McInnis Cement Distribution Network Continues to Bloom

While commercial operations are still scheduled to begin this spring, McInnis Cement is actively developing its distribution network. Construction of the Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, terminal began in late February, and continues with the start of operations scheduled for late summer 2017.

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FLSmidth Receives EcoCementos Plant Order

FLSmidth obtained an order from OHL Industrial for engineering, procurement and supply of equipment for a cement plant with a capacity of 3,150 tons per day. The plant will be located in Rio Claro, Municipio de Sonson Departamento de Antioquia, Colombia. The end client of the project is EcoCementos (Empresa Colombiana de Cementos S.A.S.), a company jointly owned by Cementos Molins and Grupo Corona, with whom OHL Industrial has an EPC contract.

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PCA Revises Cement Consumption Forecasts

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced that U.S. cement consumption is on track to see 2.7 percent growth in 2016, making a downward revision of a previous annual growth estimate of 4 percent reported earlier this year. The association also revised its 2017 U.S. cement consumption forecast to 3.1 percent growth, from 4.2 percent growth, crediting a combination of post-election political uncertainty, inflation and slower construction activity as negative pressures on the economic horizon.

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2017 Cement Directory

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