Holcim operating out of Port Nelson, New Zealand is offering its workers blood testing for methyl bromide gas following publicity about possible links with motor neurone disease. This follows similar
Cemex has begun a program to use more than 25 million disposed used tires/y to replace natural additives in road surfacing mix to make "tirecrete" ("llancreto" in Spanish), local press reported.
The British Cement Association (BCA) has welcomed the Environment Agency’s consultation document on the proposed revision of the Substitute Fuels Protocol (SFP)
The US Portland Cement Association (PCA) and its members support the Clear Skies Act of 2005 (S. 131), which was introduced by Sens. James Inhofe (R- Okla.) and George Voinovich (R-Ohio) on Jan. 24. T
Cemex Costa Rica co-processed 4626t of waste from the beginning of the waste-to-energy project on July 25 through to the end of 2004, transformation manager Fernando Rojas told BNamericas. Of the 4262
Two-story-high grey rubble piles now lay where Calaveras Cement Company buildings once stood along Pool Station Road near San Andreas.
UK town and community councils are being asked to fund independent environmental checks around Castle Cement‘s works at Padeswood. Castle Cement Liaison Committee, which campaigns against the firm’s n
Conservation International and Agrupacion Sierra Madre will present "Hotspots Revisited," the 12th edition in CEMEX’s conservation book series, at a special event at the Houston Museum of Natura
The Volta Regional Parliamentary Caucus has discounted media reports that the operations of Diamond Cement Ghana Limited (DCGL), was polluting the environment and endangering the lives of the people l
Millions of used tyres from the United States are ending their days in Mexico, causing headaches for border communities faced with a growing disposal problem. The topic was a central theme as US and M
It may cost more than $45 million to clean up highly alkaline contamination seeping into Little Traverse Bay, Detroit from underground cement kiln dust piles on the property of Bay Harbor, says CMS En
Victorville, California: While the latest storms destroyed swaths of Highway 18 and submerged others under dirt and debris, Mitsubishi Cement, after surveying the damage to sections of the highway abo
Slovak building materials producer Holcim (Slovensko) has invested nearly 4.2 mln Slovak crowns 9Euro108,800) in technology upgrade, it was reported on January 14, 2005. The new technology for cement
A forum chaired by the European Commission under the EU’s IPPC industrial pollution directive has agreed three new guidelines, known as "BREFS", on how to apply best available techniques (BAT) i
Almost 10 years after the Lehigh Cement received a mining permit from the state, the company wants to begin quarrying in earnest at its 700-acre tract south of New Windsor - provoking a flurry of acti
New UK restrictions on the amount of chromium VI in cement come into force yesterday, 17 January 2005. The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (Amendment) Regulations 2004 (COSHH 2004) will pr