Flood Update & Force Majeure Event

July 19, 2019
Mississippi Lime is pleased to report that Midwestern flood levels have receded sufficiently enough to enable us to resume normal barge and rail loading and shipping. We are grateful to our customers, our employees, and our communities for their hard work and understanding during this difficult time. The Mississippi Lime... READ MORE

Curt Biehn Receives 2019 Reinhold Lifetime Achievement Award

July 10, 2019
  Curt Biehn, Mississippi Lime Company (MLC) Flue Gas Treatment (FGT) Business Director was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 Reinhold Conference in Birmingham.  This conference is coordinated by Reinhold Environmental in conjunction with Utilities and Vendors who participate in the technical exchanges on the Pollution Control... READ MORE

Mississippi Lime Company to Acquire Southern Lime

July 08, 2019
Acquisition broadens geographic and end market mix for Mississippi Lime and HBM Holdings ST. LOUIS, MO – (July 8, 2019) – Mississippi Lime Company (“Mississippi Lime”), a leading global supplier of high-calcium lime products and a portfolio company of HBM Holdings (“HBM”), today announced it has executed a definitive agreement... READ MORE

Rev. Edward Nemeth joins MLC Community Advisory Panel

June 26, 2019
ST. LOUIS, Mo. –  Mississippi Lime Company announced today that Fr. Edward Nemeth has joined its Community Advisory Panel (CAP).  Fr. Nemeth is the Pastor of Ste. Genevieve Catholic Church and Sts. Philip and James in River aux Vases, and President of Valle Catholic Schools. Formed in 2013, the members... READ MORE

Force Majeure Event Continues

June 25, 2019
The Mississippi River flood recently reached a crest and levels have started to drop. However, the rate of descent is lower than previously forecasted by the National Weather Service. Due to the continued flood conditions, Mississippi Lime remains in a force majeure event. The conditions are expected to prevail, affecting... READ MORE

Flood Update & Force Majeure Event

June 01, 2019
Significant precipitation in the Central United States has led to near record Midwestern flooding, which is impacting Mississippi Lime’s distribution and supply capabilities.  As a result, we regret to advise that Mississippi Lime is declaring a force majeure event.  While the flood conditions causing this force majeure event do not... READ MORE

Flood Statement

May 02, 2019
The Midwest is again experiencing considerable precipitation and flooding, which has the potential to impact customers supplied out of our Ste. Genevieve, Missouri; Vicksburg, Mississippi; Chester, South Carolina; and Weirton, West Virginia facilities. As a result, Mississippi Lime has begun preparing to deal with conditions along the Mississippi River. While... READ MORE


March 15, 2019
The Central Plains and Midwest have experienced considerable precipitation this year and as a result, Mississippi Lime has begun preparing to deal with flooding conditions along the Mississippi River. While these flood conditions do not affect our ability to produce products, the flooding situation will immediately affect our ability to... READ MORE

Enhanced hydrated lime capacity announcement

November 30, 2018
St. LOUIS, MO – (December 1, 2018) – Mississippi Lime Company, a leading producer of high calcium quicklime, hydrated lime and calcium carbonate, announced today that they are significantly increasing enhanced hydrated lime capacities at their Weirton, WV and Verona, KY facilities.  Mississippi Lime’s products employ industry leading technology for efficient... READ MORE

2019 Price Increase Notification

October 31, 2018
Effective January 1, 2019, Mississippi Lime will increase prices for quicklime, hydrated lime, and calcium carbonate products by up to 12%, subject to contractual obligations. Mississippi Lime’s costs are rising at higher rates than in recent years due to energy, mining, labor, and in-bound freight. In addition, growing lime demand... READ MORE

Governor Parson Visits Mississippi Lime Plant In Ste. Genevieve, MO

October 11, 2018
Governor Parson Visits Mississippi Lime Plant In Ste. Genevieve, MO Missouri Governor Mike Parson made his first visit to Mississippi Lime Company’s Ste. Genevieve production facility on Monday, October 8. The governor spent about an hour meeting with management and employees of Mississippi Lime. He also took part in a... READ MORE