Pruitt Discusses EPA Vision at PCA Board Meeting

 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt outlined his vision for the EPA and addressed regulatory issues of concern to America’s cement manufacturing industry at the Portland Cement Association’s (PCA) Spring Board of Directors Meeting. Pruitt expressed optimism and his vision of a new style of leadership at EPA. 

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EPA and Nevada Cement Reach Settlement

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an agreement with the Nevada Cement Co. to install new air pollution control technology at its Fernley, Nev., facility and replace a heavy-duty diesel truck and a diesel railcar mover at the facility with clean emissions vehicles. The agreement improves Nevada Cement’s compliance with federal clean air laws and resolves alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.

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HeidelbergCement Reports Positive First Quarter Results

In the first quarter 2017, sales volumes of HeidelbergCement’s building materials rose substantially as a result of the consolidation of Italcementi, according to the company. The continued recovery of the construction industry in North America and Europe also had a positive impact on the development of sales volumes. In contrast, development in the emerging countries was mixed.

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