November Cement Shipments Up 9%

Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in November 2020 were 8.6 million metric tons (Mt), a 9% increase from shipments in November 2019, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through November totaled 95.3 Mt, a slight increase from those for the same period in…

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LafargeHolcim, Schlumberger New Energy to Explore CCS Solutions

LafargeHolcim and Schlumberger New Energy announced a partnership to develop carbon capture and storage (CCS) solutions. The two companies will study the feasibility of capturing carbon from two LafargeHolcim cement plants, based in Europe and North America, using Schlumberger’s carbon sequestration technologies. 

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Lehigh Cement Launches EcoCem PLUS at Edmonton Plant

Lehigh Hanson is extending its recently launched, carbon-wise EcoCem portland limestone cement series with EcoCem PLUS, milled at its Edmonton plant in Alberta, Canada, and available in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The product provides strength and durability while significantly reducing the carbon footprint in concrete.

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