IEEE-IAS-CIC East Coast Subcommittee Announces Technical Conference

The IEEE-IAS-CIC East Coast Subcommittee 2018 Technical Conference will be held Oct. 25-26 at the Renaissance Hotel in Allentown, Pa. The program will provide plant personnel with timely technical information through workshops and presentations.

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PCA Emphasizes Importance of Alternative Fuels Policy Reform

During a roundtable meeting with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, the Portland Cement Association (PCA) commended the progress the agency has made with their Smart Sectors program, while also calling for changes to its non-hazardous secondary materials (NHSM) policy. The cement industry is one of the 14 industries participating in the Smart Sectors program.

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LafargeHolcim Completes Modernization of Weirton Cement Terminal

LafargeHolcim completed a multi-million-dollar modernization project that restored and expanded a cement terminal at its Weirton, W.Va., facility. The site, which had been inactive for 10 years, will now be used to store and distribute the company’s specialty well cements for the oil and gas industry in the Appalachian region.

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PCA Applauds House Passage of FAA Reauthorization Act

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which includes provisions supported by the cement industry. PCA urged the U.S. Senate to pass the bill before FAA authorization expires on September 30th.

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