MANUFACTURERS – AUGUST 2021

CarbonCure Technologies in Halifax, Nova Scotia, has named to its board of directors B+H Architects Global Sustainability Lead and Senior Principal Lisa Bate, immediate past World Green Building Council chair, and, retired AECOM Chief Executive Officer Michael Burke. The company has also named CEO Robert Niven, who founded the business in 2012, as chairman. “Since buildings are the source of…

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Titan’s Separation Technologies proves new fly ash reclamation process

Sources: Titan America LLC, Norfolk, Va.; Separation Technologies LLC, Roanoke, Va.; CP staff Separation Technologies (ST) has commissioned its first industrial scale plant engineered to reclaim fly ash from coal ash impoundment basins. A pilot facility at the Talen Energy Brunner Island Steam Electric Station in York Haven, Pa. combines the Titan America subsidiary’s new proprietary drying and screening system…

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ORGANIZATIONS – FEBRUARY 2021

The Portland Cement Association has named 2020 John P. Gleason Jr., Leadership Awards recipients, each recognized for efforts in advancing industry programs and initiatives in three categories:

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Titan Florida earns first zero waste nod from LEED administrator

Better known as Pennsuco, the Titan America cement plant in Medley, Fla., is the first operation of its kind to attain the highest level of certification under the Total Resource Use and Efficiency (TRUE) rating system for zero waste. Administered alongside the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system by the U.S. Green Building Council-aligned Green Business Certification…

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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 – JANUARY 2019

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Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, S.A.B. de C.V. reports ramp up of a 440,000-metric-ton capacity expansion of its Rapid City, S.D., cement plant. Work at the Dacotah mill began in 2016, with a total investment of just over $100 million. The expansion increases the plant’s production capacity to 1,167,000 mt and is expected to reduce variable production costs. Tie-in of the new facilities was completed in late November, while production—suspended during that phase—has resumed and the new facilities are in the stabilization process.

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ORGANIZATIONS – OCTOBER 2017

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Convening in Chicago for its Fall Congress, Portland Cement Association announced recipients of the 2017 John P. Gleason, Jr., Leadership Awards. Named for PCA’s president from 1986–2007, they honor individuals in three categories who have exhibited leadership in association activities tied to member company objectives and operations:

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Titan/STI’s Constantino first up in ASTM International Ambassadors program

Sources: ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa.; CP staff

Separation Technologies LLC Director Business Development Dr. Cesar Constantino will deliver the inaugural presentation under a new program linking North America-based ASTM members with overseas peers aiming to apply Society standards to strengthen their practices and industries.

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