Eagle Materials Reports Second Quarter Earnings

Eagle Materials Inc. reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 ended Sept. 30, 2016. The company’s construction products and building materials businesses performed well during the quarter, with the Cement business reporting record second quarter operating earnings of $50.7 million. Second quarter cash flow from operations improved 22 percent and was used to fund capital improvements, pay dividends, reduce debt and repurchase shares.

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Holcim (US) Hagerstown Plant Completes $96M Modernization Project

Holcim (US), a member of LafargeHolcim, unveiled this week the new, modernized plant at its Hagerstown, Md., facility after a two-year modernization project. By investing $96 million to maintain high-quality manufacturing standards in accordance with newly imposed, more stringent NESHAP environmental regulations, the plant has increased clinker production by approximately 200,000 tons to help support construction and development in Hagerstown, the Greater Western Maryland region, Baltimore and Washington D.C.

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