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CALPORTLAND® RECEIVES 2018 ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR – SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE AWARD

April 25th, 2018|

CalPortland recognized for its sustained leadership to protect the environment April 25, 2018, Glendora, CA – CalPortland® is proud to announce that it has received the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. This prestigious award was presented to CalPortland at a ceremony in [...]

CEMENT INDUSTRY HONORS PLANT SAFETY

April 24th, 2018|

PCA Announces 2018 Chairman’s Safety Performance Award Winners April 24, 2018, WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced the winners of the Chairman’s Safety Performance Awards, which recognize outstanding safety performance in the manufacturing of portland cement, the core ingredient used in all forms of concrete. Presented at the 2018 Cement and Concrete [...]

CEMENT INDUSTRY RECOGNIZES LEADING ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDS

April 24th, 2018|

PCA Announces 2018 Energy and Environment Award Winners April 24, 2018, WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Portland Cement Association (PCA) today announced the winners of the 2018 Energy and Environment (E&E) Awards, recognizing outstanding environmental and community relations efforts that go above and beyond what is required. Submissions from plants across the U.S. were evaluated and [...]

CALPORTLAND® EARNS 2018 ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR – SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE AWARD

April 2nd, 2018|

CalPortland® recognized for its sustained leadership to protect the environment Glendora, CA, April 2, 2018 – CalPortland® is proud to announce that it has been awarded the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. CalPortland’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental [...]

EPA Announces 2017 ENERGY STAR® Certified Manufacturing Plants

March 27th, 2018|

WASHINGTON (March 27, 2018) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that 93 manufacturing plants earned ENERGY STAR certification for their superior energy performance in 2017. Together, these plants reduced their energy bills by almost $340 million, saved more than 60 trillion British thermal units (TBtu) of energy, and achieved broad emissions reductions, including 4 [...]

2017 FINAL TAX LEGISLATION WILL REDUCE RATES FOR CONSTRUCTION FIRMS, SPUR ECONOMIC GROWTH

February 6th, 2018|

OPTIMISM FOR THE FUTURE OF THE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS INDUSTRY Glendora, CA  – President Trump and Congress have delivered on their promise to provide tax reform that will empower American companies as they compete in the world economy.  The President officially signed the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" into law on Dec. 22, 2017. Strengthening economic [...]

THE LAUNCH OF THE “BETSY J”

December 5th, 2017|

CalPortland’s Santosh aggregate site, located in Scappoose, Oregon, required new excavating equipment for ongoing efficient mining operations. A cutter head suction dredge was needed to replace an aging (35 year-old!) Marion dragline which has been used at the Santosh site since 1996. After many years of reliable service, the dragline was approaching the end of [...]

CATALINA PACIFIC®, A CALPORTLAND® COMPANY, ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF CNG MIXER FLEET

October 23rd, 2017|

CNG/RNG CONCRETE MIXER FLEET IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES – Catalina Pacific®, a CalPortland® Company, announced Monday the launch of its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered concrete mixer truck fleet, which will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) and smog-causing emissions in Southern California. The company commissioned 118 new “Near-Zero Emission” concrete mixer trucks to be in [...]

CALPORTLAND’S MARK ROCK WINS NSSGA AWARD FOR SAFEGUARDING WORKERS

September 8th, 2017|

September 8, 2017, ALEXANDRIA, VA – Mark Rock, senior vice president of risk management for CalPortland, will receive the 2017 James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional of the Year Award. The award, presented annually by the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) recognizes an individual for substantial commitment and contributions to safe and [...]

CALPORTLAND HELPS CELEBRATE INTERSTATE 10 “SEVENTY-YEAR” ANNIVERSARY

August 18th, 2017|

Ontario, CA, August 18, 2017 – CalPortland joined The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), California Nevada Cement Association, Southwest Concrete Pavement Association, the American Concrete Pavement Association and Portland Cement Association to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Interstate 10 (I-10) today, at the Ontario Airport Hotel & Conference Center in Ontario. State legislators, leadership of [...]