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2011-04-21 09:00:00

Plants Commended for Benefiting Local Communities, Global Environment SKOKIE, Ill., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six cement plants received special recognition for their commitment to improving the environment and their communities at the Tenth Annual Cement Industry Environment and Energy Awards, presented by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and Cement Americas magazine at PCA's Spring Meeting in Chicago, April 18, 2011. The awards honor individual cement facilities...

2011-04-20 16:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US) Inc. announced today that its Theodore plant located in Theodore, AL is the recipient of the 2011 Cement Industry Energy and Environment Award, specifically in the Environmental Performance category. The award is sponsored by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and Cement Americas magazine. Winners are selected by an independent panel of judges. In addition, the Theodore facility was selected as a Runner Up in the Outreach...

2011-03-07 07:39:00

ABINGDON, Va., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR) has made a strategic equity investment in Alexandria, Va.-based CERATECH, Inc. (CTI). CTI manufactures a revolutionary "green cement" that utilizes 95 percent waste fly ash from electric utilities, dramatically reducing their landfill requirements while generating zero carbon dioxide emissions from the cement production process. CTI's technology allows for beneficial repurposing of fly ash, a by-product of...

2011-01-12 08:00:00

Regional disparities in the recovery process will exist ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Employment numbers seem to be improving, but tight lending standards and large home inventories are sending a clear signal to homebuilders to restrain building activity in 2011. According to a recent report by the Portland Cement Association (PCA), the U.S. will record 492,000 housing starts in 2011, a modest 3.4 percent gain compared to 2010 levels. This will increase...

2010-12-16 07:00:00

ZHAOYUAN CITY, China, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Shuangji Cement, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSGJ) ("China Shuangji" or the "Company"), a leading producer of high-quality Portland cement in Shandong and Hainan Provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC), announced that its Dongfang cement plant on Hainan Island, which it previously announced was on a published list of more than 2,000 production lines across China that the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology...

2010-12-14 07:00:00

ZHAOYUAN, China, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Shuangji Cement, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSGJ) ("China Shuangji" or the "Company"), a leading producer of high-quality Portland cement in Shandong and Hainan Provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC), announced today that it has retained Column Associates, a premier international executive search firm, to lead the search to find a new full-time CFO to replace its interim CFO. Column Associates, headquartered in Beijing,...

2010-12-08 07:00:00

ZHAOYUAN CITY, China, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Shuangji Cement, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSGJ) ("China Shuangji" or the "Company"), a leading producer of high-quality Portland cement in Shandong and Hainan Provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC), announced today that it has begun the permit process to build a new a new 2,000,000 MT cement plant on Hainan Island to replace its existing Dongfang production line. China Shuangji's new state-of-the-art...

2010-12-02 06:30:00

ZHAOYUAN CITY, China, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Shuangji Cement, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSGJ) ("China Shuangji" or the "Company"), a leading producer of high-quality Portland cement in Shandong and Hainan Provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC), announced that it recently held an opening ceremony for its new 1,000,000 metric ton cement plant in Zhaoyuan City and has started to ramp up production. The official ribbon cutting was attended by local dignitaries...

2010-11-23 06:37:00

ZHAOYUAN CITY, China, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Shuangji Cement, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSGJ) ("China Shuangji" or the "Company"), a leading producer of high-quality Portland cement in Shandong and Hainan Provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC), yesterday announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. In the results, the Company reported revenue and gross profit increases as a direct result of stronger cement sales and improved...

2010-11-22 12:02:00

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Solucorp Industries Ltd. (Pink Sheets: SLUP), a leading developer and provider of cost effective, permanent technologies for the remediation and prevention of hazardous heavy metals, is pleased to announce that the Company's Molecular Bonding System (MBS) technology was successful in remediating hazardous mercury contaminated activated carbon from a major U.S. cement manufacturer. The initial sample was two hundred times greater than the EPA's...


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