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  • Vulcan Materials Completes Sale Of Florida Cement And Concrete Assets

    The previously announced sale of Vulcan Materials to Cementos Argos is officially completed, for gross cash proceeds of $720 million.

  • Vulcan Materials Announces The Sale Of Florida Cement and Concrete Assets

    Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Company's cement and concrete businesses in the Florida area to Cementos Argos for gross cash proceeds of $720 million.

  • Cement Outlook: Congress is the Wild Card

    All the pieces are in place to trigger a multiyear increase in demand for portland cement.

  • CIM Program Announces Items For 2014 Auction at World of Concrete

    The Concrete Industry Management program has announced the  list of donated items for its ninth annual Auction at the World of Concrete.

  • A Resilient Market

    The concrete industry’s best marketers for residential construction are those guys who chase tornados and report on hurricanes. Every time they show a damaged wood-frame structure, it’s a subtle reminder that concrete and masonry homes would have stood the test.

  • ACI Physical Testing of Cement Training Video

    ACI has developed the ACI Physical Testing of Cement Training Video as a resource for new testers and a refresher for experienced testers. The video is presented in chapters based on test methods so each one can be reviewed individually. The following tests are included: ASTM C109 – Compressive...

  • Cement sacks survive Antarctic conditions

    The challenge: create a 40 kg cement bag that withstands a wide range of temperatures and climatic challenges in the desert environment of the South Pole/Antarctica. The bags will also be handled, moved, carried, and dropped throughout the supply chain up to 10 times. The solution: Mondi kraft...

  • McInnis Cement promotes $1 billion plant

    McInnis Cement has launched a new website for its Port-Daniel-Gascons cement plant project, including a 3D animation of the plant and project status updates.

  • Atlas lab scale chemistry reactor aids development of new compounds

    Siam Research & Innovation Co. Ltd. has invested in an Atlas lab scale chemistry reactor from Syrris to investigate the kinetics of cement hydration and the interaction of admixtures.

  • Preventing Slump Loss

    Many things can cause rapid slump loss. Aggregate, cement chemistry, fly ash sources, and admixtures are culprits.