Mississippi Lime Company Mine Rescue Team Wins Big at Annual Competition

Mississippi Lime’s mine rescue team finished first place overall at the 35th Annual Mine Rescue Competition held at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Missouri in mid-September. In addition to earning first overall, the rescue team also won “Best in Missouri,” first place in the bench man contest and first place in the field competition. Read more about MLC’s award-winning mine rescue team here.

Hinman, Nelson Join Mississippi Lime Community Advisory Panel

STE. GENEVIEVE, MO (May 12, 2017) Paul Hinman and Garry Nelson are the newest additions to the Mississippi Lime Community Advisory Panel (CAP). Hinman is the Head of Schools at Valle Catholic, a position he has held since July, 2016. Nelson is the Ste. Genevieve County Presiding Commissioner, a position he has held since 2011. Formed in 2013, the members of Mississippi Lime’s Community Advisory Panel work with Mississippi Lime to gather direct and meaningful feedback about the company, to present and discuss any needs and concerns of the community, represent the community in discussions with the company and help relay appropriate information back to the community. “Mississippi Lime is very proud of our long history in Ste. Genevieve. The CAP provides us with an excellent means of connecting to the local community with the mutual goal of making our business and the surrounding area the best that it can be,” said Mike Sheffield, General Manager of Mississippi Lime’s Ste. Genevieve operations.

Mississippi Lime Acquires Mercer’s Hydrated Lime Business

Mississippi Lime Acquires Mercer’s Hydrated Lime Business ST. LOUIS, MO – (June 19, 2017) Mississippi Lime Company, a leading producer of high calcium quicklime, hydrated lime and calcium carbonate, today announced it has completed its purchase of Mercer Lime Company’s hydrated lime business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Mercer Lime Company, with operations in Branchton, PA, has a long history of producing high quality hydrated lime to a variety of markets including chemical and industrial, water treatment, and various environmental applications. Bill Ayers, President and CEO of Mississippi Lime, said, “This acquisition is consistent with our continued mission to be the leading supplier of hydrated lime products and services in North America. This addition will strengthen Mississippi Lime’s position in the industry and help better service the wide range of hydrated lime customers in the region.” About Mississippi Lime Company Mississippi Lime Company (MLC), based in St. Louis, MO, has been providing the nation with high-calcium lime products for over a century. The company has built a reputation not only on quality of lime, but technical expertise, commitment to research and development, and a tradition of customer service. By utilizing one of the highest purity limestone reserves available, MLC has become the most diversified producer of high-calcium quicklime, hydrated lime and calcium carbonate products in North America. MLC has facilities in Ste. Genevieve, MO; Verona, KY; Huron, OH; Vicksburg, MS; Weirton, WV; Chester, SC; Mobile, AL; Prairie du Rocher, IL; Kansas City, KS; Port Allen, LA; and Denver, CO. For more information, visit mlc.com.

Join us in Las Vegas at the Tortilla Industry Association Convention

Mississippi Lime will be Exhibiting at TIA (Tortilla Industry Association) 2017 Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 1st – 2nd at the Paris Hotel. Our VitaCal® products are certified to the latest 10th Edition Food Chemicals Codex (FCC) and have been widely used in the production of corn flour (masa) for many decades. Mississippi Lime starts with high purity feedstock and utilizes specialized process techniques to produce a high purity VitaCal® O Calcium Oxide, VitaCal® H Calcium Hydroxide, VitaCal® LCH Liquid Calcium Hydroxide, and VitaCal® PCC Precipitated Calcium Carbonate. Mississippi Lime’s VitaCal® calcium products provide: Low levels of lead, arsenic and other heavy metals A high total and available calcium content Small particle sizing which is non-abrasive, easily dispersed, and leaves low residue Engineered oil absorption and reactivity A low cost source of calcium Come by Booth #329 and speak to David & Bob and find out how “Purity is the Difference.”