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lehigh portland cement company history

Company History: Lehigh Portland Cement Companyproduces cements,concrete and concrete products,lightweight aggregates, andrelated construction materials and services. After80 years of independent operation it was purchased by a German company,Heidelberger Zement A.G., in1977.

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  • OurHistory|LehighValley Sporting Clays

    OurHistory|LehighValley Sporting Clays

    By 1920Lehigh Portland Cementwas the nation’s largestcement companyin terms of plants, with annual production topping more than 12 million barrels of its high-qualityPortland cement. In 1923 thecompanybuilt one of the region’s largestcementplants in Birmingham, Alabama and by 1927 thecompany’s owned 21 plants in ten states.

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  • History – Monarch Cement Company

    History – Monarch Cement Company

    The MonarchPortland Cement Companyis founded on Coal Creek, directly south of Humboldt, Kansas. 1909 The plant opens with a capacity of 5,000 barrels daily …

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  • Lehigh Cement Company   Lehigh Hanson

    Lehigh Cement Company Lehigh Hanson

    Lehigh Cement Company began as asingle-mill operation in Ormrod,Pennsylvania, in1897. As the demand for concrete increased in the early twentieth century, the company thrived, making us a pillar of the many communities around us, bringing employment and economic benefit to small towns and big cities for more than 120 years.

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  • HISTORY| craigsville

    HISTORY| craigsville

    TheLehigh Portland Cement Companyclosed in 1968 as well as the Craigsville division of the Stillwater Worsted Mill Industry. The building that was formerly Stillwater is currently used for storage. On the positive side, the Augusta Correctional Center moved into Estaline Valley.

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  • Beyond Steel: An Archive ofLehighValley Industry and

    Beyond Steel: An Archive ofLehighValley Industry and

    Portland cementis the powder that, combined with sand, aggregate and water, creates concrete. It was invented in England in the first half of the nineteenth century. But in theLehighValley, between 1871 and 1899, three events occurred that changed the American, and then the internationalPortland cement…

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  • Lehigh Portland Cement Company History in Iola   Lehigh

    Lehigh Portland Cement Company History in Iola Lehigh

    In 1917 the plant was sold to Lehigh Portland Cement Company and provided Iola’s largest industrial payroll until it ceased in 1970. Part of the Lehigh grounds is now occupied by theGates Rubber Company. Most of the houses have been either moved or torn down.

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  • Keeping the memory alive: Former workers recall Alpha

    Keeping the memory alive: Former workers recall Alpha

    Historyof AlphaPortland Cement Co. April 8, 1895: AlphaPortland Cement Co. is incorporated in New Jersey and purchases the WhitakerCementplant in Bonneville, N.J. Advertisement

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  • Portland Cement   Lehigh Hanson, Inc.

    Portland Cement Lehigh Hanson, Inc.

    Although natural cement dates back to the Romans, by the late 1800s builders were turning to its manufactured counterpart, portland cement, for higher strength and more consistent performance. Englishbricklayer Joseph Aspdinis widely credited for the invention of modern portland cement.

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  • Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum | Northampton, PA …

    Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum | Northampton, PA …

    Through its collection of artifacts, it tells of the impact of the more than 5,000 workers who were employed in the five plants built here between 1889 and the closing of the last plant in 1982. These plants made cement for some of the most famous American projects of the 20th Century, including. ThePanama Canal.

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  • CementPlant A Vital Cog inHistoryof Iola  Lehigh

    CementPlant A Vital Cog inHistoryof Iola Lehigh

    There is an old legend at the Lehigh Portland cement plant here concerning the first batch of cement which was manufactured in the Iola plant, way hack in 1899. Samples were sent out from the first barrels of cement which were produced, and a New Orleans contractor, doing work on the levees in Louisiana, bought an entire train load of the product.

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  • Lehigh Portland Cement Company|

    Lehigh Portland Cement Company|

    Lehigh Portland Cement Company7660 Imperial WayAllentown, Pennsylvania 18195U.S.A.(610) 366-4600Fax: (610) 366-4680 Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Heidelberger Zement A.GIncorporated: 1897Employees: 6,000Sales: $1.2 billion (1997 est.)SICs: 3241Cement, Hydraulic; 3271 Concrete Block & Brick; 3272 Concrete Products, Except Block & Brick; 3273 Ready-Mixed Concrete Source for information onLehigh...

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  • Northampton Area Historical Society  History

    Northampton Area Historical Society History

    Forced into making farm implements and wagons, the village survived but never achieved its full measure of development until the arrival of the AtlasPortland Cement Companyin 1895. The Atlas was soon joined by the LawrencePortland Cement Companyand gave the township a …

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