September Cement Shipments Slip 2.8 Percent

Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in September 2016 were about 8.8 million metric tons (Mt), down by 2.8 percent from sales in September 2015, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industrial Survey.

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LafargeHolcim’s Eric Olsen Elected CSI Chairman

Eric Olsen, CEO of LafargeHolcim, will become the new chairman of the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) in 2017, as confirmed at the organization’s annual CEO Meeting in Madrid.

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McInnis Cement Appoints New CEO

McInnis Cement announced the appointment of Hervé Mallet as president and chief executive officer. The company is in the last months of its construction phase and will begin commercial operations in the spring at its 2 million-tpy facility in Port-Daniel-Gascons, part of the Gaspé region in Quebec.

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Roanoke Cement Celebrates OSHA Safety Achievement

Roanoke Cement Co.’s Richmond site reached a safety milestone with admission into the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). SHARP recognizes small business employers who have succeeded with operating exemplary injury and illness prevention through OSHA’s “On-site Consultation Program.” The On-site Consultation Program helps employers highlight potential hazards at their workplace, improve safety programs that are already in place, and offers the opportunity of a one-year exemption from routine OSHA inspections.

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