Holcim US to increase capacity at Ada works, USA

Holcim US to increase capacity at Ada works, USA
Published: 09 June 2014


Holcim US Inc is planning to invest US$100m to modernise its Ada cement works which will see an increase in capacity at the Oklahoma-based plant.

Robin DeCarlo, vice president of Holcim corporate communications, told local newspaper Ada News that is has submitted an application for a permit to the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality earlier this week and expects to begin upgrading its facilities in Ada between October and December 2014.

DeCarlo said the company will release more details once the permit hurdle has been cleared. She indicated that the plans would include upgrading the kiln line, adding: “The modernisation will increase our plant’s capacity in Ada by about 20 per cent.”