Cement Shipments Plateau in February

Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in February 2017 were about 6.0 million metric tons (Mt), essentially unchanged from sales in February 2016, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. The leading producing states for portland and blended cement in February 2017 were Texas, California, Missouri, Florida and Alabama, in descending order.

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McInnis Cement Begins Construction of Bronx Terminal

Work is underway at the New York terminal of Montreal-based McInnis Cement, whose eastern Quebec mill is nearing production and positioned to supply markets from the Mid-Atlantic to the Great Lakes. The south Bronx site is part of McInnis’ network of terminals, strategically located throughout the eastern portion of North America and chosen for their access to efficient waterways, as well as their proximity to the market to minimize customers’ tanker truck miles.

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ACBL Withdraws Memphis Silo Plans

American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) withdrew plans to build two 145-ft.-tall dry cement storage silos at the foot of the Mississippi River in Memphis, according to The Daily News

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2017 Cement Directory

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Completely updated, the new 2017 North American Cement Directory. Currently available for ordering exclusively from Cement Americas. Order Now