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Argos becomes the fourth largest US cement producer

05 December 2016, Published under Cement News

Cementos Argos is now the fourth largest cement plant in the United States after the Federal Trade Commission approved the acquisition of the 2.2Mta Martinsburg cement plant and the eight product dispatch and receipt terminals for US$660m. The assets acquired open the door to new markets in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, District of Columbia, New York, New Jersey and Ohio. Cementos Argos has expanded its presence in the United States, reaching 13 states and increasing its produ...

USA: Essroc Martinsbrug to tighten up dust emissions control

20 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Essroc officials said in a statement that it will implement strict dust-control improvements over the next 60 days as part of ongoing environmental efforts, and has already made investments to repair equipment. Essroc recently agreed to pay a US$38,400 penalty for air-pollution violations, which triggered several complaints last year from nearby residents. Essroc will be required to perform weekly instead of monthly “visible emission observations” at its South Queen Street plant as part of...

A new plant for a new age

15 April 2014, Published under Cement News

US cement producer Essroc is entering a landmark period as parent company Italcementi celebrates its 150th anniversary this year, followed by Essroc’s own 150th milestone in 2016. The company’s state-of-the-art Martinsburg plant is also the chosen venue for next month’s IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference site tour, where delegates will be able to view first-hand the fruits of the company’s US$650m modernisation drive, at the heart of which was the switch from wet- to dry-proce...

Essroc officially opens rail project, USA

15 August 2012, Published under Cement News

Essroc Cement’s plant in Martinsburg, West Virginia, has celebrated the completion of a US$10m railroad spur project that is expected to help a cement producer ship thousands of tons of product each year via raill. About 100 people attended the official opening ceremony for the 1.2-mile rail spur, which connects the Essroc cement plant to Winchester & Western Railroad just south of Martinsburg. “It’s a day where we finally put the last pieces of a puzzle together,” said Brian Costenbader, ...