CAC Responds to ‘Emission Omissions’ Study

Michael McSweeney, president and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada, released the following statement in response to a new study by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) that identifies serious gaps in the way carbon is being measured.

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GCC’s Pueblo Plant Earns Energy Star Status

Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua’s (GCC) Pueblo, Colo., cement plant recently received Energy Star certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in recognition of its superior energy performance, reported The Pueblo Chieftain. The plant is the state’s only 2018 Energy Star certified manufacturing plant.

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Cemex Releases 2018 Integrated Report

Cemex, S.A.B. de C.V. published its 2018 Integrated Report “Building a Stronger Cemex,” which includes a complete analysis of the company’s strategic vision, operational performance, corporate governance, and value creation at a global level. The report also highlight’s Cemex’s new 2030 Sustainability Ambitions.

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November Cement Shipments Drop 5.3 Percent

Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in November 2018 were 7.78 million metric tons (Mt), a decrease of 5.3 percent from shipments in November, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through November totaled about 91.5 Mt, an increase of 2.6 percent from those for the same period in 2017. 

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