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Quicklime and Hydrated Lime Products
Who We Are What We Do
Cheney Lime & Cement Company is an Alabama manufacturing company which was founded in 1903 in Allgood, AL. We have a long history of producing high calcium quicklime and hydrated lime products and we are committed to providing quality products and service to all of our customers.

How To Contact Us:

Our General Offices are located near our Graystone plant in Allgood, AL. We would like to welcome you to call us at any time for price quotations on your lime requirements. Also, we are pleased to offer answers to any questions you may have about the uses, handling, application and storage of lime, as well as the chemistry of lime.

Our normal business office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., CST, Monday through Friday.

Cheney Lime & Cement Company
General Offices
P.O. Box 160
Allgood, AL 35013

205-625-3031 (fax) 205-625-3032


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Quicklime (Bulk)
Hydrated Lime (Bulk)


Plants: We have historically had two plants. The Landmark plant, our active manufacturing facility, is located in Alabaster, AL (Shelby County), which is just 25 miles south of Birmingham, AL. Our Graystone Plant has been decommissioned and is no longer operational. It's located in Allgood, AL (Blount County), which is about 32 miles northeast of Birmingham and 2 miles south of Oneonta.

Process: At the Landmark plant we quarry a large deposit of high calcium limestone and use the processes of calcination and hydration to chemically convert the limestone into lime. The calcination process takes place in our rotary kilns and converts the limestone into quicklime, which is then available for bulk shipment to customers by truck or rail. The hydration process involves taking a portion of the quicklime that has already been produced, and reacting it with enough water to produce a dry hydrated lime, which then becomes available only for bulk shipments to customers by truck. (Note: Hydrated lime is no longer available in 50 lbs bags.)

Markets: Our lime products are shipped to markets throughout the Southeastern United States including such industries and businesses as Pulp and Paper, Waste Treatment, Chemical Mfg, Water Treatment, Phosphate, Sugar, Asphalt, Steel, Power, Chemical Distributors, Tanning, Soil Stabilization, Feed & Seed Distributors, etc.

Lime Facts: For some interesting and useful facts about lime, please enjoy viewing both the FAQ and Lime Facts pages.

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