Roanoke Cement to add 70K tons to Chesapeake terminal capacity

Sources: Roanoke Cement Co., Virginia; CP staff Roanoke Cement has begun work on a $40 million storage dome and companion infrastructure at its Chesapeake Terminal, near Norfolk, Va. The dome will bring 70,000 tons of capacity, tripling existing storage; facilitate additional supplementary cementitious material distribution; and, dovetail truck and rail loadout upgrades, strengthening an integrated logistics network under Titan America,…

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Roanoke Cement terminal to reach 100K tons with $37M expansion

Titan America projects a 2023 completion of a new 70,000-ton dome, plus truck and rail loadout infrastructure, at its Roanoke Cement Co. import terminal in Chesapeake, Va. With triple the present bulk storage capacity, the overhauled operation will be equipped to import and distribute fly ash, slag, and aggregates that are in demand throughout the Mid-Atlantic market. The Virginia investment…

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Roanoke Cement terminal to eclipse 100K tons with $37M expansion

Sources: Titan America, Norfolk, Va.; CP staff Titan America projects a 2023 completion of a new 70,000-ton dome, plus truck and rail loadout infrastructure, at its Roanoke Cement Co. import terminal in Chesapeake, Va. With triple the present bulk storage capacity, the overhauled operation will be equipped to import and distribute fly ash, slag, and aggregates that are in demand…

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National Steering Committee books another record CIM Auction

The National Steering Committee for the Concrete Industry Management program reports $1.74 million-plus in gross revenue from its annual auction, staged during World of Concrete 2022 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Fueling the record kitty were winning bids for an Kenworth T880-mounted Alliance boom pump; Mack Granite-mounted McNeilus mixer; Con-Tech Mfg. High Performance Mixer package; Somero S-485 Laser Screed;…

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Roanoke mill moves first in ISO 50001 Energy management standard

Sources: Roanoke Cement Co., Virginia; CP staff

Roanoke Cement’s Troutville, Va., plant is the first U.S. operation of its kind to attain certification under ISO 50001 Energy management, a U.S. Department of Energy-sponsored standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization, Geneva. A voluntary program of best practices in continuous energy improvement, ISO 50001 mirrors standards more prevalent in cement and concrete production: 9001 Quality management systems and 14001 Environmental management systems. ISO 50001 provides plant operators a framework of requirements to:

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MANUFACTURERS – SEPTEMBER 2017

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Clearwater, Fla., water and energy technology specialist Kemco Systems has appointed David Lemen as vice president of Sales and Marketing, where he will lead the team’s water reuse and thermal energy recovery sales force. He has spent the last 11 years in the water and wastewater industry with Evoqua, most recently as business development manager for North American service products.

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MANUFACTURERS – DECEMBER 2016

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Roanoke Cement’s Richmond, Va., site has reached a safety milestone with admission into the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program. SHARP recognizes employers who have succeeded with exemplary injury and illness prevention strategies through OSHA’s “On-site Consultation Program.” It helps employers highlight potential hazards at their workplace, improve existing safety programs, and offers the opportunity of a one-year exemption from routine OSHA inspections.

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MANUFACTURERS – DECEMBER 2016

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Roanoke Cement’s Richmond, Va., site has reached a safety milestone with admission into the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program. SHARP recognizes employers who have succeeded with exemplary injury and illness prevention strategies through OSHA’s “On-site Consultation Program.” It helps employers highlight potential hazards at their workplace, improve existing safety programs, and offers the opportunity of a one-year exemption from routine OSHA inspections.

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