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Press Releases

March 13, 2014

A Leader in Quality, Phoenix Cement Company Goes the Distance

Scottsdale, AZ. - On December 23rd of 2013, Salt River Materials Group (SRMG) - Phoenix Cement Company's Clarkdale Facility laboratory was added to the list of AASHTO Accredited Labs as part of the AASHTO Accreditation Program (AAP).

November 25, 2013

Phoenix Cement Again Recognized for Superior Energy-Efficient Operations

CLARKDALE, AZ — The Salt River Materials Group Phoenix Cement plant in Clarkdale, Arizona was recently honored with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR Label for 2013.

March 21, 2013

SRMG Plant Recieves ENERGY STAR® Label Six Years in a Row

CLARKDALE, AZ —  The Salt River Materials Group Phoenix Cement plant in Clarkdale, Arizona was recently honored with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR Label for 2012. 

September 20, 2011

SRMG Plant Recieves ENERGY STAR® Label Five Years in a Row

The Salt River Materials Group Phoenix Cement Plant in Clarkdale, Arizona was recently honored with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ENERGY STAR® Label for 2011.

November 30, 2010

SRMG Plant Receives ENERGY STAR® Label Four Years in a Row

Phoenix Cement Again Recognized for Energy-Efficient Operations 

SRMG Plant Receives ENERGY STAR ® Label Four Years in a Row

October 20, 2010

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Honors Salt River Materials Group for Energy Leadership

The Arizona Authority and the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) acknowledged Salt River Materials Group (SRMG), headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., during the 2010 Governor’s Rural and Regional Development Conference held in Flagstaff, Arizona.

April 27, 2010

Cement Industry Honors Salt River Materials Group’s Phoenix Cement Plant for Energy Efficient Operations

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) and Cement Americas magazine acknowledged the Salt River Materials Group’s Phoenix Cement Plant in Clarkdale, Ariz., as part of the 2010 Cement Industry Energy & Environmental Awards, honoring sustainable manufacturing practices.

February 06, 2009

Clarkdale Plant receives ENERGY STAR® award second year in a row

The Salt River Materials Group Phoenix Cement plant in Clarkdale, Arizona was recently honored with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR® award for 2008, after first receiving the award for 2007.

June 26, 2008

Phoenix Cement Company, with its marketing entity Salt River Materials Group, has filed

Phoenix Cement Company, with its marketing entity Salt River Materials Group, has filed an application with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality for an expedited air quality permit to expand its Clarkdale, Arizona plant to serve the projected explosion in population and future construction demand in the local area.  

June 25, 2008

Salt River Materials Group was named a winner of the 2007

Salt River Materials Group was named a winner of the 2008 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility today, distinguishing the employer as a leading practitioner of workplace flexibility in Arizona and across the nation.

April 23, 2008

Cement Plant Recognized by EPA for Energy-Efficient Operations

Phoenix Cement Company’s cement plant in Clarkdale, Ariz., was honored with its the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR® award.

March 05, 2008

A former Space Shuttle runway is getting a "green" makeover

A former Space Shuttle runway is getting a “green” makeover. Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) is providing 12,000 tons of fly ash to repair a deteriorating concrete runway that has seen some of the world’s most famous pilots and astronauts.