Cement News: Environmental

27 January 2006

DEP to hold public hearing on cement plant permitting

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled a routine public hearing in Branford Tuesday, Jan. 31 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Hatch Park Community Center to hear comments on DEP’s in

26 January 2006

Green cement claim on CO2 bias

The Minister for the Environment has sought legal advice on how the EU carbon emissions trading scheme is being applied to the cement sector, on foot of a complaint that it discriminates against the S

26 January 2006

Lafarge tyre protest Seattle

South Seattle community members were united at a public hearing Tuesday night over concerns about plans to allow a cement company to burn whole tyres in its kiln on a trial basis. The Puget Sound Clea

25 January 2006

US activists to testify against cement kiln pollution

Activists from across the country have gathered to protest the Environmental Protection Agency’s refusal to set limits

Quarry growth bad for Niagara escarpment 24 January 2006

Quarry growth bad for Niagara escarpment

Milton Quarry, operated by Dufferin Aggregates, part of St. Lawrence Cement, the largest active quarry in Canada at 468 hectares is causing local environmentalists some concern. Now, the

23 January 2006

Philippine authorities urged to stop toxic waste burn

Local environmental groups are urging the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to immediately stop four foreign-owned cement plants under Holcim, from unlawfully burning toxic and hazardous

Bestway wins social responsibility award 23 January 2006

Bestway wins social responsibility award

One of Pakistan’s leading business groups, Bestway has been named the 2005 Winner in Social Responsibility in London for demonstrating excellent standards of philanthropy and

20 January 2006

Cement maker’s court fight with DEQ delayed

Mercury emissions from the state’s largest cement maker are pitting the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality against Lafarge Midwest Inc of Alpena. The two sides

19 January 2006

MBM could fuel North American cement kilns

Disposing of cattle meat and bone meal, or MBM, has been an environmental problem since the mid-1990s, when its use as animal feed was banned in Europe following outbreaks of Bovine Spongiform Encepha

19 January 2006

MBM could fuel North American cement kilns

Disposing of cattle meat and bone meal, or MBM, has been an environmental problem since the mid-1990s, when its use as animal feed was banned in Europe following outbreaks of Bovine Spongiform Encepha

19 January 2006

Public hearing on Sanghi factory

Opinion of all stakeholders will be recorded and sent to Government for its opinion Factory will take limestone from 4,950 acres on outskirts of Gottimukkala village Public

16 January 2006

Cement kilns are key to air quality

A new US study suggests that controlling pollution from cement kilns in Ellis County might be the key to improving air-quality problems in North Texas that regional leaders are struggling

13 January 2006

UK companies to reap CO2 benefits

British companies have been offered the prospect of a clear advantage over their European rivals under the latest European Commission plans for cutting carbon dioxide emissions (reports the UK Financi

13 January 2006

Greens claim cement trains to be stopped

Mounting speculation in Ireland that Iarnród Éireann will axe its cement transport operation into Cork within months. The Green Party said it has information that the company plans to

11 January 2006

Ashaka Cement Gets ISO Certification

Ashaka Cement Plc, has received the ISO 9001:2000 Certification from the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), in recognition of the attainment of the Nigeria Industrial Standards (NIS) in quality

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