April Cement Shipments Drop Slightly

Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in April 2017 were about 7.6 million metric tons (Mt), slightly less than sales in April 2016, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. The leading producing states for portland and blended cement in April 2017 were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Alabama, in descending order.

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Four Cemex Cement Plants Achieve Energy Star Status

Cemex USA announced that four of its cement plants achieved the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification for 2017, recognized for their efforts in energy efficiency and sustainability. 

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Reducing Carbon in Concrete Through Cement

Concrete is one of the best materials for resilient, durable and energy-efficient structures and buildings, but it can become a significant source of carbon. Andy Spencer, sustainability director for Cemex UK and chair of the UK Sustainable Concrete Forum, discussed how to change this in the latest episode of Construction Climate Talks.

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CSI Releases Low-Carbon Technology Review

A new report published by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) focuses on the availability of the latest technologies and the need to increase research and development that can help the cement industry mitigate its greenhouse gas emissions. In light of the Paris Agreement’s entry into force, the CSI initiated an in-depth review of its original papers from 2009 when the sector issued the first ever low-carbon technology roadmap in partnership with the International Energy Agency (IEA).

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2017 Cement Directory

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Completely updated, the new 2017 North American Cement Directory. Currently available for ordering exclusively from Cement Americas. Order Now