Titan Florida Plant Earns TRUE Platinum Status

cement plant

Better known as Pennsuco, the Titan Florida cement plant in Medley is the first operation of its kind to attain the highest level of certification under the Total Resource Use and Efficiency (TRUE) rating system for zero waste. Administered by the U.S. Green Building Council-aligned Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), TRUE helps facilities around the world define, pursue and achieve…

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Cement Shipments Drop in July

Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in July 2020 were 9.9 million metric tons (Mt), a slight decrease from shipments in July 2019, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through July totaled 57.8 Mt, an increase of 2% from those for the same period…

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LafargeHolcim Harnesses Solar Energy at Cement Plant

solar field

LafargeHolcim in the U.S. opened a new solar field next to its Holcim Hagerstown Cement Plant in Maryland, which will provide clean, renewable energy for the facility’s operations. Built in partnership with Greenbacker Renewable Energy Co., the solar addition is expected to generate 10 MWac of energy on-peak – enough to provide about 25% of the plant’s annual requirements.

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