Cement Americas

APR 2019

Cement Americas provides comprehensive coverage of the North and South American cement markets from raw material extraction to delivery and tranportation to end user.

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6 CEMENT AMERICAS • Spring 2019 • www.cementamericas.com CEMENTSCOPE "Having started his career in commercial roles, we know he will bring strong leadership to the organization and drive continued growth across our U.S. business." Moreau rose through the Martin Marietta ranks to regional vice president, general manager and division president leading into his most recent position. He received a bachelor's degree in business/pre-law from Juniata College, and holds certifi- cates of achievement from Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Virginia-Darden School of Management. HeidelbergCement Leads Cement Sector on Environmental Performance CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) published the results of its company rating for 2018, one of the most important sustainability ratings for the capital market. HeidelbergCement received an A- in the cate- gories of "climate change" and "water", reinforcing the company's leading position in the cement sector on environmental performance. "We are proud that we maintained the leadership posi- tion from the previous year," said Dr. Bernd Scheife- le, chairman of the managing board of HeidelbergCe- ment. "This is a strong confirmation that we are on the right track with our Sustainability Commitments 2030. The excellent result encourages us to further reduce our ecological footprint across all business lines and on a global level. CDP rates the commitment and transparency of com- panies with respect to environmental and climate pro- tection with scores ranging from A (highest possible score) to D-. The goal of the CDP rating is to promote competition in the area of sustainability and encourage corporates to set ambitious environmental protection targets. About 7,000 companies provided data on their actions regarding climate change, water security and deforestation. Cemex Makes Executive Management Changes Cemex, S.A.B. de C.V. announced changes to its senior level organization, effective Feb. 1, 2019. Cemex Mexico President Juan Romero has been appoint- ed executive vice president of global commercial devel- opment. This new role aims to capitalize on the significant progress that Cemex has achieved in its Customer Centric- ity strategy, providing it with a formal structure that will allow new opportunities to add value to customers and markets. Cemex Colombia President Ricardo Naya will suc- ceed Romero as president of Cemex Mexico. Cemex Europe President Jaime Elizondo has been appoint- ed executive vice president of global supply chain develop- ment. This new role aims to evolve Cemex's supply chain capabilities to gain additional efficiencies in end-to-end operations. Sergio Menendez, current distribution channel vice president for Cemex Mexico, will succeed Elizondo as president of Cemex Europe. "Strengthening capabilities and experiences in our exec- utive committee has been priority as we evolve Cemex to continue making progress towards our business priorities and capitalizing on new opportunities," said Fernando A. Gonzalez, chief executive officer of Cemex. "Our people are our greatest asset and I have confidence that our new lead- ers will build a stronger Cemex." All other regional presidents and executive vice presidents have been ratified in their positions. Facility Using New Grinding Technologies for Slag Cement; Pozzolans Charah Solutions Inc., a provider of environmental and maintenance services to the power generation indus- try, announced that it has opened its first facility using new patented technologies for grinding granulated blast furnace slag (GBFS) to create supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs). This fully operational facility at the Port of Coeymans, a marine terminal located 10 miles south of Albany, N.Y., and 100 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River, is accessible by ship, truck and rail, and is selling materials to concrete product manufacturers throughout the North- east. "Charah Solutions is one of the leading fly ash sales and marketing companies in the country, and we are excited to open this first facility that will supplement the cemen- titious materials we are already providing without the use of fly ash," said Charles Price, president and CEO of Charah Solutions. "The Port of Coeymans is an ideal location for us

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