01 January 2006

Kyoto protocol will reduce European economic growth

That is the finding of a recent study from the International Council for Capital Formation, a market-based think tank. It projects

01 January 2006

Toxic cleanup completed

Over the past 12 years, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality has been cleaning up the former Portland Cement sites in Salt Lake

01 January 2006

UK and Sweden honouring Kyoto agreement

Britain will meet its commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under the Kyoto protocol on climate change but many

30 December 2005

ThyssenKrupp reclassifies ’waste’ slag as product

Germany’s ThyssenKrupp Steel has been given the go-ahead by the country’s government to classify its blast furnace slag as a product

28 December 2005

ACC wins fly ash award

ACC was awarded the National Award for being the “Best User in India” of a Mineral Component Fly Ash by Fly Ash Utilization Mission, TIFAC, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. T

26 December 2005

Lagan waste fuel burn provokes protests

Local residents are furious after a cement company was granted permission to incinerate up to 50,00t of meat and bone each year. The cattle wast will be burned in kilns at the site of Lagan Cement clo

26 December 2005

Harnessing sea power in Wales

THE UK’s first wave power station may generate over 1000 jobs as well as producing renewable energy off the waters of Milford Haven. KP Renewables

26 December 2005

Taiwanese Industrial Associations Volunteer to Reduce CO2 emissions

Seven Taiwanese industry associations including the Chinese National Federation of Industries will sign an agreement today with the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) to voluntarily

19 December 2005

Cement industry turning green

Leading environmental NGO Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has awarded the Indian cement industry its "Three Green Leaves" rating for reducing pollution but feels it needs to clean up its mini

16 December 2005

South Africa to start burning tyres

South Africa’s cement industry is to start burning tyres to fuel its kilns. The initiative is intended to diversify the industry’s fuel source and to help clean up SA, which is littered with mil

16 December 2005

MP impressed by cement plant, UK

Rugby MP Jeremy Wright took a journey forward in time to find out what the future could hold for Rugby Cement and the controversial tyre-burning issue.

16 December 2005

Cement factories told to go green

Cement producers PT Semen Cibinong and PT Indocement Tbk were ordered to undergo environmental audits and to construct green areas in a bid to minimise the adverse impacts of pollution resulting from

15 December 2005

Indian industry launches enviro programs

The World Resources Institute (WRI) and the CII Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre (CII – Godrej GBC) have announced a new national initiative to advance climate-friendly, sustainable enterprises i

15 December 2005

Eurocement to pay higher environmental levy

The Federal Service for environmental, technological and atomic supervision (Rostekhnadzor) has completed an inspection of Kavkazcement, Oskolcement, Savinskiy Cement Plant and Belgorod Cement on Dece

15 December 2005

Rioclaro wins Lider Progresa prize

Colombian cement company Cementos Rioclaro won for a fifth consecutive year the Lider Progresa prize for product quality, environmental management and social responsibility, it was reported on Decembe

15 December 2005

EPA requests info on dust disposal

Florida Rock Industries Inc disclosed Wednesday that it received a request for information from the US Environmental Protection Agency about whether its subsidiary illegally disposed of construction m