CTS prevails in decade-long Ultimax patent litigation

Source: CTS Cement Manufacturing Corp., Cypress, Calif.

Putting an end to a 10-year-old patent litigation brought by Ultimax, Hassan Kunbargi, Heartland Cement Sales Company and the K.A. Group against CTS Cement Manufacturing, manufacturers of Rapid Set Cement, its Chairman Edward K. Rice, and a number of CTS customers, Judge Andrew J. Guilford of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California ruled that Rice and CTS have a shop right in the patent they allegedly infringed.

Read more ...

Cohrs elected PCA vce chair

Source: Portland Cement Association, Skokie, Ill.

Meeting in Chicago recently, the PCA Board of Directors elected Cary Cohrs, president of American Cement Company, vice chair of PCA. Cohrs has been a member of the PCA board since 2008 and serves on the Executive Committee, Government Affairs Council, and as co-chair of the Manufacturing Technical Committee. Aris Papadopoulos of Titan America presently serves as PCA chair.

Read more ...

PCA recognizes cement terminals’ safety records

Source: Portland Cement Association, Skokie, Ill.

PCA recognized four cement terminals that had the best safety records in North America during PCA’s Spring Meeting in Chicago last week. For U.S. operations, three categories of terminals, based on employee work hours, were considered for this prestigious award.

Read more ...

Lafarge NA headquarters shift: Dulles to O’Hare

Sources: State of Illinois; Staff reports

A state incentive package valued at $6.3 million over 10 years, coupled with skilled-workforce availability and the prospect of closer proximity to a larger portion of its customers, has compelled Lafarge North America to move its northern Virginia headquarters to a location near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.

Read more ...

Let's stay in touch!

All of the latest news and our digital edition sent to your inbox once a week.

We'll never share your email address, and you can opt out at any time, we promise.

Resource Center