Legal investigator Erin Brockovich is considering suing industrial plants in Ellis County, Texas. The area, on the southern part of the Dallas/Fort Worth metro region, contains numerous steel and pow
The Texas Industries Inc cement plant was cited 32 times in less than 18 months by the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District.The violations occurred between April 2003 and July and resulted in
Passage of the hazardous waste bill by the Missouri Legislature didn’t create the stir that the new school funding formula did, but its impact will be felt in Northeast Missouri It is estimated
Scientists at BP are working with officials from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on plans to bury millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) under the bed of the North Sea. The aim? To try
Millions of tonnes of recyclable inert construction and demolition waste piled up in the territory’s landfills, should be put to use in the mainland for reclamation and road works, some building
In a competition launched in November 2004 mainly in architecture and building trade magazines, the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction invited architects, engineers and other specialists i
St Lawrence Cement’s plant in Mississauga, Ontario, won top honours in two categories of the 4th Annual Cement Industry Environment and Energy Awards sponsored by the Portland Cement Association
A new incineration plant designed to turn solid waste into ash for the manufacture of cement encountered technical problems during a trial run late last month, one of Hong Kong’s biggest cement
Lagan Cement, which operates a cement plant and quarries at Kinnegad, Co Meath, is proposing to burn meat and bone meal to replace up to 45 per cent of the coal currently burned at the plant.
Dragon Products cement company plans to cap its 17-acre dust pile in midcoast Maine that has been the focus of lawsuits that have been filed by neighbors against the cement manufacturer.
The Baltsem plant (Balakliia, Kharkiv region), one of the three major cement producers in Ukraine, intends to install equipment for adding additives that neutralise hexavalent chromium to cement.
Akmenes Cementas, Lithuania`s only cement manufacturer, intends to invest over 20m litas (EUR 5.8m) in upgrading its pollutant filtering equipment over two years, with part of the funds expected to co
Lehigh Cement Co. in Union Bridge hopes to be the first plant in North America to burn pelletized sludge as an alternative or supplemental fuel source to the coal that fires its cement kiln.
Bacnotan Consolidated Industries, Inc. plans to venture into the geothermal power business as the firm diversifies its interests after selling its cement holdings. Ramon del Rosario, Jr., president,
The Green Island Cement company has cleared all technical obstacles to a controversial trial on waste incineration this month. After months of dry runs - burning without waste input - and technical fi
Managers of the Ash Grove Cement Co. plant say a controversy over use of industrial slag to make cement at the Holcim Inc. plant near Three Forks is surprising, because Ash Grove has used slag for 41