Continental Cement Plant Earns Energy Star Status

Continental Cement Co.’s Hannibal, Mo., cement plant recently earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification, which highlights the plant’s status within the top 25 percent of cement operations in the nation with regard to energy performance.

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LafargeHolcim Announces New Supply Chain Executive

LafargeHolcim announced that Kristin Beck will assume the role of senior vice president of supply chain for the United States. Beck has more than 23 years of experience in global supply chain and transportation management.

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Cement Industry Emphasizes Importance of Alternative Fuels Policy Reform

During a roundtable meeting with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, the Portland Cement Association (PCA) applauded the progress the agency has made with its Smart Sectors program, while also calling for changes to its non-hazardous secondary materials (NHSM) policy. 

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NACA Lauds Passage of ‘America’s Water Infrastructure Act’

The North American Concrete Alliance (NACA) praised the passage of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act, which continues the cycle of passing a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) every two years. Passage of vital water infrastructure and resource programs every two years means Congress is ensuring America can build and maintain 21st century infrastructure, while supporting the 600,000 jobs across the cement and concrete industries.

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