GCC Plant Begins Operating 440,000 Metric Ton Expansion

Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, S.A.B. de C.V. (GCC) announced that the expansion of its Rapid City, S.D., cement plant became operational, adding 440,000 metric tons of capacity to the existing plant. 

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Public Comment Period Extended for Lehigh Permit

Glens Falls, N.Y., officials and local residents called on the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to extend the public comment period for revisions to Lehigh Northeast Cement Co.’s air permit, reported The Post-Star. The plant is seeking approval to use raggertail – a mix of 60 percent plastic and 40 percent paper/cardboard fiber – as alternative fuel.

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Judge Rules to Maintain 60 Percent Tariff in Barbados

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) dismissed Rock Hard Cement’s application for the removal of an injunction that ordered Barbados to “restore and enforce” a 60 percent import duty on hydraulic cements imported from outside the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

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