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Eagle Materials spreads its wings

15 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Eagle Materials Inc has grown from its early beginnings as part of Centex Corp into a multi-product building materials company. It is the largest US-owned cement firm, trades on the New York Stock Exchange and is developing solutions to introduce carbon capture at its cement plants. The recent acquisition of Kosmos Cement has boosted the company’s capacity by approximately 25 per cent and extends its reach in key US markets. Meanwhile, an ongoing strategic por...

USA: union workers reject contract

13 June 2016, Published under Cement News

According to union representatives, union workers at a northern Nevada cement plant have rejected a contract proposal from the Nevada Cement. The previous contract expired 28 February 2016, but was extended to allow time for negotiations. The latest extension will expire on 30 June. Richard Daly, business manager for International Union Local 169, said the two sides are scheduled to meet on 22 June. According to Mr Daly, the biggest dispute with the new contract is over pension benefits. ...