MAPEI Americas Announces Technical Manager

In line with the entry of MAPEI into the North American cement additives market, Dr. Hugh Wang has assumed the position of technical manager for the company’s Cement Additives Division (C-ADD) business line. In his new role, Dr. Wang manages the research and development laboratory activities for the C-ADD line.

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Cemex Victorville Plant Earns WHC Certification

Cemex USA’s Victorville cement plant, a Southern California staple that recently celebrated its 100th anniversary, received Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) Conservation Certification for its ongoing sustainability, environmental-protection and land-stewardship efforts. Cemex now has 18 WHC-certified sites in North America; 15 are in the U.S.

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HeidelbergCement Sales Volumes Up in Q3

In the third quarter 2016, the sales volumes of HeidelbergCement’s building materials rose significantly as a result of the first consolidation of Italcementi. In addition, demand developed positively in numerous markets, especially in Europe, where sales volumes of cement, ready-mixed concrete and asphalt further increased. In contrast, a very rainy summer in some parts of North America resulted in a slight decline in demand for cement and aggregates.

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August Shipments Up 3.1 Percent

Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in August 2016 were about 9.4 million metric tons (Mt), up by 3.1 percent from sales in August 2015, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. The leading producing states for portland and blended cement in August 2016 were Missouri, Texas, California, Florida and Michigan, in descending order, and these accounted for about 42 percent of the national total.

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