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CEMENT INDUSTRY HONORS LEADERS IN SAFETY INNOVATION

May 10th, 2017|

PCA Announces 2017 Safety Innovation Awards May 9, 2017, WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced the winners of the 2017 Safety Innovation Awards, which recognize creative safety-enhancing projects in the cement industry. Presented at the PCA Board meeting and Fly-In event, the winners were determined by a panel of judges that evaluated [...]

CALPORTLAND PREVIEWS FIRST CNG MIXER AT ADVANCED CLEAN TRANSPORTATION EXPO

May 4th, 2017|

CalPortland’s first CNG mixer displayed at ACT EXPO Long Beach CA Long Beach, CA, May 4, 2017 – The Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) EXPO, taking place this week in Long Beach, CA, was the venue for the recent preview by Kenworth of CalPortland’s first clean Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) mixer.  The all-white Kenworth T880S with [...]

CALPORTLAND RECEIVES 2017 U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR – SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE AWARD

April 28th, 2017|

CalPortland recognized for sustained leadership to protect the environment Washington, D.C., April 27, 2017 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has presented the 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award to CalPortland for its continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. CalPortland’s accomplishments were recognized by [...]

EPA RECOGNIZES CALPORTLAND WITH 2017 ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR – SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE AWARD

April 6th, 2017|

CalPortland recognized for its sustained leadership to protect the environment Glendora, CA, April 6, 2017 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized CalPortland with a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. CalPortland’s accomplishments will be [...]

BLM California Desert District Announces Appointments to Desert Advisory Council

January 17th, 2017|

News Release from BLM California Desert District Office January 17, 2017 MORENO VALLEY, CA January 17, 2017 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today announced new appointments to the California Desert District citizen-based Desert Advisory Council (DAC) which advises the agency on over 10 million acres of southern California desert public land management issues. [...]

CalPortland Receives Energy Efficiency Rebate from Tucson Electric Power

January 17th, 2017|

Rillito, AZ , January 14, 2017 – The CalPortland Rillito Cement Plant received an energy efficiency rebate check in the amount of $71,212.70 from Tucson Electric Power (TEP). TEP Commercial Energy Solutions program is an Arizona Corporation Commission approved program providing incentive funds for energy efficiency projects. CalPortland is a construction materials company providing materials [...]

CalPortland Constructing Burrowing Owl Habitat

December 12th, 2016|

Dec. 12, 2016, Phoenix, AZ – CalPortland is “perched” as the rock products industry’s first company to safely construct burrowing owl habitats within one of their mining sites. A large community housing project is underway developing the infrastructure required to support the residents in a safe, comfortable, environmentally efficient manner. Only the incoming residents will [...]

PCA Elects 2017 Board of Directors Leadership

December 7th, 2016|

Dec. 7, 2016, Washington, D.C. – The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced that Allen Hamblen, President and CEO of CalPortland Company, has been elected chairman of the PCA Board of Directors, and Tom Beck, President of Continental Cement Company, was elected vice chairman. Hamblen takes over PCA board chairmanship from John Stull, CEO of U.S. Cement [...]

CalPortland Celebrates 125 Year Anniversary

September 19th, 2016|

September 19, 2016, Glendora, CA,  – CalPortland is proud to announce and celebrate its 125 Year Anniversary on September 21, 2016. The company was established in 1891 in Colton, CA as California Portland Cement Company, the first cement production facility west of the Rocky Mountains. Strategically placed to provide construction materials for the expansion of [...]

Cement Industry Recognizes Leading Environmental Stewards

August 31st, 2016|

Aug. 31, 2016, WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Portland Cement Association (PCA) today announced winners of the 2016 Energy and Environment Awards, recognizing outstanding environmental and community relations efforts that go above and beyond simply what is required. Plants throughout North America were evaluated in five categories, and recognized for environmental efforts completed in 2015. “The [...]