Cement News tagged under: Mississippi

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Like the Big Muddy

10 May 2019, Published under Cement News

The US Central Plains area is a key US cement market with demand following a slow but steady course, much like the Mississippi River that flows through it. However, recent years have seen dramatic shifts in the ownership of several cement producers and the modernisation of the industry. By Rob Roy, ROI Economic Consulting, USA. The Mississippi River system provides the domestic cement industry with an efficient transportation system to ship its final product to some of the country’...

Blazing the acquisition trail

14 December 2015, Published under Cement News

North American construction materials company Summit Materials has been engaged in an impressive phase of expansion, enhancing its portfolio both organically and through acquisitions. Having effectively doubled its cement capacity through the recent purchase of a 1.2Msta cement plant in Davenport, Iowa, Summit Materials President and CEO, Tom Hill, speaks to ICR about the timely nature of the deal, how it fits with the company’s vertical integration model and plans for growth. Followi...