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 [...]


March 28th, 2016|

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized CalPortland with a 2016 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 recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 13, 2016. “Entering our third decade as an ENERGY STAR [...]


February 24th, 2016|

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that 70 manufacturing plants have achieved ENERGY STAR® certification for their superior energy performance in 2015. Together, these manufacturing plants saved a significant amount of energy, cut their energy bills by $476 million, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by more than five million metric [...]

Taiheiyo Cement USA and CalPortland Announce Completion of California Expansion

October 1st, 2015|

Glendora, CA - Taiheiyo Cement U.S.A, Inc. and CalPortland Company are pleased to announce the purchase of certain Riverside cement business assets in California from Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. was successfully completed on September 30, 2015. The assets identified in the purchase include the Oro Grande Cement Facility, and two rail sided product distribution terminals [...]


September 1st, 2015|

SKOKIE, IL — Portland Cement Association (PCA) named Bill Larson a winner of a 2015 John P. Gleason Jr., Leadership Award. Presented at PCA’s annual fall committee meeting, the awards honor employees of member companies who have exhibited industry leadership by taking the Association in new directions. Awards are presented in each of PCA’s three [...]