Jury finds patent infringement in EMS Ready-Mix Truck Wash

Source: Peach State Labs, Rome, Ga. Peach State Labs will pursue permanent injunction and other relief in U.S. District Court for Middle District of Florida, where a jury has found Environmental Manufacturing Solutions willfully infringed the company’s method for using urea hydrochloride—an industrial chemical that can convert water-insoluble calcium chloride to water-soluble form. The verdict in Environmental Manufacturing Solutions, LLC…

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Lafarge Tulsa mill tops in awards for compliance, stewardship

Source: Portland Cement Association, Skokie, Ill.

PCA and Cement Americas magazine recognized these plants, by category, in the Tenth Annual Cement Industry Environment and Energy Awards: Overall Environmental Excellence, Lafarge North America Inc., Tulsa, Okla.; Outreach, Buzzi Unicem, Inc., Stockertown, Pa.; Environmental Performance, Holcim (US) Inc., Theodore, Ala.; Land Stewardship, Cemex, Lyons, Colo.; Innovation, Cemex, Demopolis, Ala.; and, Energy Efficiency, CalPortland Co., Rillito, Ariz. Twenty-seven U.S. and Canadian plants were nominated in the program, results from which were announced at the PCA Spring Meeting in Chicago.

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