McInnis Cement Announces Distribution Plan for Atlantic Provinces

McInnis Cement outlined an Atlantic provinces distribution plan anchored on the acquisition of two CRH Canada terminals serving New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. The company said it will honor the orders of the clients supplied through those terminals and integrate their current employees. 

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Holcim Obtains Approval for Solar Array

Holcim (US) Inc.’s proposal for a 10-MW solar generating system near its Hagerstown, Md., cement plant received unanimous approval for a zoning exception, reported Herald-Mail Media. The project site is zoned agriculture (rural) with a mineral overlay. It is estimated that the generated solar power will offset the manufacturer's power needs by 20 percent a year.

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PCA Announces 2017 John P. Gleason Jr. Leadership Awards

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced the winners of the 2017 John P. Gleason Jr. Leadership Awards, honoring individuals who have exhibited leadership in association activities in support of member company objectives and operations. Presented at the PCA Fall Congress in Chicago, the awards recognize individuals for their efforts in three categories: business continuity, market development and young leaders.

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Lafarge Canada to Use Water Treatment Residuals in Cement

Lafarge Canada Inc. and Metro Vancouver have reached a three-year agreement that will see drinking water treatment residuals from the Seymour-Capilano Filtration Plant be used as a material in cement manufacturing. LafargeHolcim’s Global 2030 Sustainability Plan calls for increased waste-derived resources to be used in its manufacturing processes. The agreement with Metro Vancouver represents a minimum of 10,000 metric tons per year.

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