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Beton Provincial acquires CRH Canada assets

23 May 2024, Published under Cement News

Béton Provincial has concluded its deal with CRH Canada Group Inc , acquiring assets in Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador as well as the state of New York. As a result, Béton Provincial now operates one of the largest distribution networks in eastern North America. The company now owns Ash Grove Cement's Joliette cement plant, six cement terminals (three in Newfoundland and Labrador, two in Greater Montreal and one in Solvay, New York), nine ready-mix concrete plants (including seven in...

Durkee plant orders new cement mill

09 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Ash Grove Cement ( CRH ) has announced plans to build a new cement mill at its cement plant in Durkee, Oregon , USA. The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2024. The new cement mill will transform the Durkee plant, enabling it to produce low-carbon cement to meet the growing market demand for sustainable building materials. It will support multiple markets across the region by increasing capacity with no net increase in carbon emissions. "The transition to low-carbon...

PCA announces 2023 Energy and Environment Award winners

21 August 2023, Published under Cement News

The Portland Cement Association (PCA), which represents the majority of America’s cement manufacturers, has announced the winners of its 2023 Energy and Environment Awards.  PCA Energy and Environment Awards are given to companies that have implemented outstanding environmental practices and have forged exemplary relationships with communities where their cement plants are located, says the PCA.  Submissions from plants across the US were evaluated and recognised for environmental effort...

Leamington Cement plant makes savings with new finish mill

22 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Ash Grove Cement’s ( CRH group ) Leamington plant in Utah, USA, recently completed a project to upgrade the internals of the finish mill. The project increased grinding efficiency and power savings on the mill system. Working with Rocky Mountain Power, the plant received an incentive check for the power savings of the project totalling US$507,781.95.

US$1.7m grant awarded for Missouri S&T CO2 capture project

19 September 2022, Published under Cement News

The National Science Foundation has awarded a US$1.7m grant to researchers at Missouri S&T to develop a system to capture CO 2 and use it for blended cement, ultimately contributing to the decarbonisation of the cement industry. “Our goal is to deliver an innovative, integrated and adaptable capture-and-conversion system while producing valuable cement supplements from waste CO 2 ,” says Dr Fateme Rezaei, The Linda and Bipin Doshi Associate Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engi...

Ash Grove Cement cuts ribbon on Port Manatee ship unloader

09 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Ash Grove Cement (CRH group) unveiled its brand-new state-of-the-art ship unloader with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Port Manatee deep water import terminal in Florida, USA. This maiden shipment completes the grand reopening of the terminal, which began in early 2021. The project will improve Ash Grove's capacity to import cement, slag, and fly ash to meet customers' existing and future needs while maintaining maximum efficiency and minimising environmental impact by eliminating dust ...

Ash Grove to modernise Port Manatee terminal with new ship unloader

24 September 2020, Published under Cement News

CRH-owned Ash Grove Cement (formerly Suwannee American Cement) is undertaking a major transformation project at its Port Manatee deepwater import terminal in Florida. The project will improve Ash Grove’s capacity to import cement, cement slag and flyash to meet the existing and future needs of customers in the Florida and south Georgia markets. The upgrade project includes the addition of a high-capacity FLSmidth/Kovako ship unloader at the terminal, together with the upgrade of existi...

Ash Grove Cement seeks license for shale-clay quarry in Montana

01 January 2020, Published under Cement News

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is accepting public comment on a draft environmental assessment for a shale-clay exploration project proposed by Ash Grove Cement Company near Montana City. The DEQ received an amendment to Ash Groves Exploration License on October 11 to extract a 10,000t bulk sample of shale for chemical testing. The site is above Ash Grove's existing Clark Gulch Quarry off Jackson Creek Road, west of Montana City. In addition to the bulk sample, Ash ...

CRH receives approval to acquire Ash Grove Cement

15 June 2018, Published under Cement News

CRH Plc has received regulatory approval to acquire Ash Grove Cement Co. The US Federal Trade Commission has issued its consent order, with the US$3.5bn transaction expected to close in June 2018. CRH has agreed to divest assets to secure antitrust approval for the deal. As a result, the company will sell a cement plant and quarry in Montana, sand and gravel pits in Nebraska and four facilities (two limestone quarries and two asphalt plants) in Kansas, according to Reuters.


01 November 2017, Published under Cement News

The shareholders of Ash Grove Cement have now approved the take-over by CRH, adding eight cement works, 52 batching plants and 45 aggregates extraction sites. The potential alternative offer for Ash Grove suggested by Summit Materials did not occur.