Cement Industry News tagged under: Environmental

26 April 2006

Cement plant faces court over dust cloud

Rugby Cement faces being prosecuted for an incident which led to homes and cars being covered in a thick layer of grit and dust

26 April 2006

Green Energy Benny Farm takes Bronze

St. Lawrence Cement and L’OEUF (l’Office de l’eclectisme urbain et fonctionnel) - Pearl Poddubiuk et associes, Architects - in partnership with the firm of Martin Roy et Associes, ar

24 April 2006

Environmental designs honoured

Bangkok will host the first global Holcim Awards tomorrow, in which 15 of the most environmentally friendly architectural, industrial, engineering and urban planning designs from five continents compe

20 April 2006

Chat could find a market

The US EPA has proposed criteria for the environmentally protective use of chat in transportation construction projects carried out in whole or in part with federal funds, and in concrete and cement p

Keystone meeting – no protests 19 April 2006

Keystone meeting – no protests

State officials reviewing an air quality permit for Keystone Cement Co.’s US$165m expansion proposed in East Allen Township heard little opposition at a public hearing Tuesday. The hearing, held

13 April 2006

Cement industries polluting city environment

A total of 20 cement grinding plants industries established in the residential areas of the Dhaka, Bangladesh have dangerously been polluting the environment, reports BDNEWS.

Arnie talks the talk 13 April 2006

Arnie talks the talk

In June, Schwarzenegger had merely set targets. No one knew if he’d go further. Tom Tietz is with the California Nevada Cement Promotion Council. He said a legal limit would be dreadful for business i

12 April 2006

Cemex develops new concrete

Cemex has presented a new water-permeable concrete called Acuicreto, which allows water to filter through to urban aquifers, local press reported.

12 April 2006

Castle blames planners for £100k pollution fine

Bungling planners cost Castle Cement a UK£100,000 fine after magistrates found it guilty of pollution in north Wales, the company claimed last week.

10 April 2006

Lafarge announces new CDM projects

Lafarge reports that its Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project which substitutes alternative, biomas

10 April 2006

Cemex plant under a cloud

A group of activists say they will know in a few weeks whether the dust covering car hoods and tabletops at homes near the Ceme

06 April 2006

Plan to burn tyres and trash raises worries

A proposal to burn tyres at an eastern Ontario cement plant to create fuel is a safe one, company executives say, but environmentalists call it a hazardous idea that would poison the air over both Can

06 April 2006

EPA faces environmental challenge

Activists plan to sue the US EPA over a rare decision to invalidate a final air toxics standard for particulate matter (PM) emissions from cement kilns in favor of a less stringent rule. The EPA on M

04 April 2006

St Lawrence Cement Group – case dismissed

St. Lawrence Cement Group is pleased to announce that the pending federal court litigation in Camden, New Jersey, involving the company’s GranCem(TM) grinding facility has been dismissed. The f

03 April 2006

Cement firm fined over emissions

Castle’s Padeswood works has been fined UK£99,000 after admitting nine offences, including releasing more than the permitted amount of dioxins. Flintshire magistrates also told Castle Cement to pay £

31 March 2006

China needs plan to meet energy targets

China’s government must produce firm plans to curb energy demand growth and pollution emissions before oil markets can judge how serious the country is about meeting its targets, Credit Suisse s