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Manitoba Business: Canada Cement Company

In 1909, the Canada Cement Company was founded through the merger ten smaller companies: International Portland Cement Company (Hull, Quebec), Vulcan Portland Cement Company (Montreal, Quebec), Lehigh Portland Cement Company (Belleville, Ontario), Canadian Portland Cement Company (Marlbank, Ontario), Canadian Portland Cement Company (Port Colbourne, Ontario), Lakefield Portland Cement Company (Montreal, Quebec), Lakefield Portland Cement Company (Lakefield, Ontario), Owen Sound Portland Cement Company (Shallow Lake, Ontario), Alberta Portland Cement Company (Calgary, Alberta), and Belleville Portland Cement Company (Belleville, Ontario). The company operated a quarry at Steep Rock and a manufacturing plant in the Fort Whyte area of Winnipeg.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Portland Cement Association Monument (Steep Rock, RM of Grahamdale)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Canada Cement Plant (McGillivray Boulevard, Winnipeg)

Sources:

“Canada Cement Company, Limited,” Winnipeg Tribune, 15 September 1909, page 11.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 July 2016

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