Utelite brings lightweight aggregate to Holcim (US) portfolio

Sources: LafargeHolcim, Chicago; Holcim AG, Zug, Switzerland

Holcim has closed on Utelite Corp., adding the Coalville, Utah expanded shale lightweight aggregate producer to Mountain Region materials operations serving Denver, Las Vegas and Phoenix markets. Utelite mills lightweight or structural concrete-grade expanded shale in coarse, medium and three fine classes. Its deposit east of Salt Lake City has 60-plus years of reserves. 

For many years, Utah has been a dynamic and growing market, and the Utelite Corporation has been part of this growth,” says LafargeHolcim US Aggregates & Construction Materials CEO Jay Moreau, CEO. “We’re pleased to welcome the Utelite employees to our family and look forward to their experience and bench strength reinforcing our aggregates operations in the area.”

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