Processing venture eyes cement market in California pozzolan deposit deal

Sources: Port of Call Online, Inc., Yuba City, Calif.; CP staff

A venture stage company with OTC Markets Group-traded shares, Port of Call Online (POCO) has entered an agreement to purchase a 280-acre, San Bernardino County, Calif., plot known as the Snow White Pozzolan Mine from U.S. Mine Corp. of Cameron Park, Calif.

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Cost index: Gulf Coast harbors strongest cement, concrete pricing supports

Source: IHS Inc., El Segundo, Calif.

The latest IHS Engineering and Construction Cost Index (ECCI) finds cement and concrete markets well supplied nationally, but with pockets of tightness developing—none more so than along the Gulf Coast, where delivery issues and labor constraints are driving price increases.

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