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US Eagle Materials modernizes and upgrades a plant

EagleMaterials Laramie

US Eagle Materials announced plans to modernize and expand its Laramie cement plant in Wyoming and related distribution facilities in Northern Colorado for an investment of US$ 430m. A modern kiln line will increase the plant capacity by 50% to…

Titan America’s Roanoke installs a clay calcination

Titan Roanoke 1

Titan America’s Roanoke cement plant (RCC) in Virginia can receive a US$ 61.7m funding for its planned calcined clay production line. The project has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as a ground-breaking decarbonization initiative within a…

Texas Lehigh Cement invests in a slag grinding plant

Lehigh Huston Grinding

Texas Lehigh Cement, which is a 50/50 JV between Heidelberg and Eagle Materials, will start a slag grinding unit in Huston, Texas this summer. The plant will have a production capacity of 0.5 Mta to supplement Texas Lehigh’s cement manufacturing…

US Sublime Systems is making cement headlines

Sublime Systems

US-based Sublime Systems located in Holyoke, Massachusetts, has been awarded US$87m by the US Department of Energy (DOE). The funding will be used to accelerate the construction of Sublime’s first commercial 0.03 Mta manufacturing plant in Holyoke. Sublime invented a…

Mega program in the USA to reduce industrial CO2

Heidelberg Mitchell

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $6 billion for 33 projects across more than 20 states in the USA to decarbonise energy-intensive industries and to reduce industrial greenhouse gas emissions. In the cement and concrete sector US$…

US Dragon Cement plant becomes distribution center

Dragon Cement ThomasonPlant

US Dragon Cement at Thomason in Main is transitioning its business model from cement manufacturing to distribution and storage, effective 2.Q in 2024. After announcing a year ago that its cement plant was ending production, Dragon Products Co., a subsidiary…

Geocycle in Canada operates an ash processing facility

Holcim Ecoash

Geocycle and Lafarge Canada, which are part of Holcim North America, commissioned a new state-of-the-art ash processing facility in Alberta – the first of its kind within Holcim’s global operations. The facility will use advanced beneficiation technology to transform landfilled…