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Four Roanoke Cement sites recertified by Wildlife Habitat Council

15 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Titan America-owned Roanoke Cement Co has received recertification of four of its sites by the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC). The company’s Front Royal, Richmond and Bristol locations in Virginia, as well as its Winston-Salem (NC) terminal received the WHC “Conservation Certification” as recognition of the cement producer’s  meaningful wildlife habitat management and conservation education programmes. "We are proud to showcase our environmental initiatives at the terminals," says David ...

Titan America LLC suspends construction of new Castle Hayne cement plant, USA

14 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Titan America LLC announced today that project economics no longer support the construction of a cement plant in Castle Hayne, NC, USA. According to company officials, the evolution of supply and demand balances in the specific regional markets does not support the relatively high cost of constructing a new cement plant.  “Our decision to suspend construction on the cement plant in Castle Hayne is driven by basic project economics,” said Bill Zarkalis, Titan America’s CEO. “The pace of de...

Titan America plants receive Wildlife Habitat Council certification

02 January 2015, Published under Cement News

The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) has recertified Titan America’s cement plants at Roanoke in Troutville, VA and Pennsuco in Medley, FL. Both plants received "Wildlife at Work" recertification, which is valid for three years, during the WHC's Annual Symposium held recently in Baltimore. Roanoke Cement and Pennsuco earned certifications in both "Wildlife at Work" and "Corporate Lands for Learning” categories. "The Wildlife Habitat Council connects corporations, conservation and community t...

Titan America cement operations certified by Wildlife Habitat Council

19 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Titan America announced that the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) has recertified both of Titan America’s cement operating facilities: Roanoke Cement Co in Troutville, VA and Pennsuco Cement in Medley, FL, USA. Both plants received “Wildlife at Work” recertification, which is valid for three years, during the WHC’s Annual Symposium held recently in Baltimore. WHC offers two separate certifications: "Wildlife at Work" and "Corporate Lands for Learning." Roanoke Cement and Pennsuco have earned...

Zarkalis takes the helm at Titan America, USA

04 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Titan America has announced that Bill Zarkalis will serve as company CEO effective 1 August 2014. Mr Zarkalis joins from parent organisation Titan Cement SA, where he served as Group Chief Financial Officer since 2010 and Executive Director of Business Development and Strategic Planning prior to that. "It was a great learning opportunity and a privilege to take a detour from a long career in business management roles and serve Titan as the Group Chief Financial Officer and I'm now thrilled ...

Titan America CEO retires, new leadership announced

15 April 2014, Published under Cement News

Titan Group announced that after 20 years at the helm of Titan America, Aris Papadopoulos will be retire from the position of CEO, effective 1 April 2014. He will become executive chairman of ST Equipment & Technologies (STET), reporting to the Group CEO and will also serve as an advisor.   Commencing with a 1994 joint venture with Roanoke Cement, Mr Papadopoulos led Titan America through a growth trajectory that included the acquisition of Tarmac America and Separation Technologies, moderni...

Titan America's waste-to-fuel initiative, USA

14 April 2014, Published under Cement News

Titan America has begun turning selected wastes into alternative fuel for use at its Pennsuco plant in Medley, Florida. The company works with a unit of Republic Services in Fort Lauderdale that collects refuse from businesses, mostly in Broward County. Initially, Republic Services expects to provide more than 1000t of materials monthly to the Titan plant, according to daily newspaper Sun-Sentinel. By next year, Titan America hopes to replace 30 per cent of the coal at the plant with alte...

Pennsuco plant supports Breast Cancer Awareness

08 November 2013, Published under Cement News

Titan America's Pennsuco plant has undergone an unusual modification in supporting the campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness. The Florida cement works has been painted pink to highlight the need for women to go and be tested. "Not only do we have employees that could be affected by breast cancer, but each of us have mothers, sisters, daughters, aunts or nieces and friends that could be," says George Pantazopoulos,  operations and sales vice president with Titan Florida Business Unit. "Titan...