Graymont Eyes Further Expansion in Asia-Pacific

Graymont Ltd of Richmond, BC and Grupo Calidra of Santa Fe, Mexico say that they are moving ahead with the previously announced acquisition of the global lime and limestone business of Sibelco of Belgium. Graymont has completed the acquisition of five Sibelco lime plants and a number of limestone quarries on the east coast of...

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Mississippi Lime to Buy Southern Lime from Covia

Mississippi Lime Co of St Louis, MO has executed a definitive agreement to acquire the Calera, AL lime business of Covia, operating historically as Southern Lime. The Calera business supplies high-calcium quicklime and hydrated lime products to customers in the southern U.S. and across a range of end uses and applications. Unimin acquired the Calera...

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USLM Increases Sales of Lime/Limestone to Construction Industry

United States Lime & Minerals Inc (USLM) of Dallas, TX has reported a second quarter net income of US$2.6 million on revenues of US$32.9 million compared with US$5.7 million on revenues of US$ 32.5 million in the corresponding period of 2015. Revenues from the company’s lime and limestone operations increased 1.9% to US32.4 million. The...

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USLM Buoyed by Higher Construction Demand

United States Lime & Minerals Inc (USLM) of Dallas, TX has reported first quarter revenues from its lime and limestone operations of US$33.6 million compared with US$30.1 million in the first quarter of 2015. The increase resulted from higher sales volumes to its construction and industrial customers and a slight increase in realized prices. Improved...

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Cemex Agrees to Sell U.S. Cement Plants, Terminal

Cemex SAB de CV of Mexico has reached an agreement in principle for the sale of certain assets in the U.S. to Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua SAB de CV for US$400 million. The assets mainly consist of Cemex’s cement plants in Odessa, TX and Lyons, CO, three cement terminals and a building materials business in...

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