Survey Shows 10K Injury, Illness Cases in Concrete, Cement Production

New Bureau of Labor Statistics data and estimates show private industry employers reported 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2017, down nearly 46,000 cases from the prior year and equating to a rate of 2.8 cases per 100 full-time equivalent (FTE) workers.

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PCA, Cemex Veteran Mack to Chair ACPA

Cemex Director of Market Development-Commercial Strategy Jim Mack was elected 2019 American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) chairman during the group’s annual meeting in Florida. Based at Cemex USA Houston headquarters, he succeeds Chuck Niederriter, who during a traditional passing of the gavel noted how Mack is the first ACPA chairman to have served with a cement company, regional shipper’s group, ACPA-affiliated chapter, ACPA National and the Portland Cement Association.

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Argentinian Cement Producer

New York-based Rosen Law Firm filed a class action lawsuit against Argentina’s Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina S.A. on behalf of investors that purchased securities in the company’s initial public offering in November 2017. The lawsuit seeks to recover damages under the federal securities laws.

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Caribbean Cement Secures $3 Billion Loan to Repay Debt

Caribbean Cement Co. Ltd. and its mining subsidiary, Jamaica Gypsum and Quarries Ltd., acquired a five-year loan from National Commercial Bank Jamaica that will be used mainly to repay older debt, reported the Jamaica Gleaner.

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