Buzzi Unicem has added three new terminals to its distribution network, acquired after the merger between Lafarge and Holcim. Located in Rock Island (IL), Grandville (MI) and Elmira (MI), the terminals will serve new markets for the company.
Cement is also delivered to the Rock Island terminal from the Selma (MO) plant by barge along the Mississippi river or by rail from Greencastle (IN), Cape Girardeau (MO) and Selma (MO) plants. The terminal has a distribution capacity of around 70 000 tpy of cement.
Grandville is supplied by the Greencastle (IN) plant by rail and truck and has a capacity of about 90 000 tpy of cement.
Located in Northern Michigan, Elmira receives cement from the Greencastle (IN) and Chattanooga (TN) plants by rail. The terminal delivers roughly 27 000 t of cement.
Adapted from press release by Rebecca Bowden
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