CeraTech Establishes New Standard for Sustainable Cement

CeraTech announced the release of an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for ekkomaxx cement concrete. This is the first EPD completed for a non-portland bulk cement. It enables architects, leading design firms and contractors to independently substantiate and confirm the tremendous environmental differences between portland and non-portland cement technologies.

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IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Conference Debuts App

The IEEE-IAS/PCA 56th Annual Cement Industry Conference, April 13 - 17, 2014, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, D.C, will have a new conference mobile app to enhance attendees’ experience.

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Buzzi Unicem to Expand Texas Cement Plant

Buzzi Unicem USA announced that it plans to modernize and expand its cement production facility located at Maryneal, Texas. The project will reduce the plant’s environmental footprint while more than doubling capacity to serve the increasing demand for cement for the construction and oil and gas industries.

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Clinker Shipment Marks Start of Jamaica-Venezuela Trade Agreement

Caribbean Cement Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the TCL Group, announced an agreement to supply 100,000 tons of clinker to Venezuela from December 2013 to April 2014, according to local news sources. The arrangement was facilitated under the PetroCaribe Agreement, a compensation mechanism whereby Jamaica could repay the loan to Venezuela with goods and services in lieu of cash.

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