Tags: Portland Cement Association

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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Mitsubishi cement plant receives PCA award

Nov 12, 2014

Mitsubishi cement plant receives PCA award

The Mitsubishi Cement Corp. (MCC) cement plant in Lucerne Valley, California has received an Outreach Award from the Portland Cement Association (PCA) as part of the 2014 Cement Industry Energy and Environment Awards. The Outreach Award is given to facilities that ...

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Cement consumption will see growth through 2016

Sep 29, 2014

Cement consumption will see growth through 2016

According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), cement consumption in the U.S. will see steady gains over the next three years. As far back as the World of Concrete show in January and again in the Spring, PCA chief economist ...

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Senators propose raising gas tax by 12 cents per gallon

Jun 19, 2014

Senators propose raising gas tax by 12 cents per gallon

With the current highway bill, MAP-21, nearing expiration and the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), the main transportation funding source, projected to shortfall in just over two months, the search is on for a new way to fund transportation infrastructure projects. Two ...

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PCA predicts cement consumption to continue growing over next 5 years

Jun 04, 2014

PCA predicts cement consumption to continue growing over next 5 years

Despite data that suggests the economic recovery in the U.S. is slowing down, Portland Cement Association (PCA) chief economist Ed Sullivan says he still believes construction and cement consumption will steadily grow over the next five years. The economic causes of ...

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Information Library

Apr 01, 2012

Information Library

Educational materials for aggregates professionals   Dozer operator training Immersive Technologies released a new dozer operator training technology for use with its Advanced Equipment Simulators, including the PRO3. The release includes dozer enhancements in SimControl 4.2, including a task-based operator assessment and reporting ...

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Information Library

Feb 16, 2012

Information Library

By Kerry Clines, Senior Editor     Mining safety DVD The new Mine Safety & Health DVD helps increase awareness about the dangers of mining and offers safety sign and label solutions. The DVD is viewable in both Spanish and English, educates viewers about ...

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The Outlook for 2012 Remains Flat

Feb 16, 2012

The Outlook for 2012 Remains Flat

By George H. Reddin   The 2012 outlook for construction materials shipments, highway and bridge construction, and residential construction remain flat with no significant growth expected until 2014. This is obviously disappointing for all in the industry; however, it appears to be ...

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‘Rally for the Roads’ on May 25 in D.C. will tout need for adequate highway funding

May 09, 2011

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) and its allied trade associations will sponsor a “Rally for Roads” on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on May 25 at 11 a.m. EDT, to bring attention to the critical need ...

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