Sources: Royal White CementInc., Houston; CP staff
US Cement, LLC has received a draft air permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for a white-cement plant near the town of Brady—the first American greenfield operation of its kind since the Great Recession. Groundbreaking on the facility, which will have a capacity of 500,000 tons and sits on a limestone deposit of 80 million tons, is slated for the first half of 2019.
Sources: Royal White Cement Inc., Houston; CP staff
Royal White has developed a calcium sulfoaluminate (CSA) cement suited to agencies specifying very high early strength concrete for highway or runway pavement construction or repairs, plus customers seeking a CSA base in precast production or grout, shotcrete and underlayment applications. RWC CSA Cement attains compressive strengths of 4,000, 6,000 and 10,000 psi at three hours, 24 hours and 28 days, respectively.