US cement shipments and clinker production appear steady with 2016’s figures, according to USGS figures.
CRH has reported continued growth in earnings over the first nine months of the year, despite weather-related disruption in the US and challenging market conditions in the Philippines.
CRH continues its North American spending spree with the acquisition of a Floridian building materials operation from Votorantim Cimentos North America and Anderson Columbia.
Four Roanoke Cement Co. cement terminals have been recertified by the Wildlife Habitat Council for habitat management and conservation education.
Cementos Argos has reported growth in cement sales in each of its three operating regions, including a 49.4% bounce in the US on the back of its acquisition of the Martinsberg cement plant.
Cemex USA has opened its third cement operation in Colorado: a new rail-linked distribution terminal in Commerce City to serve the Denver Metro area.
The fourth wettest quarter in 123 years in Texas provided a challenging backdrop for Martin Marietta’s cement business.
The additional business acquired with the Fairborn cement plant last year saw Eagle Materials’ cement business achieve record earnings in 3Q17, despite weather-related disruption in its other markets.
Three Buzzi Unicem USA plants have retained their ENERGY STAR certification for the ninth consecutive year.
Summit Materials has increased CAPEX guidance for 2017, partly on growing investment in organic growth opportunities.