Illinois Cement Wins Mining Approval

After several public meetings, La Salle City Council voted unanimously to approve five recommendations from the city planning commission and 15 ordinances that clear the way for Illinois Cement to mine new land in Dimmick Township, Ill., reported the La Salle News Tribune.

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WCA: Cement Demand Growth to Slow in 2019

The World Cement Association (WCA) expects global cement demand growth to slow down next year, as the positive outlook and signs of recovery seen in the second half of 2016 have started to fade away in the face of rising downside risks emerging in the second quarter of 2018.

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September Cement Shipments Up 3.1 Percent on Year

Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in September 2018 were about 8.4 million metric tons (Mt), down by 4.2 percent from shipments in September 2017, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey.

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HeidelbergCement Quarterly Revenue Up 7 Percent

HeidelbergCement released its financial results for the third quarter of 2018, noting that positive market dynamics continued in all group areas, which led to growth in sales volumes in all business lines.

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