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World Demand for Aggregates to Grow 5.2 Percent

The worldwide market for construction aggregates is projected to advance to 51.7 billion metric tons in 2019, representing an annual growth rate of 5.2 percent. Residential building applications for aggregates will be driven by upturns in the housing markets of developed countries and by rising personal incomes in developing countries, which will spur demand for more modern housing.

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LafargeHolcim Posts Solid Cement, Aggregates Results

LafargeHolcim posted solid results in North America as a result of both the continuing recovery in the United States as well as successful price management and cost optimization, according to the company.

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Lafarge's Presque Isle Quarry Recognized

Lafarge North America (a member of LafargeHolcim) received recognition for its Presque Isle Quarry in Michigan as part of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Safety, Environment and Community Relations Excellence Awards for 2015. The quarry received the silver level award for community relations.

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Presidential Candidates on Infrastructure

While the current presidential election campaign has produced its share of marquee moments and sound bites, very little has been said about infrastructure. So what have the candidates said about rebuilding our nation's roads and bridges? As it turns out, a lot of general rhetoric and very few substantive policy proposals.

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