Cement Shipments Jump 16% in March

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Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in March 2021 were an estimated 9.0 million metric tons (Mt), a 16% increase from shipments in March 2020, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through March totaled an estimated 21.4 Mt, a slight increase from those for…

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Martin Marietta Heads West with $2.3B Lehigh Hanson Deal

Martin Marietta will significantly boost its West Coast presence in a $2.3 billion cash deal for the bulk of Lehigh Hanson’s West Region operations in Arizona, California, Nevada and Oregon. The acquisition provides the company with a new upstream materials-led growth platform across several of the nation’s largest and fastest growing megaregions.

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