Lafarge Canada Gets Greenlight for Alternative Fuel Project

Nova Scotia announced that it will pay Lafarge Canada about $105 per metric ton – up to $2,100 daily – in a one-year pilot project that will allow the company to burn scrap tires as a low-carbon fuel at its Brookfield plant, according to

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HeidelbergCement Acquires Cemex’s Pacific Northwest Business

HeidelbergCement announced that its U.S. subsidiary Cadman Materials Inc., a part of Lehigh Hanson Inc., has finalized the acquisition of Cemex’s Pacific Northwest Materials Business consisting of aggregate, asphalt and ready mixed concrete operations in Oregon and Washington for a purchase price of $150 million.  

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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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