Lafarge Canada to Use Water Treatment Residuals in Cement

Lafarge Canada Inc. and Metro Vancouver have reached a three-year agreement that will see drinking water treatment residuals from the Seymour-Capilano Filtration Plant be used as a material in cement manufacturing. LafargeHolcim’s Global 2030 Sustainability Plan calls for increased waste-derived resources to be used in its manufacturing processes. The agreement with Metro Vancouver represents a minimum of 10,000 metric tons per year.

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Ash Grove Cement Announces New CEO

Ash Grove Cement announced that J. Randall Vance, president and chief operating officer, has been promoted to president and chief executive officer. Charles Sunderland, chairman and chief executive officer and part of the fourth generation of Sunderland family members to lead the majority family-owned business, will remain chairman of the board.

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Cemex USA Dedicates Week to Health Education, Wellness

Cemex’s Health Week ran from Aug. 7-11, and nearly 9,000 employees were encouraged to learn the keys to healthy lifestyles that can enhance their lives. The program focused on the Building Blocks of Health and urged employees to be active, eat and drink wisely, prevent stress, quit tobacco, sleep well and be financially fit.

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