In Search of Electric Tech

New Electric Technology Hitting The Market Is Designed To Address The Sustainability Revolution In The Construction Materials Industry. By Mark S. Kuhar Cement producers seeking to develop the safe, productive, smart and clean workplaces of the future are looking hard at innovations in electric technology. There is no lack of innovations coming to market. For instance, Holcim US entered into…

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Holcim US Turns to Wind Power for Texas Operations

Holcim US entered into its first virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) linked to renewable energy generation. Through the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) agreement at least 38% of the company’s total power consumption at all of its Texas production facilities will be from renewable energy generated at a large wind farm in Coke County. 

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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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