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Cemex Ventures invests in PartRunner

04 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Cemex Ventures has announced its investment in PartRunner, an on-demand delivery platform for the construction and industrial sectors. This transaction is part of Cemex´s strategy to invest in innovative construction start-ups to drive the construction industry revolution. This investment addresses a critical industry pain point of a complicated supply chain, particularly for small and medium-sized projects.   This investment aims to offer a last-mile, last-minute delivery solution to Ce...

Titan America releases low-carbon cement from New Jersey

03 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Titan America has announced it is now distributing Type IL lower-carbon cement from its storage and distribution facility located at the Port of Newark, New Jersey. The only cement source in the State of New Jersey, Essex Cement is expected to sell lower-carbon cement exclusively by the end of 2022, sourced from Titan’s network of cement plants. This move is in full alignment with Titan America’s parent company, Titan Cement International, which undersigned the “Business Ambition for 1.5 ...

The PCA urges strong federal support to accelerate decarbonisation technologies

02 March 2022, Published under Cement News

In comments submitted to the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), the Portland Cement Association (PCA) stated that federal policy and support is vital to accelerate the deployment of technologies that can decarbonise the US industrial sector.  In its comments, PCA noted that it shares the Biden-Harris Administration's goal of carbon neutrality by 2050 through its own Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality, which lays out a pathway to achieve this across the cement-concret...

Martin Marietta Materials Inc enters into agreement to sell Redding plant

01 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Martin Marietta Materials Inc announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell certain West Coast cement and ready-mixed concrete operations to CalPortland Company for US$250m in cash. The operations include the Redding cement plant, related cement distribution terminals and 14 ready-mixed concrete plants located in California. Ward Nye, Chairman, President and CEO of Martin Marietta, stated, “Consistent with our Strategic Operating Analysis and Review (SOAR) 2025 plan, w...

Cemex USA introduces Portland limestone cements to southeast US plants

25 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Cemex USA has announced as part of its efforts to cut CO 2  emissions, the company has successfully introduced environmentally friendly Portland limestone cement (PLC) manufactured at its plants in  Brooksville , Florida, and  Demopolis , Alabama, across the southeastern United States.   Cemex USA increased production of Portland limestone cement at its Brooksville and Demopolis plants over the last year, and currently, the low-carbon building material accounts for more than 50 and mor...

Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions USA opens Reno warehouse

25 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions USA has officially opened its new service centre in Reno, Nevada, USA. With its 10,700ft 2 of warehouse and working space, it is able to carry out a wide range of modernisation and repair work. Additionally, its ease of access to transport makes it the perfect location to serve customers from the US. “The Service Centre in Reno is another milestone for us here in North America”, says Mark Terry, president thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions USA. “We a...

Argos transitions to PLC production at three US terminals

15 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Argos is announcing that its Roberta plant in Alabama, USA as well as its Wilmington, Statesville, and Durham terminals in North Carolina will transition their production and distribution to Portland limestone cement (PLC) by the end of the 2Q22. This transition to PLC, a lower CO 2 -intensive cement is part of the group’s overall sustainability strategy to produce this type of cement at all its plants in 2023. Argos PLC Type IL is a high-quality blended cement, engineered to deliver a ...

Santa Clara County consider acquiring Santa Clara Quarry

14 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Cement’s (HeidelbergCement group) Santa Clara Quarry could be purchased and shut down by Santa Clara County, under a plan made public last week. Santa Clara County Supervisor, Joe Simitian, announced a proposal to require Santa Clara County officials to issue a report in 90 days spelling out options for purchasing the Lehigh Hanson property, including negotiating with its owners or seizing the land by eminent domain. “It’s an opportunity to conserve the land,” Mr Simitian s...

Buzzi Unicem FY21 preliminary regional results see 7% rise in cement sales

10 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement sales of the Buzzi Unicem group amounted to 31.2Mt in 2021, increasing by 6.7 per cent when compared to 2020. Ready-mix concrete output, which stood at 12.1Mm 3 , was also up, by 3.4 per cent, compared to the volumes of last year. Consolidated net sales for the financial year increased from EUR3222.4m to EUR3445.6m. The sales volumes achieved by the group in 2021 exceeded the level of those reached in the previous year, thanks to the progress recorded in Italy, the USA and easter...

Ash Grove Cement cuts ribbon on Port Manatee ship unloader

09 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Ash Grove Cement (CRH group) unveiled its brand-new state-of-the-art ship unloader with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Port Manatee deep water import terminal in Florida, USA. This maiden shipment completes the grand reopening of the terminal, which began in early 2021. The project will improve Ash Grove's capacity to import cement, slag, and fly ash to meet customers' existing and future needs while maintaining maximum efficiency and minimising environmental impact by eliminating dust ...