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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LafargeHolcim to Convert Texas Plant to Low Carbon PLC

As part of a global effort to adopt more sustainable products and lower the industry’s carbon footprint, LafargeHolcim in the US announced that its Midlothian, Texas, facility will be the first cement plant in the country to fully convert to portland limestone cement (PLC). The decision to convert Midlothian to OneCem, part of the Envirocore blended cement portfolio, represents what…

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