View Full Version : Holcim US Inc. Planning $100 Million Dollar Upgrade to Ada Plant



Plutonic Panda
06-09-2014, 04:26 PM
This ought to be good for the city.


Company plans $100M upgrades at Ada plant

Posted: Jun 09, 2014 7:39 AM CDT
Updated: Jun 09, 2014 7:39 AM CDT
ADA, Okla. (AP) - A Massachusetts-based company says it plans to spend $100 million to make improvements to its cement plant in Ada.
Holcim US Inc. is awaiting approval from state environmental officials to begin the modernization project. Holcim's Robin DeCarlo tells The Ada News (Holcim US Inc. to invest $100 million on Ada cement plant modernization Local News theadanews.com - Ada, Oklahoma (http://bit.ly/SHbmJF) ) that the project will create 250 temporary jobs at the plant in Ada.

DeCarlo says the modernization project involves upgrading the plant's kiln line - and will increase the facility's capacity by about 20 percent. The plant now employs 120 people.

Ada Jobs Foundation CEO Mike Southard says the project will have a significant economic impact on the area- through the temporary jobs and by ensuring Holcim's long-term presence in the community.

Holcim is one of the world's largest suppliers of cement and aggregates.

Plutonic Panda
06-09-2014, 04:45 PM
Another piece on this this by NewsOk.

$100M upgrade to add 250 jobs at Ada cement plant | News OK (http://newsok.com/100m-upgrade-to-add-250-jobs-at-ada-cement-plant/article/4890861)

theparkman81
06-13-2014, 06:09 PM
Yeah it will be a great for my hometown of Ada, some exciting news from here.