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CRH plc is reportedly nearing an agreement to acquire Branford, Fla.-based Suwannee American Cement from Votorantim Cimentos and Anderson Columbia Co. to further drive growth in North America, according to Bloomberg.com. Bloomberg’s sources said the deal may value Suwannee at $750 million.
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PCA Energy and Environment Awards

The Roanoke Cement Co. Troutville cement plant in Troutville, Va., received the Overall Environmental Excellence Award from the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and Cement Americas magazine as part of the 2014 Cement Industry Energy and Environment...

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Established in 1999 and located in the port of Antwerp, Belgium, Diamur is a producer of cement mortars. With a capacity of about 700,000 metric tpy, the plant produces products in bulk silos and 25-kg bags. It has become a leading producer by developing a reputation for quality and user-friendly...
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Cemento Andino Expands Plant

Venezuela’s Industrial Minister Ricardo Menéndez announced that Cemento Andino will expand production capacity at its Las Llanadas, Trujillo, cement plant. A second line will be installed that will increase the facility’s capacity by 1.2 million metric tons (Mt) to 2 Mt.

A meeting has already been held with Chinese partners who will be involved in the installation of the new production line.

The expansion will enhance the region’s economic and industrial development, as well as be in line with the government’s aim to guarantee industrial efficiency and productivity in the country.

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