Ash Grove Plant Earns Energy Star Status

Ash Grove Cement announced that its Durkee, Ore., cement plant has been awarded the 2016 Energy Star plant certification. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Energy Star certification recognizes the plant’s performance in the top 25 percent of cement manufacturing facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meeting the strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

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McInnis Cement to Use Gaspesian Rail for Cement Distribution

McInnis Cement announced the signing of an agreement with Gaspe railway corporation (Société du chemin de fer de la Gaspésie – SCFG) to distribute cement from New Richmond, Quebec, to various Canadian and U.S. markets. The agreement provides for the transportation of 140,000 tons of cement over a five-year period.

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Cemex Amends Take-Over Bid for Trinidad Cement

Cemex, S.A.B. de C.V. announced that its indirect subsidiary, Sierra Trading, will present a change and variation notice to the Dec. 5 offer and take-over bid for Trinidad Cement Ltd. (TCL). The company is increasing the offer price from TT$4.50 ($0.67) to TT$5.07 ($0.75) per TCL share in its aim to raise its stake in the Caribbean company from 39.5 percent to 74.9 percent.

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