Canadian Cement Industry Applauds Impact of Federal Election

The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) applauded the Liberal Party and incoming Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on their historic victory in the recent Canadian general election. The association said it was pleased that the Liberal Party is committed to national leadership on climate change as well as joining provinces and territories to put a price on carbon and reduce carbon pollution. Additionally, CAC commended the party’s commitment to significant investment in sustainable infrastructure to help make the country’s communities safer and more resilient.

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Cement Shipments Continue Slow-Paced Climb

Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in July 2015 were about 9.3 million metric tons (Mt), up slightly from the level in July 2014, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through July totaled 50.0 Mt, up by 3.4 percent from the same period in 2014.

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Lafarge Brookfield Celebrates 50 Year Milestone

CMA Lafarge 150More than 100 Lafarge customers and staff recently gathered in Nova Scotia for the 50th anniversary of the Brookfield cement plant and reflect on its continued role in building the Atlantic Canada region. Officials characterized the event as an important milestone marking five decades of customer excellence, industrial performance and community partnership at the region’s sole cement plant.


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A Look at Cemex

An Emerging Market Multinational With Distinctive Capabilities.

By Pankaj Ghemawat


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