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‘D’ Silo scores A for performance

Lehigh Cement officials formally commissioned a 20,000-metric-ton, multi-compartment, environmentally friendly silo at the company’s Leeds, Ala., mill late last year with an open house. With a 79-ft. outside diameter, the 239-ft. structure stores the operation’s three product lines: Type I/Type II general purpose cement; Type V specialty cement, used mainly for concrete pipe production; and Type C1157 HE, a limestone-based powder suitable for mix designs in infrastructure projects.

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Homeowner Incentives

With cash prizes of $500 or $1,000, Hanson Hardscapes’ Before & After Photo Contest was open to all residents of the U.S. and Canada. Participants were encouraged to create something out of the ordinary on their own, or with their contractors/installers, using Hanson Hardscapes paving stone or segmental retaining wall units.

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