Cemex Lyons Plant Emits Dust Clouds Sparking Pollution Concerns

Boulder County (Colo.) Public Health officials are in talks with representatives at Cemex‚Äôs Lyons plant after local residents raised concerns about dust clouds, reported the Longmont Times-Call. Members of the citizens group Save Our St. Vrain Valley filed a complaint in July and provided video evidence of the clouds to local health officials in August. 

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PCA Names 2019 Leadership Award Winners

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced the winners of the 2019 John P. Gleason, Jr., Leadership Awards, honoring members who have exhibited leadership in advancing industry programs and initiatives. 

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HeidelbergCement Strengthens North American Footprint

HeidelbergCement announced that its subsidiary Lehigh Hanson has entered into an agreement with Giant Cement, a subsidiary of Elementia, to acquire its Keystone cement plant in Bath, Pa., for $151 million. The Keystone plant has a capacity of 1.1 million tonnes per year and supplies the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York markets.

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LafargeHolcim Appoints First Chief Sustainability Officer

LafargeHolcim made a major step this week with the creation of its first chief sustainability officer position as part of the executive committee. The company is accelerating its efforts to be the industry leader on decarbonization, circular economy, health and safety, and corporate social responsibility. Magali Anderson, current head of health and safety, will transition to the position effective Oct. 1.

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