USGS Releases Cement Summary

According to the recently released “Mineral Commodity Summaries 2013,” about 71 million tons of portland cement and 2 million tons of masonry cement were produced in 2012; the output was from 98 plants in 35 states and two plants in Puerto Rico. Production continued to be very low compared with levels in 2002–2007, which exceeded 90 million tons per year,…

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Ruiz to Lead Holcim (US), Aggregate Industries US

Filiberto Ruiz has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Holcim (US) and Aggregate Industries US, succeeding Bernard Terver, who transitions to chairman of the board. Ruiz has served as the company’s deputy chief executive officer since August 2012 and has been with the company for more than 26 years, holding a range of general management, manufacturing and…

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PCA Stresses Commitment to Promotion and Advocacy

Hosting a World of Concrete opening day luncheon, PCA President and CEO Gregory Scott and 2013 Chairman Cary Cohrs underscored the group’s commitment to industry-wide promotion and greater advocacy efforts in the nation’s capital. The February 5 event marked the introduction of newly appointed PCA leadership to representatives from major national groups in concrete production and construction, and one of…

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