March Cement Shipments Tumble 

Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in March were an estimated 8.01 million metric tons (Mt), an 8.1% decrease from shipments in March 2023, according to the latest USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through March totaled an estimated 21.4 Mt, a 4.4% decrease from those for the same…

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OCED Names Possible Calcined Clay Production Project Partners

Three of six Cement and Concrete projects named as funding candidates in a $6 billion Energy Department Office of Clean Energy Demonstration (OCED) program entail production of calcined clay or limestone calcined clay (LC3) as an alternative to conventional portland cement clinker. Producers behind the Industrial Demonstrations Program-themed projects are positioned to negotiate with OCED officials awards where cost-sharing terms…

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Jetstream of Houston Announces MagJet X40 Gen 2 for Surface Cleaning

Jetstream of Houston LLP, a manufacturer of industrial high-pressure waterblasting equipment, parts and accessories, announces the next generation of the MagJet X40 waterblasting tool featuring high-speed rotation for cleaning industrial surfaces. The MagJet X40 Gen 2 rotates in a 360-degree pattern at 1,500-3,000 rpm, doubling the typical operating speed of the previous model without diminishing the lifespan of the tool.…

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New Investments In The Cement Industry Of Brazil

By Mauro Nogarin According to data from the National Union of the Cement Industry (SNIC), cement sales in February 2024 totaled 4.6 million tons, thus registering an increase of 3.9% compared to the same month in 2023. However, the cement production outlook for 2024 is 62 million tons, 2% more than last year. The North Region had an increase in…

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