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Mining Academy concludes in Kentucky, US

Mining Academy, a three-day forum designed for attendees to network with operators from the underground room and pillar limestone market, was held for the second time on 29 - 31 October in Louisville, Kentucky, US.


CalPortland to upgrade equipment in order to reduce emissions

With the help of the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District (MDAQMD), CalPortland Cement is continuing its campaign of replacing its equipment with low-emission versions, to improve the High Desert’s air quality.


CEMEX USA’s Clinchfield operations receives Sentinels of Safety Award

The Clinchfield Cement Plant and Quarry in Clinchfield, Ga., together earned the prestigious Sentinels of Safety Award, recognised by the National Mining Association (NMA) and federal agencies for their outstanding achievements and ongoing commitment to safety.


Lehigh Hanson breaks ground on US$600 million plant in Indiana

Lehigh Hanson, Inc., broke ground for construction of its new Lehigh Cement Company plant in Mitchell, IN. The company will invest more than US$600 million in the new state-of-the-art plant which will expand the existing plant’s operations.