Holcim (US) Plant Completes $100M Modernization

Holcim (US), a member of LafargeHolcim, unveiled its new plant at its Ada, Okla., facility after a three-year modernization project. The investment focused on construction of a new kiln line that would meet and exceed emission limits, improve operational performance and increase capacity to meet market growth. As a result, manufacturing capacity is anticipated to increase by 20 percent, producing approximately 682,000 metric tons of cement annually to support the region’s transportation and construction industries.

Read more ...

PCA Announces Award Winners During D.C. Event

During last month’s Portland Cement Association’s (PCA) Spring Board Meeting and Fly-In in Washington, D.C., the association recognized companies for their outstanding environmental and community relations efforts, creative safety enhancing projects, and outstanding safety performance in the manufacturing of portland cement.

Read more ...

Cementos Argos’ Revenue Drops in First Quarter

Cementos Argos’ consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2017 were COP 2.08 trillion ($719 million), down 6.1 percent year-over-year, and EBITDA was COP 274 billion ($94.7 million), down 35.5 percent. The results were impacted mainly by operations in Colombia and the expected seasonality in the U.S. after the consolidation of the Martinsburg, W.Va., plant and eight related terminals from HeidelbergCement.

Read more ...

2017 Cement Directory

NACD
 

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

Resource Center

Let's stay in touch!

All of the latest news and our digital edition sent to your inbox once a week.

We'll never share your email address, and you can opt out at any time, we promise.