Corporate

CONCRETE BUILDINGS, PAVEMENTS AND STRUCTURES FUNCTION AS STOREHOUSES OF ATMOSPHERIC CARBON

2019-06-26T06:07:11-07:00June 26th, 2019|Blog, Corporate|

Glendora, CA, June 26, 2019 – Concrete buildings, pavements and structures are silently absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. It appears to such a degree that the built environment represents one of the world’s largest storehouses of carbon. Yet this information is currently excluded from global, national, and regional greenhouse gas accounting methods. This is [...]

Incorporating the Effect of Carbonation in Concrete Life Cycle Assessment

2019-06-24T12:34:15-07:00June 26th, 2019|Blog, Corporate|

The effect of greenhouse gas emissions on the atmosphere is a hotly debated topic. Within this debate, there is a specific focus on the role of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Concrete has been the target of much criticism as a source of CO2 emissions. Much of this criticism reflects a lack of understanding of the [...]

CALPORTLAND CONTINUES UPGRADES AT ORO GRANDE CEMENT PLANT

2019-06-04T09:03:48-07:00June 4th, 2019|Blog, Corporate|

NEW RAIL MOVING TECHNOLOGY REDUCES EQUIPMENT EMISSIONS Oro Grande, CA, June 4, 2019 – CalPortland announced additional implementation of modern industrial technology at the Oro Grande cement plant following the recent commissioning of the new cement finish mill and loadout facilities. Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District (MDAQMD) awarded a $339,948 grant to CalPortland in [...]

CALPORTLAND DEDICATES NEW CEMENT BULK LOADING FACILITY AT ORO GRANDE CEMENT PLANT

2019-05-10T11:07:14-07:00May 9th, 2019|Blog, Corporate|

Glendora, CA, May 9, 2019 – CalPortland announced the official opening of a state-of-the-art rapid fill bulk cement loading station at the Oro Grande, CA cement plant during a customer appreciation ribbon cutting event on May 9, 2019. Loading stations 7 and 8 are the final steps in a plant modernization program that was originally [...]

61ST ANNUAL IEEE-IAS/PCA CONVEYS TOP PAPER HONORS TO ENGINEERS OF CALPORTLAND MOJAVE MILL UPGRADE PROJECT

2019-05-05T23:31:52-07:00May 5th, 2019|Blog, Corporate|

Glendora, CA May 6, 2019  - The IEEE-IAS/PCA recently announced top honors for technical papers submitted for review and presentation at the 61st Annual IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Technical Conference held in St. Louis, MO.  Top honors were awarded to the team of CalPortland engineers Alan Simmons and Gurjeet Sarao, and FLSmidth engineer David Campain.  The CalPortland/FLSmidth [...]

CALPORTLAND® RECEIVES 2019 ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR – SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE AWARD

2019-04-16T11:48:20-07:00April 16th, 2019|Blog, Corporate|

Glendora, CA April 16, 2019  –  CalPortland® announced that it has received the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. The company’s accomplishments were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on [...]

PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2019 ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT AWARD WINNERS

2019-04-15T09:13:22-07:00April 9th, 2019|Blog, Corporate|

April 9, 2019, WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced the winners of the 2019 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 recognized for environmental efforts completed in 2018. “The awards [...]

CALPORTLAND® EARNS 2019 ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR – SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE AWARD

2019-04-09T08:28:07-07:00April 9th, 2019|Blog, Corporate|

Glendora, CA April 9, 2019  -  CalPortland® is proud to announce that it has been awarded the 2019 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 Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a [...]

CALPORTLAND ANNOUNCES COMMISSIONING OF NEW FINISH MILL AT ORO GRANDE CEMENT PLANT

2019-03-22T15:33:43-07:00March 22nd, 2019|Blog, Corporate|

Glendora, CA  March 22, 2019 - CalPortland announces the commissioning of a new finish cement grinding mill and distribution system at its Oro Grande, CA cement plant. The project is the culmination of the partial plant modernization program that was originally completed in 2008, prior to the acquisition of the facility by CalPortland. The Oro [...]

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: CALIFORNIA CEMENT INDUSTRY RESPONDS TO DECEPTIVE SIERRA CLUB REPORT

2019-02-25T19:29:21-07:00February 25th, 2019|Blog, Corporate|

February 25, 2019  Glendora, CA - A recent paper commissioned by the Sierra Club California and authored by Global Efficiency Intelligence paints an inaccurate and intentionally misleading picture of the California cement industry. The Coalition for Sustainable Cement Manufacturing & Environment (CSCME) along with the California Nevada Cement Association (CNCA) have addressed the paper’s sensational [...]