An environmental group says it’s disappointed with a Laramie cement plant’s progress in replacing pollution controls despite an agreement last October that settled a federal air-quality la
Dioxin emissions from a North Wales cement factory were above legal limits, magistrates were told yesterday. Castle Cement, which operates a plant at Padeswood, near Mold, Flintshire, admitted nine ch
Some Euro 9.4bn worth of carbon was traded on the international market last year, up from an estimated euro 377m in 2004, according to a new report. Carbon 2006, from Norwegian consultancy and analysi
Holcim Apasco and Mexican fund Provivah provided 140 houses to Veracruz, southern Mexico, under their common social programme, Holcim Apasco said on March 15, 2006. The price of each house stands at
The environment will benefit from a government decision to allow Holcim to use alternative fuels at its cement plant outside Kimberley, South Africa, the company said on Wednesday. Holcim Alternative
The US State Department of Environmental Conservation has released a 92-page document answering public comments on the Lafarge Building Materials proposal to burn old tyres to fire its Ravenna cement
Lafarge North America’s Tulsa Cement Plant received international recognition for contributions to wildlife habitat conservation at the Wildlife Habitat Council’s 17th annual symposium. L
Castle Cement, which has a major manufacturing site near Clitheroe, UK, has become the first cement manufacturer in the UK to be given the green light to burn Meat and Bone Meal (MBM) to fire its prod
Over coming months, the Financiera y Minera cement factory in La Araña, Spain will soon be cleaner, more environment-friendly, more productive and more attractive to look at than before. Restructuring
Continental Cement has asked the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for 10 days to unload hazardous waste from rail cars instead of being limited to three days as state law requires.
The European Court of Justice is expected to deliver judgement in the next few months on a £54m development at a Flintshire cement works. Five judges are considering if EU laws were broken when planni
Two tyre-burning kilns at the Lafarge plant at Westbury have exceeded the permitted emission levels of hydrogen chloride and oxides of nitrogen, says the Environment Agency.
Mexico’s environment ministry (SEMARNAT) recognized fifteen major companies today for publicly reporting their greenhouse gas emissions through a voluntary public-private initiative known as the
Energis LLC, has begun supplying nonhazardous solid waste as fuel at the Holcim Holly Hill, South Carolina, plant. The waste, which will include plastics, oil absorbents, wood and paint solids, will s
The Kenyan Government has been asked to formulate an environmental management policy. Mvita MP Najib Balala said yesterday that the Government needed to work closely with key partners, including NGOs
No workplace accidents took place at the Castrovillari cement production plan of Italian construction company Italcementi near Cosenza in southern Italy, in the last two years, the company said on Feb