Lafarge Canada gauges carbon factor in switch to renewable-petro diesel blend

Lafarge Canada is testing R50, an equal blend of petroleum and renewable diesel fuel, across its greater Vancouver area on- and off-road fleet. The R50 demonstration stems from a partnership with 4Refuel, which offers the alternative to the producer’s B5 blend—5 percent biodiesel, 95 percent petroleum diesel. With operations in Milton, Ontario and Grapevine, Texas, 4Refuel produces renewable diesel through…

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Producers – November 2022

Lehigh Hanson Inc. has acquired JEV Recycling Inc., which runs a major concrete and asphalt materials facility in Woodinville, Wash. The deal times with the addition of a similar operation in Redmond, Wash. at Cadman Inc., Lehigh Hanson’s Pacific Northwest franchise and a key Seattle market ready mixed and aggregates player. The new facility processes slab or structural rubble into…

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Amid start up of its 2 million ton/year Port-Daniel–Gascons mill in eastern Quebec, McInnis Cement has outlined an Atlantic provinces distribution plan anchored on the acquisition of two CRH Canada terminals serving New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. McInnis will honor the facilities’ order log, integrate current staff, and—under a separate agreement—begin cement deliveries to CRH Canada terminals in Long Pond, Argentia and Corner Brook, Newfoundland this fall.

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