LafargeHolcim Receives API Certification for Theodore Plant

LafargeHolcim announced that it has received American Petroleum Institute (API) certification for the manufacture of well cement at its Holcim Theodore, Ala., plant, making it one of only four cement plants in the United States with an API 10A Monogram and Q1 Quality Management System.

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Illinois Cement Wins Mining Approval

After several public meetings, La Salle City Council voted unanimously to approve five recommendations from the city planning commission and 15 ordinances that clear the way for Illinois Cement to mine new land in Dimmick Township, Ill., reported the La Salle News Tribune.

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WCA: Cement Demand Growth to Slow in 2019

The World Cement Association (WCA) expects global cement demand growth to slow down next year, as the positive outlook and signs of recovery seen in the second half of 2016 have started to fade away in the face of rising downside risks emerging in the second quarter of 2018.

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September Cement Shipments Up 3.1 Percent on Year

Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in September 2018 were about 8.4 million metric tons (Mt), down by 4.2 percent from shipments in September 2017, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey.

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