Tank Connection’s precision bolted Rolled, Tapered Panel silo was designed to house granulated blast-furnace slag at thi...
03/02/2022

Tank Connection’s precision bolted Rolled, Tapered Panel silo was designed to house granulated blast-furnace slag at this terminal in #Australia.

Find out more from #MiningResourceCtr: http://ow.ly/FZG550I5c9f

#CementTerminal

As part of its efforts to cut CO2 emissions, CEMEX USA successfully introduced lower carbon portland-limestone cement (P...
02/25/2022

As part of its efforts to cut CO2 emissions, CEMEX USA successfully introduced lower carbon portland-limestone cement (PLC) manufactured at its plants in Brooksville, Fla., and Demopolis, Ala., across the southeastern United States.

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#emissions #FutureinAction

The Cement Association of Canada announced the retirement of long-time President and CEO Michael McSweeney who led the o...
02/24/2022

The Cement Association of Canada announced the retirement of long-time President and CEO Michael McSweeney who led the organization for 12 years. Adam Auer, current vice president of environment and sustainability, will succeed McSweeney, effective April 1.

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Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, unveiled its new ship unloader with its first shipment of Florida Department of Transpo...
02/23/2022

Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, unveiled its new ship unloader with its first shipment of Florida Department of Transportation approved #flyash at its upgraded Port Manatee deep water import terminal earlier this month.

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Lafarge Canada has entered into a purchase power agreement (PPA) with Calgary-based electricity company, TransAlta. Lafa...
02/22/2022

Lafarge Canada has entered into a purchase power agreement (PPA) with Calgary-based electricity company, TransAlta. Lafarge will maximize this PPA to supply 100 GWh/year of #windpower (electricity only) to its Exshaw #cement plant.

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Slag Cement Association (SCA). The association serves as a leading source of...
02/22/2022

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Slag Cement Association (SCA). The association serves as a leading source of knowledge for #slagcement and slag blended cements through promotion, education and technology development.

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As part of its commitment to #sustainability, Argos is converting production and distribution to portland-limestone ceme...
02/22/2022

As part of its commitment to #sustainability, Argos is converting production and distribution to portland-limestone cement (PLC) at its Roberta plant (Calera, Ala.) and three North Carolina terminals by the end of the second quarter of 2022.

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#cement

“PCA applauds the Biden-Harris administration for highlighting the importance of the industrial sector in tackling the c...
02/21/2022

“PCA applauds the Biden-Harris administration for highlighting the importance of the industrial sector in tackling the climate crisis," said PCA - America's Cement Manufacturers President and CEO Michael Ireland.

Read his full statement here: http://ow.ly/SuWl50I0vq7 #climatechange

The #LehighCement plant in Mason City, Iowa, welcomed Congressman Randy Feenstra (R-Iowa-04) last month for a visit and ...
02/21/2022

The #LehighCement plant in Mason City, Iowa, welcomed Congressman Randy Feenstra (R-Iowa-04) last month for a visit and plant tour.

Learn more about the visit: http://ow.ly/TE5250I0vcI

According to the new financial report published by the Central Bank, the #Argentine #economy this year will register an ...
02/18/2022

According to the new financial report published by the Central Bank, the #Argentine #economy this year will register an increase of 4% if the country closes the agreement with the International Monetary Fund to refinance its $45 billion dollar debt.

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The World Cement Association announced that #GREYCO, an international expert consultancy for the #constructionmaterials ...
02/14/2022

The World Cement Association announced that #GREYCO, an international expert consultancy for the #constructionmaterials industry, has joined its global network as an associate corporate member.

Learn more: http://ow.ly/XAXW50HTl9Z

02/10/2022

#CementAmericas e-news includes: CEMEX Synhelion Produce World’s First #Solar Clinker; November #Cement Shipments Jump 9.2%; Lehigh Cement Co., Enbridge Partner on Carbon Storage Project; GCC Reports Positive Results for 2021 and More!

Read here: http://ow.ly/WLCF50HRK4t

CEMEX #PuertoRico renewed its leasing contract at Port of San Juan’s Pier 16 for another 20 years, according to Puerto R...
02/08/2022

CEMEX #PuertoRico renewed its leasing contract at Port of San Juan’s Pier 16 for another 20 years, according to Puerto Rico Ports Authority Executive Director Joel Pizá Batiz.

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The Maryland Department of the Environment (DOE) has secured an enforcement action against the Holcim #cement plant in H...
02/08/2022

The Maryland Department of the Environment (DOE) has secured an enforcement action against the Holcim #cement plant in Hagerstown for alleged violations of #cleanair regulations.

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Argos, the cement company of Grupo Argos, received the Gold Class distinction in S&P Global’s 2022 Sustainability Yearbo...
02/07/2022

Argos, the cement company of Grupo Argos, received the Gold Class distinction in S&P Global’s 2022 Sustainability Yearbook for promoting and implementing excellent environmental, social and corporate governance practices.

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Total shipments of portland and blended #cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in November 202...
02/07/2022

Total shipments of portland and blended #cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in November 2021 were an estimated 9.4 Mt, an increase of 9.2% from November 2020.

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“GCC had another extraordinary year surpassing $1 billion in sales with record high EBITDA, despite the inflationary env...
02/04/2022

“GCC had another extraordinary year surpassing $1 billion in sales with record high EBITDA, despite the inflationary environment and supply chain challenges,” said Enrique Escalante, GCC’s chief executive officer.

Find out GCC's Q4 and FY 2021 results: http://ow.ly/VbB350HN7vW

In a significant step toward developing fully solar-driven cement plants, CEMEX and #Synhelion have successfully produce...
02/04/2022

In a significant step toward developing fully solar-driven cement plants, CEMEX and #Synhelion have successfully produced the world’s first solar #clinker.

Learn more: http://ow.ly/pw0b50HLZgr
PHOTO: Cemex

Lehigh Cement, HeidelbergCement’s North American subsidiary, and Enbridge signed a memorandum of understanding to collab...
02/03/2022

Lehigh Cement, HeidelbergCement’s North American subsidiary, and Enbridge signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on a carbon storage project for Lehigh’s #cement plant in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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“The #IIJA is extremely important to maintain healthy growth rates in #cement consumption,” said PCA - America's Cement ...
02/03/2022

“The #IIJA is extremely important to maintain healthy growth rates in #cement consumption,” said PCA - America's Cement Manufacturers Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Ed Sullivan. “Given the timing, significant #infrastructure spending will materialize just as higher interest rates slow private sector #construction, particularly in housing.”

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Caltrans HQ approved the use of low-carbon #cement to help reduce the carbon footprint of California’s transportation sy...
01/27/2022

Caltrans HQ approved the use of low-carbon #cement to help reduce the carbon footprint of California’s transportation system. Switching to portland-limestone cement (PLC) has the potential to reduce CO2 #emissions by 28,000 tpy.

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01/27/2022

#CementAmericas features: PCA - America's Cement Manufacturers Shares 2022 Focus for Carbon Neutral Plan, #Caltrans Moves Forward with Low-Carbon Cement, #LafargeHolcim Continues to Build PLC Production, CEMEX USA Expands Renewable #Diesel Use and More!

Read more: http://ow.ly/92Bj50HFEtw

The Portland Cement Association unveiled its near-term goals and 2022 focus for the #cement and #concrete industry’s Roa...
01/27/2022

The Portland Cement Association unveiled its near-term goals and 2022 focus for the #cement and #concrete industry’s Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality, a plan to make the entire value chain #carbonneutral by 2050, at last week’s #WOC2022 in Las Vegas.

Read more: http://ow.ly/fEcJ50HEqfT

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We kick off our International Mine Health and Safety Online Conference and hear about the Canadian journey to Zero Harm, in series 2. With our first speaker Roy Slack from Cement Americas, who will be talking to Beyond process and culture – The ongoing journey to zero in the Canadian mining industry, from 14:10. Remember STUDENTS get FREE entry. Book your seat now - https://bit.ly/2DqdsLl Thank you to our sponsor Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC)
We kick off our International Mine Health and Safety Online Conference and hear about the Canadian journey to Zero Harm, in series 2. With our first speaker Roy Slack from Cement Americas, who will be talking to Beyond process and culture – The ongoing journey to zero in the Canadian mining industry, from 14:10. Remember STUDENTS get FREE entry. Book your seat now - https://bit.ly/2DqdsLl Thank you to our sponsor Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC)
The 13 August 2020 sees our International Mine Health and Safety Online Conference 2020 back with Series 2 - @Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, from 14:00 to 17:00. With international speakers Roy Slack, P.Eng. from Cement Americas, Canada. Talking - Beyond process and culture – The ongoing journey to zero in the Canadian mining industry A Case Study: Voisey Bay Mine JT Ryan National Award Winner Select Mines 2020. Presented by Gary Annett, from @Vale, Canada. Kamaljeet (Kam) Bhangu (CRSP) from Debeers Mine Gahcho Kue also presents a Case Study: DeBeers Canada, Gahcho Kué Mine. Ending off with A Canadian Safety Professional's Journey - What I've learned about systems and culture from Mike Parent, a Prevention Services at Workplace Safety North, Canada. Each sessions with empale time for a questions and answer segment to ensure you get your monies worth. Book your seat today - https://bit.ly/2DqdsLl Thank you to our sponsor Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC)
Our International Mine Health and Safety Conference 2020 has officially kicked off with series 1 being held yesterday. The 13 August 2020, we kick off Series 2: Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum. A truly international line up, and you get to be a part of it from the comfort and safety of your home or office. On Thursday the 13th we will be hearing from @Roy Slack, from Cement Americas, Canada. Talking -Beyond process and culture – The ongoing journey to zero in the Canadian mining industry from 14:10–14:40. Followed by a Case Study on Voisey Bay Mine JT Ryan National Award Winner Select Mines 2020 presented by @Gary Annett, from @Vale, Canada at 14:50–15:20. 15:30–16:00 also sees us looking at another Case Study: from Debeers Mine Gahcho Kue, presented by Kamaljeet (Kam) Bhangu ( CRSP), @DeBeers Group Managed Operation, DeBeers Group, S&SD, Calgary, Canada. Ending off the series from 16:10–16:40 A Canadian Safety Professional's Journey - What I've learned about systems and culture presented by @Mike Parent, Prevention Services at Workplace Safety North, Canada. We trust you have booked your seat - https://bit.ly/2DqdsLl Thank you to our sponsor Mine Health and Safety Councill (MHSC)