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Concrete Manufacturers | September 2008

Holcim (US) Inc. has announced a long-term lease option to the mining rights on a 1,760-acre Clark County, Nev., site 40 miles east of Las Vegas. It will

Holcim (US) Inc. has announced a long-term lease option to the mining rights on a 1,760-acre Clark County, Nev., site 40 miles east of Las Vegas. It will soon begin testing to confirm viability of the limestone reserves as raw material for cement production. Noting their confidence in future growth projections for Nevada, company officials contend that the site Û potentially supplying sister Aggregate Industries operations in Las Vegas Û will position Holcim to support new development projects throughout the region. The company's Devil's Slide, Utah, mill currently supplies cement to Aggregate Industries.

Euclid Chemical has promoted Jesse Osborne to the position of market analyst, responsible for comprehensive sales and industry analyses for the Admixture and Construction Products Divisions, including market share tracking; demographic data collection; customer profile development; and, project-lead database management. Spanning nearly two decades, Osborne's career in the construction products industry began with product development for a global, North American-based construction chemical manufacturer, then moved into marketing and sales support as a technical marketing specialist, followed by a position as Euclid admixture product manager.