Environment Articles

24 October 2013

MSW co-processing in China

An inside look at how municipal solid waste is co-processed by China's leading cement companies.

09 October 2013

India's waste win-win

The Institute for Industrial Productivity assesses the use of RDF and hazardous waste in India's cement industry.

23 September 2013

Reporting value

ICR looks at the increasingly important role of integrated reporting in the cement industry.

17 September 2013

Microalgae: the big fix?

Cementos Argos turns to cultivating microalgae as a sustainable method to capture carbon

Promising leaps 16 September 2013

Promising leaps

Taiwan Cement and the Industrial Technology Research Institute employ calcium-looping technology.

10 September 2013

CCS in the EU cement industry

Bellona, ECN and IEA GHG reveal the challenges of realising carbon capture and storage.

The devil is in the detail 04 September 2013 Philip Kerton

The devil is in the detail

Phil Kerton looks at the implications of the introduction of Phase III of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.

23 August 2013

The strength of recycling

Cementos Argos has started a pilot project for the recycling of construction waste to use as aggregate in ready-mix.

19 August 2013

The tsunami-hit cement plant

Taiheiyo Cement details how it overcame the effects of the Great East Japan Earthquake on its Ofunato plant.

08 August 2013

Safe alternatives

David Gossman of Gossman Consulting Inc reveals the safety lessons of dealing with alternative fuels in cement plants.

07 August 2013

Nurturing today, for tomorrow

Binani Cement is well on the way to sustainable cement production across its Indian operations

22 July 2013

Aiming for zero accidents

The WBCSD's CSI published revised safety guidelines for its members last May. Its goal is for zero accidents.

08 July 2013

Design with a difference

Cargotec explains why environmental legislation increasingly affects the design of ship loaders/unloaders.

26 June 2013

Hon Chong cuts dust emissions

Holcim Vietnam invests in a baghouse conversion project to reduce dust emissions while co-processing.

19 June 2013

Reducing India's CO2 footprint

ICR looks at the findings of an Indian Technology Roadmap for a low-carbon cement industry to 2050.

13 June 2013

The lifecycle of a tyre

MVW Lechtenberg & Partner explores the impact tyre burning has on clinker quality.