Atollogy Offers Its Yard Operations Solution

As digitalization and IoT become more of a reality across the cement industry, retrofitting manual operations becomes difficult. There is an increased need for Overall Operational Effectiveness (OOE). This proves to be a great challenge in a complex environment where various parts of the value chain are separated.  Lehigh Hanson, the North American subsidiary of HeidelbergCement, has grown through acquisition,…

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News from the Concrete and Aggregates Industries

– IN BRIEF –The five leading states in the fourth quarter of 2021 were, in descending order of production, Texas, Missouri, California, Florida and Ohio. Aggregates Production Rises 5% in 2021. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has released the report “Crushed Stone and Sand and Gravel in the Fourth Quarter 2021.” An estimated 647 million metric tons (Mt) of total…

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CEMEX, HeidelbergCement Hailed as ‘Supplier Engagement Leaders’

Following the 2021 global score release, the environmental non-profit organization CDP has listed CEMEX and HeidelbergCement as two of the globally leading companies in its Supplier Engagement Rating (SER) published last month.  The SER evaluates scope 3 emission objectives, company efforts to engage suppliers on climate action, and close monitoring of supply chain, based on CDP’s climate change questionnaire. The…

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Lehigh Hanson Acquires Corliss Resources

Lehigh Hanson, a HeidelbergCement subsidiary, finalized the acquisition of Corliss Resources Inc., one of the largest, family-owned aggregates and ready-mixed concrete companies in the Pacific Northwest. The deal includes major aggregate operations with annual shipments of 2 million-plus tons, reserves exceeding 175 million tons, and four ready mixed concrete plants serving the Greater Seattle area.

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HeidelbergCement Moves Toward Digitalization With Command Alkon Stake

HeidelbergCement entered an agreement to take a 45% stake in Command Alkon, the global leader in software and information technology services for heavy building materials. San Francisco-based investor Thoma Bravo, which acquired Command Alkon last year, will retain majority ownership.  The agreement is subject to regulatory approvals, which the parties anticipate clearing by year end. Through each other’s efforts and…

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