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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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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PCA Names Energy and Environment Award Winners

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced the winners of the 2020 Energy and Environment (E&E) Awards, recognizing outstanding environmental and community relations efforts that go above and beyond what is required. Submissions from plants across the U.S. were evaluated and recognized for environmental efforts completed in 2019.

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