Texas Lehigh ramps up 500K tpy capacity slag cement mill 

Sources: Heidelberg Materials North America, Irving, Texas; CP staff Texas Lehigh Cement Company LP, the 50/50 joint venture of Heidelberg Materials North America and Dallas-based Eagle Materials Inc., plans a summer start for a slag cement grinding and finishing operation in Houston. In tandem with a Buda, Texas flagship plant, the new mill strengthens Texas Lehigh’s footprint in a fast-growing…

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Manufacturers – February 2024

Heidelberg Materials North America cement plants in Edmonton, Alberta, and Delta, British Columbia, have earned Natural Resources Canada’s Energy Star for Industry Certification, which signifies that the facility performs in the top quartile of similar operations in Canada and the United States for energy efficiency. That metric is one of many aspects that Heidelberg Materials targets to protect the climate,…

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AEC Daily hosts Heidelberg Materials course on sustainable concrete mixes

Heidelberg Materials North America is offering a free American Institute of Architects-accredited on-demand course, “Mastering Sustainable Concrete: On the Road to Net Zero Construction,” to demonstrate to owners, contractors, specifiers and designers how to make structural material choices that promote decarbonization. Presented at www.aecdaily.com, the one-hour course focuses on the environmental impact of carbon emissions related to concrete, including a…

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Producers – December 2023

Heidelberg Materials North America has acquired the assets of Bach & Co. in New York, including a sand & gravel site and additional high-quality deposits. “This further strengthens our aggregates reserves in the northern New York State area and fortifies our vertically integrated footprint in this key market,” says Northeast Region President Alex Car. The deal reflects a strategic plan…

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Heidelberg Materials Sustainability course premiers on AEC Daily

Sources: Heidelberg Materials North America, Irving, Texas; CP staff Heidelberg Materials North America is offering a free American Institute of Architects-accredited course, “Mastering Sustainable Concrete: on the Road to Net Zero Construction,” informing owners, contractors, specifiers and designers of structural material choices that promote decarbonization. Available on AEC Daily’s online continuing education platform and geared toward learners with intermediate knowledge,…

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Heidelberg Materials dedicates $650M cement flagship

Sources: Heidelberg Materials North America, Irving, Texas; CP staff Heidelberg Materials Chairman Dominik von Achten and Heidelberg Materials North America CEO Chris Ward formally ushered in a new era for the company’s century-old cement plant in Mitchell, Ind., unveiling advanced material handling, calciner, kiln and finishing equipment equal to 2.4 million metric tons per year. During a mid-June gathering, they…

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Canadian cement producers pen Carbon Roadmap companion

Along with member producers and downstream partners, the Cement Association of Canada has released Concrete Zero, an action plan for carbon emissions reduction measures up and down the industry’s value chain. The document builds on formal CO2 benchmarks that CAC and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada officials outlined last fall in Roadmap to Net-Zero Carbon Concrete by 2050. To…

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Producers – May 2023

Solidia Technologies is expanding production of its proprietary supplementary cementitious material in San Antonio, Texas, where it recently relocated headquarters from New Jersey. The engineered product improves the durability, workability, and overall properties of concrete, while mineralizing captured carbon dioxide to reduce by 30-40 percent the greenhouse gas emissions associated with finished slabs or structures.  With significantly more SCM capacity…

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Heidelberg Materials adds recycled aggregate sites in Windy City market

Heidelberg Materials North America is extending its Revolve Recycled Aggregates brand through the Little Calumet Yard in Chicago and nearby Gary Yard over the Indiana state line. Both sites serve customers seeking responsibly sourced inputs for their sustainable construction projects. Heidelberg Materials is working with a strategic partner, Z Materials, to accept clean construction or demolition debris and concrete rubble…

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