US: Mississippi Lime Company has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Southern Lime, the lime business of Covia based in Calera, Alabama. No value for the transaction has been disclosed. The deal is also subject to regulatory approval.
Southern Lime supplies high-calcium quicklime and hydrated lime products to customers in the Southeastern US, and across a range of end uses and applications. The Calera operation will increase Mississippi Lime’s production facilities to nine locations, supported by a network of distribution sites throughout the country. The business will be fully integrated into existing Mississippi Lime operations.