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CALPORTLAND® LAUNCHES ADVANCEMENT™ ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCT LINE

2020-06-15T08:48:48-07:00June 15th, 2020|Blog, Corporate, Environmental|

America’s most environmentally friendly portland-limestone blended cements. Glendora, CA June 15, 2020 - CalPortland® proudly announces its new line of portland-limestone blended cements, ADVANCEMENT™. ADVANCEMENT™ represents CalPortland’s commitment to providing environmentally friendly products, through the use of sustainable materials and renewable technologies. With up to 15% blended limestone by mass, the production of ADVANCEMENT™ generates [...]

CALPORTLAND® SIGNS NEW OK® RAW MILL DEAL WITH FLSMIDTH

2020-05-26T07:36:26-07:00May 26th, 2020|Blog, Corporate|

CalPortland awards FLSmidth an EPC contract for their Mojave Raw Mill Project. Glendora, CA May 26, 2020 – In an agreement signed earlier this month, CalPortland® has awarded a supply contract to FLSmidth for their Mojave Raw Mill Project. The scope of supply includes engineering, equipment and installation of a new OK® 48-4 Raw Mill [...]

CALPORTLAND® EARNS 2020 ENERGY STAR® PARTNER OF THE YEAR – SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE AWARD

2020-03-31T08:32:16-07:00March 31st, 2020|Blog, Corporate|

CalPortland earns award for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency! Glendora, CA March 31, 2020 - CalPortland® is proud to announce that it has been awarded the 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the [...]

The World is “Shaped By Concrete”!

2020-03-27T14:45:21-07:00March 27th, 2020|Corporate, Videos|

Modern society has been built using cement and concrete. These materials are used throughout our daily lives to shape the world around us. Our roadways, homes, schools, communities and cities have all been shaped by cement and concrete. In fact, the only other material consumed more than concrete is water.  Concrete is truly a building [...]

EPA ANNOUNCES 2019 ENERGY STAR® CERTIFIED MANUFACTURING PLANTS

2020-03-11T12:45:30-07:00March 11th, 2020|Blog, Corporate|

WASHINGTON (March 11, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that 95 U.S. manufacturing plants earned ENERGY STAR certification for being among the most energy-efficient plants in their industries during 2019. Compared to average facilities, these plants saved $520 million on energy bills and nearly 100 trillion British thermal units (Tbtu) of [...]

PCA LAUNCHES ‘SHAPED BY CONCRETE’ EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN

2020-02-18T10:01:08-08:00February 18th, 2020|Blog, Corporate, Uncategorized|

Washington, D.C. – February 3, 2020 – The Portland Cement Association (PCA) today announced Shaped by Concrete, a new educational campaign to increase awareness of the sustainability, resiliency and durability of concrete made with cement. The campaign will feature stories based on these themes, exploring how these construction materials shape the world around us to make our communities, cities [...]

CALPORTLAND RILLITO, AZ CEMENT PLANT EARNS EPA’S ENERGY STAR CERTIFICATION FOR SUPERIOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

2019-12-10T09:30:37-08:00December 10th, 2019|Blog, Corporate|

December 9, 2019, Glendora, CA  CalPortland® is proud to announce that the company’s Rillito, AZ cement plant has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR® certification.  Facility Certification signifies that the industrial plant performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels [...]

CALPORTLAND AND MDAQMD TEAM FOR MORE AIR QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS

2019-11-21T08:45:42-08:00November 21st, 2019|Blog, Corporate|

Oro Grande, CA, November 14, 2019 - CalPortland announces additional implementation of modern-technology industrial “low-emission” equipment at the Oro Grande cement plant following the commissioning of the new cement finish mill and loadout facilities in May 2019. With the assistance of the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District (MDAQMD), the company advances its campaign of [...]

CALPORTLAND RECEIVES GRAND AWARD AT WASHINGTON CONCRETE AND AGGREGATES ASSOCIATION EXCELLENCE IN CONCRETE AWARDS

2019-10-11T14:06:11-07:00October 1st, 2019|Blog, Corporate|

Seattle, WA October 1, 2019 - The Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association (WACA) presented the “Grand Award” to CalPortland for its work on the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program SR-99 Tunnel. The award was made on September 26th at the WACA 2019 Awards for Excellence in Concrete Construction, held at the Hyatt Regency Seattle. “The [...]