Lafarge Brookfield Celebrates 50 Year Milestone

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More than 100 Lafarge customers and staff recently gathered in Nova Scotia for the 50th anniversary of the Brookfield cement plant and reflect on its continued role in building the Atlantic Canada region. Officials characterized the event as an important milestone marking five decades of customer excellence, industrial performance and community partnership at the region’s sole cement plant. (from left)…

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LafargeHolcim Releases Nine-Month Results

LafargeHolcim, the world’s largest cement producer, announced that sales volumes in all product lines declined slightly in the first nine months of 2015 due to lower than expected demand in a number of markets impacted by an economic downturn, notably in Brazil and China, and a lack of infrastructure projects in India. In the third quarter, volume trends stabilized and…

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August Cement Shipments Up 4 Percent

Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in August 2015 were about 9.1 million metric tons (Mt), up by 4 percent from the level in August 2014, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through August totaled 59.1 Mt, up by 3.5 percent from the same period in…

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Ash Grove Cement Donates $20k to Nebraska Preserve

Ash Grove Cement Co. confirmed its commitment to Nebraska conservation again with a $20,000 donation to The Nature Conservancy of Nebraska’s Niobrara Valley Preserve, located in the north central region of the state, reported the Fremont Tribune. The donation will be used to help fund construction of a workshop/laboratory that will house a research facility and support conservation and ranching…

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