More than 36 families in Clitheroe who intended to take Castle Cement to court alleging chest complaints and other ailments could face a legal bill of up to UK£2500 each. The hefty bill follows an in
Climate Focus, a new Dutch-based firm to assist governments and companies on carbon credit procurement, was established late-November. Climate Focus was founded by Adriaan Korthuis, who has headed ERU
Entries are now being accepted for the 2005 Public Domain awards, recognising Australia’s best use of concrete in the urban environment. Organised by Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia
A vast cloud of pollution has descended on Cairo once more, creating health problems and challenging authorities as they seek ways to stop it coming back.
Lafarge Cement UK’s Cauldon Works has been commended for its commitment to safety for the second year in a row.
Alarmed by the pace at which consumer-driven lifestyles are destroying the planet’s resources, a leading environmental body has set its sights on creating a green-friendly haven replete with hou
For decades, most Asian business leaders have dismissed concerns about the global environment . Such attitudes are starting to change.
Biodiversity Conservation Alliance has served notice to the Mountain Cement Company that it intends to proceed with legal action if Mountain Cement continues to operate in a manner that Biodiversity
Essroc Cement Corp. officials assured the Nazareth Area Citizens Advisory Committee on Wednesday that they plan to address recent complaints about excessive dust coming from the company’s plants
On Tuesday China reported its emissions of greenhouse gases to the United Nations for the first time. In 1994, the country emitted 2.6 billion tonnes of CO2 alone. Only figures from 1990 or 1994 were
The World Bank Board of Directors has approved two loans for Romania amounting to US$ 275m for the Transport Restructuring System and other projects.
With the re-election of President Bush, state governments and big business will likely be the biggest forces pushing policies and developing innovative technologies aimed at reducing US emissions of t
Most of a tyre’s environmental impact occurs during its actual use rather than during disposal as is commonly believed. This is due to the phenomenon of rolling resistance which affects fuel consumpti
Canada’s York Region’s great hope to stop sending household trash to Michigan, United States in the next few years is a two-inch long, hard brown, mottled cylinder. That’s what our garbag
A group of people interested in saving Coplay’s kilns have formed an organization to raise money for the effort. The Saylor Cement Kilns Preservation Society must raise $500,000 to save the kil
NEC Corporation, Japan, has announced that it has succeeded in the development of a flame resistant polycarbonate resin, which cuts manufacturing energy consumption by over 20 per cent through the use