Cement Industry News tagged under: Environmental

08 February 2007

Cemex Croatian unit to invest in environmental protection

Croatian cement producer Dalmacijacement-RMC Group, part of Mexican cement maker Cemex, said on Wednesday it would invest EUR9m (US$11.7m) in environment protection projects this year.

30 January 2007

Holcim images show cement plant’s height

Three images of the proposed Holcim cement plant near Weston, released by Holcim (New Zealand) Ltd, have come under immediate fire from a group opposing the development.

29 January 2007

Lafarge wins bid with Nova Scotia supplier to burn tires at cement plants

Lafarge Canada Inc. has reached an agreement with Nova Scotia’s Resource Recovery Fund Board for a supply of tires that would be burned at its cement plant in nearby Brookfield.

26 January 2007

Cement protesters go to House of Lords, UK

Protesters fighting for the closure of Rugby Cement have won a chance to put their case in front of the House of Lords.

Cemex Joins SMEs Social Responsability Programme 24 January 2007

Cemex Joins SMEs Social Responsability Programme

Cemex has joined the programme for corporate social responsibility in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

19 January 2007

Fresh call to close down Rugby Cement

UK environmental lawyers are asking officials to close down Rugby Cement - just days before a decision will be made into whether it should burn tyres.

Cement proposal denounced, New Zealand 12 January 2007

Cement proposal denounced, New Zealand

The group opposing a $200m Holcim New Zealand cement plant near Oamaru has stepped up its campaign, releasing a series of information brochures.

12 January 2007

Rugby Cement loses CO2 court battle

Rugby Cement has lost a unique High Court challenge to scrap the limit of Carbon Dioxide it can emit

08 January 2007

Environmental groups file requests to appeal tyre burning at Lafarge Bath, Canada

Some of Canada’s top environmental lawyers are among nearly a dozen applicants requesting to appeal the province’s decision to let Lafarge burn tyres as fuel at an eastern Ontario cement p

02 January 2007

Siam Cement to use energy efficient power generators

Siam Cement Plc (SCC), the country’s largest industrial conglomerate, plans to spend THB1.96bn on power generators to help reduce energy costs, the Bangkok Post reports.

01 January 2007

EPA could face legal challenges

The United States EPA’s recently released rule to control air toxics from cement plants includes a first-time notice of reconsideration that le

01 January 2007

Cemex to pay US$1.5m pollution settlement

The Cemex-owned cement plant near Lyons must pay US$1.5m in penalties and beefed-up environmental monitoring as part of a

15 December 2006

Holcim promises detailed information for community

Holcim New Zealand Ltd promised on Wednesday questions about its proposed $200m cement plant near Weston would be answered.

15 December 2006

Bamburi wins international nature award

Bamburi Cement Company has won the prestigious Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) International Habitat Conservation Award for rehabilitation works at its Mombasa quarries

14 December 2006

Holcim rejects acid rain fears

No acid rain will be caused by emissions from a $200m cement plant near Weston, New Zealand the company planning to build it said yesterday.

13 December 2006

Federal government limits mercury from new cement plants

The federal government has set limits on airborne mercury generated by cement kilns, but they apply only to new or recently renovated plants and don’t require existing ones to make any significa