HeidelbergCement has entered into an agreement with a US subsidiary of CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. to buy Cemex’s Pacific Northwest Materials business.
Rounding up recent fan upgrade projects in the USA and Europe, including projects at Ash Grove Cemen’s Durkhee plant and CalPortland’s Rillito plant.
Drake Cement’s air quality permit revision has been finalised, following a review period by the UE Environmental Protection Agency.
Ecocem subsidiary, Orcem Americas, is to appeal a decision to refuse it planning permission to construct a €45 million blastfurnace slag mill in Vallejo, California.
The local planning commission has denied Orcem America’s application to build a ground granulated bladtfurnace slag grinding plant in Vallejo, California.
US construction spending fall 1% in January as public construction saw its largest fall since March 2002.
The world’s largest cement maker, LafargeHolcim, has announced a 12.9% rise in earnings in 2016, despite weaker volumes.
Vicat’s reported strong growth in cement sales on the back of a return to growth in its French and Egyptian businesses, and improvements in the US.