Summit Materials’s cement business was boosted by higher sales and pricing in 2Q17, recording a 5.8% rise in net revenues.
Titan American subsidiary, Roanoke Cement Co., has received ENERGY STAR accreditation for the 11th consecutive year.
The US Department of Commerce will continue its antidumping duty of imports of ordinary portland cement and clinker from Japan.
The Portland Cement Association has welcomed the decision by the US Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers to repeal the controversial Water of the United States rule.
Martin Marietta has agreed a deal to buy aggregates supplier, Bluegrass Materials Co., for US$1.625 billion in cash.
USGS has reported that US cement shipments for March 2017 were slightly less than the previous year.
TITAN Cement has recorded falls in emissions and water consumption in 2016, as well as improving levels of alternative fuel use.