Publicly Traded Companies

The Industry’s Publicly Traded Companies Provide An Industry Barometer When They Release Their Quarterly Reports. Vulcan MaterialsVulcan Materials Co. announced results for the quarter ended June 30. Total revenues increased sharply from the prior year driven by double-digit growth in the company’s legacy business as well as the addition of U.S. Concrete operations. Total revenues were $1.954 billion, up from…

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Permitting – July 2022

The United States District Court reinstated mining contracts for CEMEX’s Soledad Canyon operation in California, according to KHTS News. The ruling by the United States District Court vacated the Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) decision in 2019 and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) decision in 2015 that confirmed expiration of contracts on July 31, 2020.   American Aggregates of…

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CEMEX U.S. Business Jumps 18%

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. announced strong results for the first quarter of 2022, with consolidated Net Sales and EBITDA growing 13% and 3%, respectively, on a year-over-year basis, despite a challenging cost environment.  The growth was led by a 12% increase in cement prices in like-to-like terms, 8% in ready-mix, and 7% in aggregates, with all regions contributing to pricing…

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CEMEX Expands Use of Renewable Diesel at California Operations

CEMEX continues to expand its use of low-carbon alternative fuels at several of its California operations, utilizing renewable diesel to power trucks and machinery as part of its global Future in Action program aimed at reducing CO2 emissions throughout its operations and supply chain. “At CEMEX, we have ambitious goals to reduce our CO2 emissions across our value chain, and…

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Reports From California, North Carolina

A mining and reclamation project was approved by Yolo County, Calif., supervisors following a lengthy presentation, deliberation and public comment session, according to the Daily Democrat. The Teichert Shifler Mining and Reclamation project involves an application to establish a new mining operation to extract sand and gravel aggregate along lower Cache Creek. Referred to as the Teichert Shifler operation, the…

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Local Focus

CEMEX’s 474 Sand Mine Illustrates How An International Operator Can Build Relationships By Focusing On Local Communities. By Therese Dunphy Adaptation has been the key to success for recent industry community relations programs. This is particularly true at CEMEX’s 474 Sand Mine, which was recognized as a Platinum Community Relations Award winner during the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s…

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