Lafarge Cement UK says it has met an environmental improvement target seven years ahead of schedule. The company, which operates the Westbury works, has cut emissions of dust per tonne of cement made
In defiance of a court order issued almost four years ago, the Bush administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) still has not issued regulations to reduce air pollution from cement kilns, a
Residents concerned about Blue Circle Southern Cement plant’s plan to burn alternative fuels asked for further studies on the possible health and environmental effects of the plan at a public me
Albania’s Environment Ministry has renewed the operating licence to the Elbasan cement plant in central Albania after the facility fulfilled the ministry’s requirements to reduce air pollu
German group HeidelbergCement, Europe’s second-largest cement manufacturer, will be forced, for the present, to operate its site at Leimen in western Germany according to the law on emission rig
Environmentalists have given notice they intend to sue a cement factory for 6000 violations of air quality regulations over the last two years. Emissions from the Mountain Cement Co. plant on Laramie&
Montana City’s Ash Grove Cement Company has given $25,000 to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to help protect 20,000 acres of wildlife habitat in the Elkhorn Mountains. The gift from the Kansa
Lafarge Cement in the UK has hit back at claims burning Recycled Liquid Fuel in Westbury will create an environmental wasteland. The firm reacted angrily to Monday night’s Inside Out programme
Cement producers have labeled new Environment Agency rules on using alternative fuels in cement kilns a "mixed bag" They claimed that revisions to the Substitute Fuels Protocol will lengthen the proce
A series of complaints about malfunctions at Rugby Cement, which apparently caused dust to rain down on parts of Newbold, are being investigated by the Environment Agency. Several readers contacted t
St Lawrence Cement, which has been seeking permission to build a cement plant on the Hudson River for the past five years said it will propose lowering the plant’s air emission caps.
Four area conservation organizations and Holcim (US) Inc. have reached an out-of-court settlement that clears the way for Holcim to proceed with construction of one of the world’s largest cement
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) notes that the use of substitute fuels in cement kilns is subject to Integrated Pollution Prevention Control regulation and has been the source of considerable publi
Saying her concerns represented those of a number of Mitchell residents, Toni Talbott addressed the Mitchell City Council last week to complain about cement dust levels coming from Lehigh Cement Co. T
UK campaigners yesterday urged residents living near a top Wiltshire tourist attraction to fight a cement giant’s plans to extend a quarry towards recreational land.
The Environment Agency has confirmed that Castle Cement will be allowed to carry out a trail burning of meat and bonemeal (MBM) at its Ribblesdale works in Clitheroe, Lancashire, UK.