Mississippi Lime Acquires Valley Minerals, Dolomitic Quicklime Producer

September 20, 2022
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Mississippi Lime Company, an HBM company headquartered in St. Louis, and a leading global supplier of high-calcium lime products, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Valley Minerals, a single-site dolomitic quicklime producer based in Bonne Terre, Missouri. The acquisition will enable Mississippi Lime to... READ MORE

July 2022 Price Increase Notification 

July 12, 2022
Effective July 15, 2022, Mississippi Lime Company (“MLC”) will increase product prices, subject to contractual obligations. Inflationary pressures continue to negatively impact all aspects of our operations, including but not limited to solid fuels, electricity, natural gas, materials and freight. These cost drivers in combination with robust end-use market demand... READ MORE

May 2022 Price Increase Notification 

March 31, 2022
Effective May 1, 2022, Mississippi Lime Company (“MLC”) will increase product prices up to 7%, subject to contractual obligations. The combination of robust end-use market demand and unprecedented dynamics in the energy, labor, materials, and freight markets has continued to accelerate production and supply chain challenges. MLC remains focused on maintaining... READ MORE

January 2022 Price Increase Notification

November 03, 2021
Effective January 1, 2022, Mississippi Lime Company (“MLC”) will increase prices for its Quicklime, Hydrated Lime, Specialty, and Calcium Carbonate products up to 15%, subject to contractual obligations.   As you are aware, the COVID-19 pandemic and robust economic recovery have created challenging environments for manufacturers including MLC. More specifically, energy, labor, freight, and materials... READ MORE

Mississippi Lime Company Announces CEO Succession

August 30, 2021
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Mississippi Lime Company announced today that Paul Hogan has been named President & Chief Executive Officer of Mississippi Lime Company. Hogan will report to Anderson Fincher, President and CEO of HBM Holdings. Hogan succeeds Bill Ayers, President and CEO of Mississippi Lime Company, who will retire... READ MORE

Ste. Genevieve Union Contract Ratified

July 02, 2021
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Mississippi Lime Company President and CEO, William H. Ayers, reported that hourly employees and drivers represented by Laborers Local 829 and Steelworkers Local 169G in Ste. Genevieve, MO ratified a new five-year collective bargaining agreement effective July 1, 2021.The new agreement includes a significant wage increase... READ MORE

Freight Market Challenges

June 24, 2021
As the economy continues to accelerate and rebound from the impact of COVID-19, trucking capacity limitations, driver shortages, and robust industrial product demand are causing significant issues relating to freight reliability. Mississippi Lime Company (MLC) is experiencing these same challenges and we are working hard to mitigate the impact to... READ MORE