Making Cement Green: Oxnard Firm Leads the Way

Jim Price, president of Oxnard’s Diversified Minerals, has entered a range of businesses with his 26-person company, but it all adds up to a single-minded focus: greener cement. Diversified Minerals builds giant cement silos, runs a railroad spur and blends specialty cements for projects like dams and levies. But its main thrust is to re-manufacture stuff such as mining waste, the dust captured from cement kilns and other mineral byproducts into new cement. "Diversified Mineral is probably responsible for recycling more [...]