Holcim’s North American operations has invited offers through June 11 on over a million tons of coal and more than 300,000 tons of petroleum coke for delivery in 2005.The company has invited offers from virtually all over the United States, but is open also to offers from abroad on both products, as well as offers on multi-year supplies. Coal offers have been asked on an FOB mine basis, while petcoke
offers generally are accepted on a plant-delivered basis. Specific coal supply origins targeted by the tender include Montanas Bull Mountain mine, the Powder River Basin, Colorado and Utah, as well as both Central and Northern Appalachia. For additional information, contact Jim Gilbert at 734-529-4547.