ANH Refractories Announces Rebranding

Pittsburgh-based ANH Refractories Co. has rebranded itself under the new name of Harbison Walker International (HWI), effective immediately. The decision was made following an exhaustive market research and branding initiative in which one of the company’s legacy brands, Harbison-Walker, returned the highest awareness and customer perception. The former ANH Family of Cos. included A.P. Green Refractories Co., North American Refractories…

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Argos’ Sustainability Efforts Honored

For the second consecutive year, Argos was awarded the Silver Class distinction in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook for its commitment to economic, environmental and social sustainability. RobecoSAM, a private entity that independently qualifies the companies that are a part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, has been listing the most sustainable companies of every industry worldwide in its Sustainability Yearbook since 2004. Every year,…

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Cemex Affiliate Signs Agreement with Trinidad Cement

Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL), who was recently approved to remove a 20 percent restriction on shareholding, has signed a subscription agreement with Sierra Trading, an affiliate of Cemex, reported the Trinidad Guardian. Under the agreement, Sierra will participate in TCL’s upcoming rights issue and has committed to additional capital via an agreement to underwrite the raising of capital up to…

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McInnis Cement, CQDE Create Environmental Subcommittee

McInnis Cement announced an agreement was reached with Centre Québécois du Droit de l’Environnement (CQDE) in regards to the proceedings filed last August against the Environment Minister, aimed at invalidating McInnis Cement’s authorization certificate for the cement plant project in Port-Daniel-Gascons, Quebec. The CQDE has withdrawn from this legal action, instead agreeing to alternative measures with McInnis Cement, which includes…

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Mondi Launches Rain Resistant Splash Bag

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In response to customer interest in rain-repellent paper bags, Mondi has developed the Splash Bag that resists rain for up to two hours and withstands humidity better than a standard paper bag, noted the manufacturer. Standard paper bags for packaging cement and other powdery products are generally vulnerable to rain. To tackle the issue, Mondi, working in collaboration with cement producer Lafarge,…

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