Louisville to Monitor Air at Kosmos Cement Plant

Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District officials suspect the area near Cemex’s Kosmos Cement Plant in southwest Louisville, Ky., might violate the federal health standard for sulfur dioxide, reported The Courier-Journal.

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LafargeHolcim Announces Board Changes

LafargeHolcim’s board of directors will nominate Patrick Kron for election as a new member at the group’s upcoming Annual General Meeting on May 3. Current co-chair Bruno Lafont as well as board members Philippe Dauman and Alexander Gut have decided to not stand for re-election.

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Cemex Latam Denied Permit Request

Cemex Latam Holdings, a South American subsidiary of Cemex, said it would use only a portion of capacity at its new cement plant near Maceo, Colombia, after environmental authorities denied the company’s request for a larger output.

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Cement Shipments Up for January

Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in January 2017 were about 5.4 million metric tons (Mt), up by 2.9 percent from sales in January 2016, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. The leading producing states for portland and blended cement in January 2017 were Texas, California, Florida, Missouri and Alabama, in descending order.

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