Cemex Invests $50M+ in Conservation, Environmental Efforts

Cemex further demonstrated its commitment to sustainable business practices in 2016, investing more than $50 million on projects and improvements in cement plant operations and other facilities to help reduce environmental impact and conserve nearby wildlife.

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Caribbean Cement to Refinance Operating Lease, Upgrade Rockfort Plant

Caribbean Cement Co. announced plans to refinance its hefty operating lease for the Rockfort plant in Kingston, Jamaica, according to The Gleaner. At the same time, the company will be investing $24.7 million over the next 12 months to complete a coal mill and kiln as well as implement green energy programs.

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Lafarge Canada Gets Greenlight for Alternative Fuel Project

Nova Scotia announced that it will pay Lafarge Canada about $105 per metric ton – up to $2,100 daily – in a one-year pilot project that will allow the company to burn scrap tires as a low-carbon fuel at its Brookfield plant, according to globalnews.ca.

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2017 Cement Directory

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