Notice is hereby given that, on April 18, 2001, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. § 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Portland Cement Association (“PCA”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership status. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, FMSC Group Inc., Bethlehem, PA has been added as an Associate Member of this venture; and Bulk Materials International Company, Newton, CT is no longer an Associate Member. Also, Southdown, Inc., Owen Sound, Ontario, CANADA was acquired by CEMEX, Monterrey, MEXICO; and Southdown, Inc. and CEMEX USA, Houston, TX are now known as Cemex, Inc.
No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and PCA intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On January 7, 1985, PCA filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act of February 5, 1995 (50 FR 5015).
The last notification was filed with the Department on February 13, 2001. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on March 8, 2001 (66 FR 13971).Start Signature
Constance K. Robinson,
Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 01-13032 Filed 5-22-01; 8:45 am]
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