There are positive signals for US aggregates demand, according to the boss of the country’s largest producer, Vulcan Materials Co.
Hanson is to develop new terminal facilities to handle up to 1 million tpy of concrete aggregates in Sydney, supporting a new concrete batching plant planned for Glebe Island.
Cemex Aggregates as signed a ten-year lease extension to continue its aggregates import activities at Port of Redwood City.
Cemex USA has agreed to close its controversial Lapis sand mine on California’s Monterey Bay – the last coastal sand mine in the US.
Output of construction aggregates in the US fell year-on-year in 1Q17 to 426 million t – a fall of 3%.
LafargeHolcim subsidiary, Aggregate Industries, has signed a servicing and maintenance contract with United Plant Services.
Martin Marietta has agreed a deal to buy aggregates supplier, Bluegrass Materials Co., for US$1.625 billion in cash.
Dealing with the fallout from Brexit was a key theme at this year’s Minerals Products Association annual conference.