PCA, MSHA Renew Safety and Health Alliance

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) renewed for another three years an ongoing alliance aimed at fostering safer and more healthful working conditions in the cement industry. Originally established in November 2008, the agreement has enabled PCA and MSHA to provide information, education and training, and technical assistance to help protect the health and safety of all cement industry employees.

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McInnis Cement Kicks Off Construction for Sainte-Catherine Terminal

In anticipation of the operation of its Port-Daniel–Gascons cement plant, McInnis Cement announced plans for the construction of one of its cement terminals that will be utilized to ensure the distribution of bulk cement to markets via their maritime services.

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Solidia Technologies Joins Effort to Develop Sustainable Alternative Cementitious Materials

Scientists from Solidia Techologies joined other leaders in infrastructure materials research gathered at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center to discuss the need for sustainable alternative cementitious materials in the face of America’s mounting infrastructure issues. Solidia Technologies’ Principal Scientist Sada Sahu, Ph.D., presented “Performance of Carbonated Concrete” during the third bi-annual Workshop on Emerging Developments Related to Alkali-Aggregate-Reaction (AAR) and the Use of Alternative Cementitious Materials (ACMs) in Highway Infrastructure.

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Cementos Argos Tops Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Cementos Argos was included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth consecutive year, this time as an industry leader: Construction Materials, with results that support its leadership in social, environmental and economic issues. Each year about 2,500 global companies, listed on the stock exchange, belonging to about 59 economic sectors, are invited to participate.

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