May Cement Shipments Drop Slightly

Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in May 2019 were 9.3 million metric tons (Mt), a slight decrease from shipments in May 2018, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through May totaled 37.4 Mt, an increase of 2.5% from those for the same period in 2018. 

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Project CO₂MENT Officially Launches at Lafarge Canada Plant

LafargeHolcim is increasing its efforts to further improve the carbon-efficiency of its cements with the launch of Project CO₂MENT at its Richmond, B.C., Canada, plant. The objective is to build the world’s first full-cycle solution to capture and reuse CO2 from a cement plant while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The project is a partnership between Lafarge Canada, Inventys and Total.

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