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2014-09-08 12:22:50

Plants Commended for Benefiting Local Communities, Global Environment SKOKIE, Ill., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six cement plants received special recognition for their commitment to improving the environment and their communities at the 14(th) Annual Cement Industry Environment and Energy Awards, presented by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and Cement Americas magazine at PCA's recent Fall Meeting in Chicago. The awards honor individual cement facilities that exemplify the...

2014-05-15 08:36:12

Weather, other factors caused weakening, but fundamentals in place for recovery SKOKIE, Ill., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although recent economic indicators point to a tempering of the U.S. economy, PCA is maintaining its forecast for steady growth in construction and cement consumption during the next five years. A recent PCA forecast indicates a 7.9 percent increase in cement consumption for 2014, almost double from the 4.5 increase in 2013. The industry expects to...


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