New Slag Cement Facility to Open in Houston, Texas

Posted 11-04-2024
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The construction of a new slag cement facility in Texas is expected to be completed this year.

A 50-50 joint venture between Eagle Materials Inc. and Heidelberg Materials North America – Texas Lehigh Cement Company is expected to yield an annual production capacity around 500,000 tons.

“This announcement is an important step for Eagle Materials in extending our ability to meet the demands of our customers in a fast-growing market like Texas” commented Michael Haack, President and CEO of Eagle Materials Inc.

“We are committed to continued progress across our environmental stewardship initiatives, and the new Texas Lehigh Cement Company slag facility is another exciting step towards increasing the sustainability of our business.”

Through this expansion, Texas Lehigh reaffirms its dedication to being the preferred supplier of cementitious materials in the Texas market, encompassing vital urban centres like Houston and Austin.

This initiative aligns with the anticipated surge in demand for cementitious materials and underscores the company's endeavour to lower the carbon intensity across its product portfolio.


About Eagle Materials Inc.

Eagle Materials Inc. is a leading U.S. manufacturer of heavy construction products and light building materials. Eagle’s primary products, Portland Cement and Gypsum Wallboard, are essential for building, expanding and repairing roads and highways and for building and renovating residential, commercial and industrial structures across America.

Eagle manufactures and sells its products through a network of more than 70 facilities spanning 21 states and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Visit for more information.


About Texas Lehigh Cement Company LP

Texas Lehigh Cement Company is a 50/50 joint venture between Eagle Materials Inc. and Heidelberg Materials North America and has been in continuous operation since 1978.

The joint venture was formed in 1986 and operates a cement facility in Buda, Texas and distribution facilities throughout north, central and south Texas.


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