Eagle Materials to Acquire Kosmos Cement for $665M

Eagle Materials Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Kosmos Cement Co. (a 75/25 joint venture between Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. and Buzzi Unicem S.p.A.), to purchase Kosmos’ Louisville, Ky., cement plant, as well as seven distribution terminals and raw material reserves. The plant has the capacity to produce nearly 1.7 million tons of cement annually,…

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WCA Adds FLSmidth China to Network

The World Cement Association (WCA) continues to grow its international network of member companies with the recent addition of FLSmidth China, a wholly owned subsidiary of Denmark-based FLSmidth. The market-leading supplier of production facilities, equipment and service solutions for the global mining and cement industries joins WCA as an associate member.

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