Continental Cement’s Davenport Plant Moves to PLC

Continental Cement Co., a subsidiary of Summit Materials, converted 100% of its annual production at its Davenport, Iowa, plant to portland-limestone cement. In 2021, the plant produced 1.1 million tons of cement. “Continental Cement has been working with our customers and specifiers to commercialize portland-limestone cement in all of our markets, and we are delighted that PLC adoption has progressed…

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CEMEX to Turn CO2 Into Sustainable Aviation Fuel

CEMEX continues its path to a net-zero future by joining forces with integrated chemicals and energy company Sasol ecoFT and renewable energy company ENERTRAG in a milestone project that will combine CO2 with hydrogen to produce sustainable aviation fuel.  The project is part of CEMEX’s Future in Action program to reduce its carbon footprint and contribute to a circular economy.…

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Cement Shipments Jump 19% in February

Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in February 2022 were an estimated 6.8 million metric tons (Mt), a 19% increase from shipments in February 2021, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through February totaled an estimated 13.4 Mt, an increase of 7.9% from those…

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