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Lafarge makes moves leading up to merger

Jun 17, 2015

Lafarge makes moves leading up to merger

  With just weeks remaining until Lafarge becomes LafargeHolcim with the upcoming merger, the French aggregate company continues to make major deals across the world to expand. Lafarge struck a deal June 17 with Baring Private Equity to once again become the ...

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The nation’s top 25 crushed stone producers

Jun 04, 2015

The nation’s  top 25 crushed stone producers

Domestic production data for crushed stone were derived by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from voluntary surveys of U.S. producers. In 2013, a total of 1,457 companies produced or sold crushed stone from 3,688 operations with 3,837 quarries and 204 ...

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Lafarge building a cement facility in North Dakota

May 26, 2015

Lafarge building a cement facility in North Dakota

Lafarge's North America chapter signed a deal last week to build a new cement transloading facility in Williston, North Dakota. Lafarge North America will be able to support 30,000 tons of cement storage moving to the area as the need for ...

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MSHA issues citations to seven metal/non-metal mines during impact inspections in March

Apr 30, 2015

MSHA issues citations to seven metal/non-metal mines during impact inspections in March

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced that federal inspectors issued 188 citations and two orders as a result of special impact inspections conducted at 13 coal mines and seven metal/non-metal mines in March. Monthly inspections involve mines that ...

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Michigan DEQ approves shingles, plastics for use at cement kilns

Jan 16, 2015

Michigan DEQ approves shingles, plastics for use at cement kilns

LaFarge North America has been granted permission by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to use scrap plastics and asphalt shingles at its cement kilns in Alpena, according to the Detroit Free Press. Last fall LaFarge requested permission to burn additional fuels in ...

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Town buys sand and gravel pit from Lafarge

Jan 01, 2015

Town buys sand and gravel pit from Lafarge

The Town of Lancaster, New York, is set to buy a 28-acre sand and gravel pit from Lafarge North America on Genesee Street for $95,000, according to The Buffalo News. The town will reportedly use the land to store its millings ...

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Lafarge CEO named PCA chairman

Nov 26, 2014

Lafarge CEO named PCA chairman

John Stull, president and CEO of Lafarge North America Inc., has been named the new chairman of Portland Cement Association (PCA). Cemex USA President Karl Watson, Jr. was named vice-chairman. Stull replaces Cary O. Cohrs, president of American Cement Co., LLC. ...

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Cement shortage in Michigan may delay construction

Nov 12, 2014

Cement shortage in Michigan may delay construction

Construction projects across the state of Michigan that are dependent upon concrete are being delayed due to a cement shortage caused by what is being called a “perfect storm” of events. According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, the Michigan ...

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Lafarge receives planning approval for expansion in Lockport, New York

Jan 08, 2014

Lafarge receives planning approval for expansion in Lockport, New York

The Planning Board in Lockport, New York has recommended the Common Council approve a one-year special use permit that would allow Lafarge North America to expand its Redlands Quarry, the Lockport Union-Sun & Journal reports. Lafarge wants to mine 9.1 acres ...

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Balance sheet management continues among operators

Nov 01, 2013

Balance sheet management continues among operators

  Corporate divestitures once again dominated the activity last month, with Lafarge North America, Inc. and Vulcan Materials Co. leading the way. Balance sheet management continues to be the emphasis to create liquidity and borrowing capacity to take advantage of when ...

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Lafarge-blocking lawsuit ends in New York

Oct 23, 2013

Lafarge-blocking lawsuit ends in New York

A lawsuit intended to block Lafarge from expanding its stone quarry in Lockport, New York, has been dropped. Attorneys representing the group “Enough is Enough” and the town of Lockport signed an agreement to end a lawsuit that challenged the legality ...

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Guest Blog: Balance sheet management continues among operators

Oct 08, 2013

Guest Blog: Balance sheet management continues among operators

Corporate divestitures once again dominated the activity last month, with Lafarge North America and Vulcan Materials leading the way. Balance sheet management continues to be the emphasis to create liquidity and borrowing capacity to take advantage of when the market ...

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