HeidelbergCement Accelerates Efforts on Portfolio Optimization

HeidelbergCement announced that it has made good progress with the acceleration of its portfolio optimization during the past weeks. The company closed the divestment of its 50 percent share in Ciment Québec and its minority participation in Syria in December 2018. In addition, a former cement plant area within the Cairo metropolitan area has been auctioned, and the divestment of…

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Public Comment Period Extended for Lehigh Permit

Glens Falls, N.Y., officials and local residents called on the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to extend the public comment period for revisions to Lehigh Northeast Cement Co.’s air permit, reported The Post-Star. The plant is seeking approval to use raggertail – a mix of 60 percent plastic and 40 percent paper/cardboard fiber – as alternative fuel.

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