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Texas Lehigh Cement and Eagle Materials to launch slag cement facility

10 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials North America has announced that its Texas Lehigh Cement Co LP subsidiary, a 50-50 joint venture with Eagle Materials Inc , will start production this summer at a new slag cement facility in Houston, Texas, USA. Construction of the new slag cement facility is nearlng completion and the new unit is expected to have a manufacturing capacity of approximately 0.5Mta. It will supplement the Texas Lehigh cement plant in Buda, Texas. Chris Hobby, president of Heidelb...

Eagle Materials enters Terra CO2 SCM agreement

07 December 2023, Published under Cement News

Eagle Materials Inc has entered an agreement granting exclusive rights to build and operate three facilities processing up to 240,000tpa of Terra CO 2 ’s Opus SCM, a supplementary cementitious material, from common quarry byproducts or other silicate-rich feeds. The facilities are earmarked for the Greater Denver market. Concrete producers and contractors in this region are preparing for next year’s implementation of the Buy Clean Colorado Act, which promotes low carbon construction mater...

Eagle Materials reports cement revenues up 3% in 1QFY22

30 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Eagle Materials Inc's financial results for the first quarter of FY22, ended 30 June 2021 saw revenue in the Heavy Materials sector, which includes cement, concrete and aggregates, joint venture and intersegment cement revenue, reach US$315m, a three per cent YoY improvement. Heavy Materials operating earnings also increased three per cent to US$67.9m primarily because of improved cement sales prices. Cement revenue, including Joint Venture and intersegment revenue, was up   three per cen...

Eagle Materials sees 18% rise in 3Q revenues

02 February 2021, Published under Cement News

US-based Eagle Materials Inc has reported revenues of US$404.7m in the third quarter of 2020, representing a YoY increase of 18 per cent. Commenting on the third quarter results, Michael Haack, Eagle Materials president and CEO, said, “Our third quarter results demonstrate the overall resilience of our portfolio. Despite continued pandemic-related economic uncertainty, our wallboard shipments were up nine per cent, a third quarter record for American Gypsum, and our cement shipments were u...

Illinois Cement prepares to expand quarry operations

02 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Illinois Cement (Eagle Materials Inc) will soon start work on a new road to bypass an area a quarter of a mile west of its current quarry location on East Third Road in La Salle, USA, where it intends to start blasting a new quarry. After five public meetings in a month at the end of last year, Illinois Cement was granted its requests by the city of La Salle for annexation, special use permits, zoning and road plans to mine new land in Dimmick Township. Illinois Cement's existing quarry lie...

Eagle Materials notes record cement sales in 1Q

31 July 2019, Published under Cement News

US-based Eagle Materials Inc has reported a six per cent YoY fall in revenue to US$370.5m for the quarter ending 30 June 2019.  However, revenue in the Heavy Materials (cement, concrete and aggregates) segment saw a three per cent improvement to US$234.7m. Operating earnings decreased five per cent to US$40.6m, which has been attributed to increased fixed and freight costs alongside poor weather. “Our cement sales volume was up three per cent to a record 1.6Mt in the first quarter despite...

Sachem Head nominates two for Eagle Materials Board

10 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Eagle Materials Inc shareholder Sachem Head Capital Management LP is nominating two people to Eagle Materials’ board, saying the company needs “new voices”. Scott Ferguson, Sachem Head’s managing partner, and Wendy Lane, board member at Willis Tower Watson plc were both nominated. Sachem Head, who reported a 8.9 per cent stake on 28 March 2019, is concerned about the “diversion” of resources as Eagle expanded into oil and gas proppants. While it said it was encouraged by the portfolio re...

Eagle Materials Inc name new COO

14 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Michael Haack has been appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer of Eagle Materials Inc. Prior to joining Eagle, Mr Haack spent 17 years at Halliburton Energy Services, holding successively important operating positions, culminating with the management of Global Operations for Sperry Drilling, a multi-billion dollar company in the drilling and evaluation division of Halliburton. The announcement was made by Dave Powers, CEO, who commented that "Michael has been serving as our C...

Eagle Materials sees record revenues

06 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Eagle Materials Inc saw its 1QFY18-19 revenues hit record levels at US$393.8m, up eight per cent YoY. Net earnings rose 12 per cent from US$54.882m in 1QFY17-18 to US$66.339m in 1QFY18-19. The company saw its results mainly impacted by a US$6.5m pretax increase in maintenance expenses, primarily due to the timing of the annual maintenance outage at the Fairborn cement plant, but also by a US$1.8m litigation loss at its Paperboard subsidiary and US$1.6m of start-up costs at its new frac san...

Eagle Materials chairman to retire from board

19 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Eagle Materials Inc announced that Laurence E Hirsch, chairman, informed he has decided to retire from the board. Richard R Stewart, currently vice chairman of Eagle Material, will succeed Hirsch as chairman.