FR Cement Corp (FRCC) was declared the safest cement plant in the country by the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association and the
Climate change will become a serious business issue for many European companies from tomorrow with the start of the European
On days when the south wind blows, the clothes that villagers in Lower Chaqishi, in the northern Iraqi governorate of Sulaymaniyah, hang up to dry come in whiter than white. It sounds like an advert f
Action could be taken to stop waste material being recycled without permission in a disused limestone quarry near Kidlington.
Climate change, marine pollution and contaminated ground water are among the environmental threats that have severely damaged the livelihood of Rayong
Spain’s Industry Ministry said Monday that the European Union Commission has given preliminary approval to the country’s carbon-dioxide
The EU’s Environment Commissioner, Stavros Dimas, has said that Greece, Italy, Poland and the Czech Republic are not in a position to take part in the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) start
China’s top land and resource authority pledged yesterday to support key projects while cutting down on illegal land acquisitions. Major projects focused on energy, communications, water conservation
Bernard Kasriel, chief executive of Lafarge, the French cement company, says he has no option but to work with others to reduce the corporate impact on the environment. If the cement business is not
Holcim Romania has invested so far three million euros in upgrading the production lines from its cement factories based in Campulung and Alesd in order to make possible the co-processing of over 100
Egyptian cement producer Misr Cement Qena has received an ISO 9001 quality management certificate and an ISO 14001 environmental management system certificate.
Algerian cement maker Societe des Ciments de Ain Touta has won Algeria’s 2004 national quality award, it was reported on December 21, 2004.
The recently established Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction have been created to promote sustainable construction worldwide. Entries in the Awards are now open. Sustainable construction projec
A campaign is underway in Auckland, New Zealand to combat what is seen as an alarming rise in pollution from concrete products. The Auckland Regional Council’s campaign aims to prevent water po
Scrap tire piles aren’t just unsightly; they’re dangerous, bad for the environment and costly to remove. A proposal from US State House Speaker Rick Johnson could go a long way toward clea
Local cement workers fear the loss of more than 4000 jobs in the industry as lower tariffs on imported cement looms in 2005. The Philippine Cement Workers Council (PCWC) protested at the Tariff Commis