LafargeHolcim Appoints First Chief Sustainability Officer

LafargeHolcim made a major step this week with the creation of its first chief sustainability officer position as part of the executive committee. The company is accelerating its efforts to be the industry leader on decarbonization, circular economy, health and safety, and corporate social responsibility. Magali Anderson, current head of health and safety, will transition to the position effective Oct. 1.

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Argos Receives Corporate Social Responsibility Seal in Honduras

The Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility in Honduras (FUNDAHRSE) recognized Cementos Argos’ continued commitment to the development and sustainable growth in the country by awarding the producer with its CSR Seal. The foundation annually highlights companies that integrate responsible actions in their business model.

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Cemex Launches Eco-Friendly CEMSlag in California

Cemex USA announced it is now offering CEMSlag – a durable and eco-friendly cement solution that enhances the quality of concrete – in California. CEMSlag is currently CalTrans-approved. 

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Cement Shipments Drop 2.4% in June

Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in June 2019 were 9.1 million metric tons (Mt), a decrease of 2.4% from shipments in June 2018, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through June totaled 46.5 Mt, a slight increase from those for the same period in 2018. 

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