Judge Rules in Favor of Lafarge Alternative Fuel Project

A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge rejected a bid to block the burning of tires at Lafarge Canada’s Brookfield cement plant, reported CBC News. Last summer, provincial Environment Minister Iain Rankin gave the green light to a one-year test project allowing Lafarge to substitute tires for its regular fuel at the facility.

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Cement Additives Growth to Reach $2.0B in 2022

Demand for cement additives in the U.S. is forecast to expand 7.2 percent annually to $2.0 billion in 2022, the fastest rate of increase of any major type of construction chemical, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group, a Cleveland-based industry research firm.

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Cemex Under DOJ Investigation

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is investigating payments made by Cemex related to the construction of a plant in Maceo, Colombia, to determine whether the company violated federal bribery laws, according to multiple media sources.

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HeidelbergCement Reports Preliminary Figures for 2017

HeidelbergCement presented its preliminary, unaudited figures for fourth quarter 2017 and full-year 2017. The company stated that sales volumes, revenue and result from current operations reached historically high levels for the year.

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