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Mason City Cement receives US senator Joni Ernst

12 January 2023, Published under Cement News

On the visit of US Senator Joni Ernst to Heidelberg Materials ' Mason City Cement plant, David Perkins, vice president of government affairs and communications North America for Heidelberg Materials, said the company is committed to generating 50 per cent of its revenue from sustainable products by 2030. Mr Perkins and other company officials added that they also plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 50 per cent by 2030.  "The fact that they do use a lot of recycled materials, a lot...

Glenn Falls staff to be released in April 2023

21 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson Cement has announced that staff lay-offs at its Glens Falls cement plant in Indiana, USA, will begin in April 2023. Around 85 employees are due to be laid off.  In a regulatory filing with the state Department of Labor, the plant's Texas owners, Lehigh Hanson, said lay-offs would take place in the two weeks between April 3 and 17 of next year, although some employees would be kept on as the plant is shut down in phases. The entire process would be completed by the end of...

Lehigh Hanson set to close Glens Falls plant

22 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson 's Glens Falls cement plant, based in New York State, USA, is set to close next year with operations shifting to the newly-modernised Mitchell plant in Indiana, according to local news reports. “The decision to halt production at a plant is always difficult,” Alex Car, president of Lehigh Hanson’s Northeast Region, said in a statement published by the Glens Falls Chronicle. “We are thankful for the dedication and efforts of our Glens Falls workforce over the years and we ...

Lehigh Hanson acquires concrete and asphalt recycling company

05 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson, Inc has acquired JEV Recycling Inc a key recycler of concrete and asphalt with a large facility in Woodinville, Washington, USA. With the addition of the JEV business, Lehigh Hanson continues to strengthen its portfolio of recycled materials in the Greater Seattle area to better meet the increasing need for more sustainable construction materials.  “The acquisition of JEV Recycling represents an important step for Lehigh Hanson as we grow our business beyond cement and ag...

Lehigh Hanson awarded US$3.7m for Mitchell carbon capture project

01 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson, Inc ( HeidelbergCement Group ) has received approximately US$3.7m funding from the US Department of Energy’s (DoE) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management to conduct a front-end engineering design (FEED) study retrofitting Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America Inc’s carbon capture technology at its Mitchell cement plant , Indiana. The company is also contributing about US$1.1m in funding, which brings the total value for the project to around US$4.8m. Commercial engine...

Lehigh Hanson Inc 'tops-off' the steel section of its Mitchell stack

26 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson Inc ( HeidelbergCement ) is pleased to announce the placement of the final section of steel for the stack at its new state-of-the-art Lehigh Cement plant in Mitchell , Indiana, USA. The Lehigh plant hosted a ‘topping out’ ceremony on Friday, 22 July 2022, where Lehigh employees, representatives from the construction team, contractors and local dignitaries signed the steel section before it was hoisted to top out the stack.  A ‘topping out’ ceremony is a long-standing trad...

Inside Lehigh Hanson’s Mitchell K4 project

09 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson’s Mitchell K4 project represents one of the largest and most significant investments in new capacity for parent company HeidelbergCement. As a leading North American cement producer, Lehigh Hanson’s investment represents long-term focus on the US-Midwest market through state-of-the art production technology that will increase efficiencies and lower the company’s carbon footprint along the way.  By Lehigh Cement, USA An overview of the Lehigh Hanson Mitchell K4 project...

Lehigh Hanson acquires Corliss Resources Inc

11 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson (HeidelbergCement group) has finalised the acquisition of Corliss Resources Inc, one of the largest family-owned aggregates and ready-mixed concrete companies in the US Pacific Northwest.   The acquisition includes major aggregate operations with annual sales volumes of about 2Mt and reserves and resources of about 170Mt as well as four ready-mixed concrete plants selling about 0.3Mm 3 in the Greater Seattle area. Dr Dominik von Achten, chairman of the Managing Boa...

Martin Marietta completes Lehigh West Region acquisition

04 October 2021, Published under Cement News

US-based Martin Marietta Materials Inc has successfully completed the acquisition of Lehigh Hanson’s West Region business for US$2.3bn. The acquisition provides the company with 17 active aggregates facilities, two cement plants and related distribution terminals, alongside targeted downstream operations serving key California and Arizona regions, including the Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Diego and Phoenix, according to a press release. "We are pleased to complete the Lehigh West Region ac...

Lehigh Cement launches new EcoCemPlC™ bag

22 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson (HeidelbergCement group) has released a new bag design for Lehigh Cement’s EcoCemPLC ™ , marketed as the greener alternative to ordinary Portland cement.   The redesign comes as part of Lehigh Hanson's ongoing commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and offering more sustainable options for its cement products, which are typically used in mortars, grout, precast and ready-mixed concrete, paving applications, soil stabilisation and concrete blocks and pavers.  "Th...