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Summit’s cement business revenues jump in 2016

Summit Material’s cement business revenues jumped by 49.3% in 2016, following the purchase of the Davenport cement plant in 2015 and rising US demand for the building material.

Fives commission cement mills at Tula plant

French engineering group, Fives, has commissioned the cement grinding plant at Tula cement plant in Mexico, part of a new cement production line at the plant.

Slag cement shipments up 12% in 2016

US shipments of slag cement were up 12% year on year in 2016 on growing appreciation of its benefits within the concrete sector.


Cemex closes offer for TCL

Cemex subsidiary, Sierra Trading’s offer for Trinidad Cement has closed in all markets, leaving the company with a 69.83% stake in the Caribbean cement maker.

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US cement capacity sufficient to meet demand

US cement production capacity is sufficient to meet any rise in demand driven by infrastructure revitalisation, according to the Portland Cement Association.

Martin Marietta reports 4Q16 and 2016 results

US cement maker, Martin Marietta, reported a positive end to the year, with cement shipments up, despite headwinds in Texas. Its cement business also reported higher gross profit for the year.