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Carmeuse Lime & Stone

Address: 11 Stanwix Street, 21st Floor
Pittsburgh, PA
15222-1324
Certification: ISO 9001:2008
Business Activity: Manufacturer / Service / Exporter
Phone: 866-780-0974
Toll Free: 866-780-0974
Fax: 412-995-5570
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About Carmeuse Lime & Stone

Manufactures of high calcium and dolomitic quicklime; hydrated lime; chemical grade limestone; crushed limestone aggregate; milled limestone and agricultural lime.

Carmeuse Lime & Stone is a leading manufacturer of lime and limestone products used to benefit the environment in many ways including cleaner air, cleaner water and improved soil characteristics.

Carmeuse products are diversely utilized across a wide range of industries including steel manufacturing, power generation, road construction and land development, water and waste water treatment, pulp and paper production, and more.

Staffed by up to 2,000 employees throughout 28 production facilities in Eastern US and Canada, with North America operations headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Carmeuse not only offers products, but also value-added services such as technical support, application support, and logistics support to optimize customer processes.

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Featured Products offered by Carmeuse Lime & Stone

  • AGGREGATES
    Crushed limestone aggregate and chemical stone - high quality, natural deposits of limestone meet chemical and physical property requirements for various industries. Manufactured crushed aggregates are utilized in a broad range of products for the construction industry including: concrete, asphalt pavement, asphalt surface treatments, road base, structural fill, railroad ballast, armoring, drainage and erosion control.
  • AGRICULTURAL LIMESTONE: Ground
    Agricultural farming requires high quality fertilizer additives in order to balance pH levels and improve plant health in grown consumer foods. For this purpose Carmeuse manufactures high calcium and dolomitic quicklime, hydrated lime and chemical grade limestone.
  • ANIMAL FOOD & SUPPLEMENTS: Feed Supplements
    Animal farming requires the best possible feed grade additives for the health and proper bone development farm animals and for good formation of eggshells in chickens. As additives, Carmeuse produces lime and limestone products that have been popularly used throughout time in the farming industry.
  • ANIMAL FOOD & SUPPLEMENTS: Mineral feed supplements
    For nurturing animals with optimum health, proper bone structure and good formation of eggshells in chickens, farmers need the high quality and reliable animal feed additives. For this purpose, Carmeuse produces special milled limestone that has been popularly used throughout time in the farming industry.
  • BATCHING PLANTS: Aggregate Concrete & Bulk Cement
    Crushed aggregates are utilized in a broad range of products for the construction industry including aggregate concrete and bulk cement. Carmeuse’s limestone products are popularly used in ready-mix plants throughout the Eastern U.S.
  • BUILDING MATERIALS
    Carmeuse provides contactors in the building industry with quality high calcium and dolomitic lime and limestone products for the production of ASTM approved building products in civil engineering, road construction and land development. Carmeuse also provides custom grading of aggregate to meet contractor specifications.
  • BUILDING PRODUCTS
    Building products include ASTM approved, Carmeuse’s Type S hydrated lime for mortar and masonry construction projects, stucco and interior finish plasters. Milled limestone for filler in asphalt roofing shingles, a binder in latex adhesive for carpet backing, self-consolidating concrete mix filler, and a component of drilling fluids for the oil and gas market. Carmeuse can crush limestone aggregates of various size grades to meet project specifications.
  • CALCIUM CARBONATE
    Calcium carbonate is a chemical compound with the formula CaCO3 in limestone along with calcite and aragonite. Popular uses include: agricultural lime, building materials, steel manufacturing, water treatment and waste water treatment, sugar refining and the food industry, paint, paper and pulp and more.
  • CALCIUM HYDROXIDE
    Hydrated lime, often times referred to as slaked lime, is made when water is added to quicklime. The addition of water causes the oxides of calcium and magnesium have been converted to hydroxides. The physical properties of hydrated lime are white and powdery.
  • CALCIUM OXIDE
    Made from high quality, natural deposits of limestone, and meeting exacting chemical and physical properties, Carmeuse has a broad range of quicklime products that provide high-performance, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly attributes and benefits for a broad range of industrial applications. Carmeuse has high calcium quicklime and dolomitic quicklime products made from limestone containing over 98% calcium carbonate. Quicklime (Calcium Oxide) is used in the following industrial applications: Steel Making, FGT, Construction, Masonry & Mortars, Water Treatment, Chemical Processes, Mining Industry, Paper, Pulp and PCC, Remediation of Sludges and Wastes and Glass Manufacturing
  • CHEMICALS
    Carmeuse produces high calcium and dolomitic quicklime, hydrated lime and chemical grade limestone that are used in a variety of industries including steel making, the power generation industry, construction industry, water and waste water treatment, glass making and paper production to name a few. The use of lime and limestone in these industries provides optimized performance, environmental compliance, and improved profitability.
  • CHEMICALS: Agricultural
    Farmers rely heavily on lime and limestone as chemical additives for animal and plant food farming. The raising of healthy livestock and abundant harvest of wheat, corn, beets and more, are essential for pH adjustment and enrichment of calcium.
  • CHEMICALS: Inorganic
    Carmeuse’s hydrated lime products are used as a chemical additive to act as a catalyst, stabilizer, colorant and filler for paints, paper, coatings, pigments, surfactants, coatings, medications, and fuels.
  • CHEMICALS: Organic
    Lime products are used in the manufacture of many different chemicals that are in turn used for the production of a multitude of consumer goods such as soap, glue, leather products, sugar cubes and more. As an essential part in chemical processes for these consumer goods, Lime products provide a source of calcium, alkali, desiccant, causticizing agent, saponifying agent, bonding agent, flocculant and precipitant, fluxing agent, glass forming agent, degrader of organic matter, lubricant, filler and hydrolyzing agent. In addition to soap, glue, leather, and sugar previously mentioned, lime products are also used to manufacture calcium bleaches, calcium phosphate fertilizers, calcium chloride, calcium soaps, calcium citrate, sodium chloride, sodium carbonate, sodium hydroxide, magnesium oxide, magnesium hydroxide, and gelatin and several organic chemicals.
  • CHEMICALS: Specialty
    The chemicals industry produces a broad range of end-use products, all commanding reliable reagents and materials in their processes. Carmeuse’s lime and limestone products are popularly used by chemical companies worldwide.
  • CHEMICALS: Water Treatment
    Carmeuse Lime & Stone provides a variety of lime products for use in: Drinking Water Treatment—Lime products are used for softening, pH adjustment, coagulation and flocculation, protection from corrosive waters and membrane pH adjustment.Municipal Waste Water Treatment— Lime products are used for stabilizing biosolids, pH adjustment, adding alkalinity to biological systems and precipitating nutrients.Industrial Waste Water Treatment— Lime products are used for stabilizing biosolids, pH adjustment, adding alkalinity to biological systems, precipitating nutrients, process water softening, metal precipitation, non-metal precipitation, and membrane pH adjustment. Mining Water Treatment— Lime is used for pH adjustment, metal and non-metal precipitation, coagulation and flocculation, stabilizing biosolids, adding alkalinity to biological systems, process water softening and membrane pH adjustment.
  • CONSTRUCTION ACCESSORIES: Concrete, Masonry, Stone
    Quality concrete and masonry products rely on quality aggregates, cementious material and sand. For this purpose, Carmeuse has been supplying the construction industry with quality aggregates for over 150 years.
  • CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, WHOLESALE: Aggregate
    Carmeuse’s crushed limestone aggregates provide strength, durability, and reliability to a variety of construction applications including road base and additives for asphalt and concrete. Additional uses include structural fill, drainage systems and ballast for the railroad industry.
  • CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, WHOLESALE: Lime Building Products
    Meet ASTM C-207 and ASTM C-206 specs with Carmeuse’s Type “S” hydrate. Popularly used for interior plaster and stucco projects, Carmeuse’s Type “S” hydrate provides superior bonding properties, resistance to water penetration, good coloring properties and durability.
  • CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, WHOLESALE: Lime, Exc Agricultural
    Quicklime for soil Improvement and subgrade stabilization to improve the soil condition before and during road construction while adding long term improvements to key soil properties. Benefits include: rapid soil drying, reduced plasticity index, reduced moisture absorption, increased unconfined compressive strength, increased CBR, and reduced soil swelling. Hydrated lime for asphalt as an antistrip, bituminous cement binder, and helps reduce road aging. Type S hydrated lime for mortar and masonry (ASTM C-207) construction projects, stucco and interior finish plasters (ASTM C-206).
  • CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, WHOLESALE: Limestone
    When road bases, asphalt mixtures and concrete demand quality limestone for reliability, durability, and strength, Carmeuse has wide variety of grades for construction products and contractors. Carmesue’s limestone product are also great for structural fill, drainage systems and more.
  • CONSTRUCTION: Roads, Gravel or Dirt
    Are you dealing with muddy, washed-out, dusty, dirty, slippery, bumpy roadways on your farm or residence? Limestone driveway aggregate from Carmeuse is the perfect answer. Ideal for new driveway construction, improvement of existing roadways and as sub-base for new home construction and remodeling projects, Carmeuse limestone aggregate products are easy to install and quickly compact to a smooth, level and very dense surface. Even with regular use and constant abrasion from vehicles, limestone aggregate stands firm. Limestone delivers exceptional performance and value in a broad range of applications; 1)Higher yields—limestone is very durable and wear resistant which contributes to higher spread rates 2) Light weight—limestone is about 6% lighter than granite aggregate 3) Permeable—limestone is an ideal product for maintaining natural water flow and drainage while meeting regulatory compliance for managing run-off, controlling pollutants, and sustaining forestry 4) Available—Carmeuse has 14 production facilities that provide limestone 5) Affordable—limestone is one of the highest value/lowest cost construction aggregates available
  • DOLOMITE
    Carmeuse’s dolomitic limestone that has high chemical levels of dolomite (large amounts of calcium and magnesium. Dolomitic limestone works ideal as a fertilizer, soils that are too acidic, or have an abnormally low pH level. Chemical grade limestone /dolomitic stone is extracted and processed carefully in consideration of stringent chemical characteristics such as high CaO and low impurities level Al2O3, SiO2, Sulphur and organic matter. We endeavor to meet customer’s requirements covering an entire stone size range. Our graded, high calcium limestone is used in blast furnace operations, and sinter plants to improve iron quality, productivity, cost and environmental impact.
  • DOLOMITE: Crushed & Broken
    Mined or quarried limestone is crushed and broken to which certain screened grades can be burnt in a kiln (calcinized) or used as construction grade as base course, structural fill or drainage.
  • DOLOMITE: Pulverized, For Agricultural Purposes
    Pulverized dolomite, often time referred to as aglime, (agricultural lime), is ideal as a soil additive for domestic gardening, grass maintenance and industrial farming. The pulverized dolomite is used in the proper balancing pH levels of acidic soil; provides calcium, magnesium and nutrients to plants; and improves water penetration for certain types of soils.
  • FARM SUPPLIES, WHOLESALE: Limestone, Agricultural
    Carmeuse manufactures high calcium and dolomitic quicklime, hydrated lime and chemical grade limestone to help balance out pH levels and improve plant health, as well as, milled limestone to provide the essential element of calcium for proper bone development in animals and the formation of eggshells in chickens.
  • FERTILIZERS
    Quality fertilizers are used by industrial farmers and domestic gardeners to improve plant growth and yield, particularly through optimum cell development due to nutrient levels in the soil. Among the many components that can help for good fertilizer, calcium and magnesium are highly essential. Carmeuse’s lime and limestone are popularly used for a healthy addition of these elements.
  • FERTILIZERS: Organic
    Depending on the production facility, Carmeuse high calcium aglime is a high-grade, high purity product,with no added chemicals. Our limestone is crushed to a fine consistency under strict quality control standards. The fine particle in our product increases the speed in which the high calcium aglime neutralizes soil acidity and increases pH levels.
  • LIME & LIMESTONE: Agricultural
    Popularly referred to as aglime, short for agricultural lime, the farming industry as well as domestic gardeners use lime and limestone products; these products have a variety of benefits including: improving water penetration for certain types of soils; providing nutrients, magnesium and calcium to plants; and most useful to maintain proper pH levels in acidic soils.
  • LIME SLURRY
    The addition of large volumes of water to quicklime creates a slurry mixture that is easy to pump or spray. Popular applications include: scrubbing units for flu gas treatment, water treatment, acid mine drainage, and soil modification and stabilization.
  • LIME: Agricultural
    For a variety of reasons, today’s farm soil tends to become acidic which limits the nutrients available to plants, decreases yields and cuts into profits. High-purity agricultural lime from Carmeuse, which is high in calcium content, is an ideal treatment for the reduction of soil acidity. Farmers can improve the soil quality of acid soils by using aglime to adjust pH to the levels needed for the crop that they are going to grow.
  • LIME: Building
    Carmeuse’s lime is used mortars, stuccos, plaster, cement, cylinder block and bricks, joint compounds, fiberglass insulation, roofing shingles, and for steel manufacturing of reinforcement bars, I-beams and corrugated metals.
  • LIME: Dolomitic, Dead-Burned Dolomite
    Carmeuse owns state of art kilns and excels in operating these kilns to produce and deliver the best quality high calcium lime and dolime based products. Our Burnt Lime and Dolime products have optimum sizing; the highest purity of CaO content and low CO2 content that is beneficial for good slag making and reducing energy consumption. Our wide range of lime and limestone products cover the entire steel manufacturing supply chain starting from ore processing, sinter plants to steel making, refining and environmental applications
  • LIME: Ground
    Produced from high quality natural ores at 8 facilities in North America, Carmeuse’s milled limestone products are used in a variety of industrial applications to offer affordable and versatile solutions to a broad range of industrial uses. Milled, or “Engineered’ limestone, begins with limestone of a high calcium carbonate content, that is then milled to various particles sizes typically referred to as fine, medium, and course granular.
  • LIME: High Calcium
    Made from high quality, naturally rich deposits of high calcium limestone that typically have a very low composite of magnesium carbonate. High calcium quicklime products provide high-performance, profitability, and environmental attributes and benefits for many industrial applications including: glass manufacturing, remediation of sludges and wastes and paper, pulp and PCC, mining industry, chemical processes, water treatment, masonry & mortars, construction, steel making, and flue gas desulfurization.
  • LIME: Hydrated
    By adding water to calcium carbonate (quicklime), a process called often referred to as slaking lime. The quicklime then becomes hydrated lime. Hydrated lime is powder and white and is used in many industrial applications such as: Steel Making, Water Treatment, Remediation of Sludges and Wastes, Glass Manufacturing, FGT, Construction, Masonry & Mortars, Chemical Processes, Mining Industry, Paper, Pulp and PCC.
  • LIME: Lump
    Hydrated lime is used in many ways including environmental purification, agricultural uses, soil stabilization and soil modification, purifying water and waste water, reducing soil acidity in farms, lawn and gardens, as ingredients in mortar, plaster, whitewash and stucco.
  • LIME: Plaster
    Quality plaster needs to have characteristic including durability, various color properties (most often bright white), strong and reliable bonding abilities, resistance to moisture permeation, and good handling properties for the plaster contractors. Carmeuse’s Manitowoc, WI facility provides high quality Type “S” hydrated lime that meets ASTM C-206 and C-207 specifications.
  • LIMESTONE: Crushed, Ground & Powdered
    Lime is ground to very fine sizes that meet exacting requirements for high performance, special uses.
  • LIMESTONE: Fluxing
    Chemical grade limestone requires demanding specifications for physical and chemical properties and consistency. Produced at 8 locations in the Northeast region with reliable on time delivery, Carmeuse’s chemical grade limestone meets with our customer’s satisfaction in their Ironmaking processes, particularly for optimum slag basicity and refractory protection.
  • LIMESTONE: Ground
    Carmuese’s quicklime products are often ground into a fine power referred to as PULVERIZED QUICKLIME that is ideal for mixing with additives or other materials to result in specialized blended composites. Due to the chemical nature of some additives, the quicklime can become “Fluidized,” that is, having properties of being highly fluid. The fluidized quicklime is ideal for use with special material handling systems for optimum flowability and to avoid clogging.
  • MILLS: Lime & Limestone Grinding
    Milled, or “Engineered’ limestone, begins with limestone of a high calcium carbonate content, that is then milled to various particles sizes typically referred to as fine, medium, and course granular.
  • QUICKLIME
    Quicklime is (Calcium Oxide). Carmeuse’s quicklime is contains over 98% calcium oxide making it ideal for glass manufacturing, production of quality steel, flue gas treatment in the power generation industry, treating drinking water, treating waste, and more. Industries that use quicklime can experience environmental benefits, improved production performance and impact profitability.
  • STEEL PLANT MATERIALS
    Carmeuse owns state of art kilns and excels in operating these kilns to produce and deliver the best quality high calcium lime and dolime based products. Our Burnt Lime and Dolime products have optimum sizing; the highest purity of CaO content and low CO2 content that is beneficial for good slag making and reducing energy consumption. Our wide range of lime and limestone products cover the entire steel manufacturing supply chain starting from ore processing, sinter plants to steel making, refining and environmental applications..
  • STONE: Crushed
    Carmeuse’s crushed limestone is basically a construction grade aggregate that has a variety of uses in the construction industry ranging from base course, pavings, concrete mixes, structural back-fill and drainage. Crushed stone is identified by its grade (its size). Depending on an application the crushed stone is needed for, there is a wide variety of grades available. The sizing is so essential that it typically must meet state DOT specifications.
  • TYPE S HYDRATED LIME
    Carmeuse provides high quality Type “S” hydrated lime products meet the requirements of ASTM C-206 and C-207 specifications. Preferred by professionals, the benefits include: 1) Bond strength, 2) Elasticity, 3) Durability, 4) Waterproof, 5) Greater efflorescence control and 6) workability
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