A cement works has been given the go-ahead to burn meat and bone meal as fuel at its South Wales plant. The Environment Agency Wales has confirmed that Lafarge Cement"s plant at Aberthaw, in the Val
The "old cement plant" located east of Dewey, Oklahoma, USA is slated for demolition over the next several weeks, officials associated with the project said recently. The former Portland Cement Factor
While a nationwide blitz in China against polluting firms across the country is paying off, environmental inspectors are still finding it an uphill fight. They say local protectionism and less-than-st
District mayor Emiliano Pereyra in Peruvian department San Martín has accused cement maker Cementos Selva of pollution and is calling for an independent environmental audit on its local factory, gover
Chilean cement companies Melón and Polpaico have signed a clean production agreement with the economy ministry’s national clean production council (CNPL) for the cement sector, the ministry anno
According to "Jordan Times", local representatives of Fuheis staged a protest in front of the Ministry of Environment demanding that the government take immediate action to prevent the Jordan Cement F
Allaying apprehensions of illegal land acquisition for the US$25m limestone mining project in Meghalaya, India for its upcoming cement plant across the border in Bangladesh, a senior official of cem
Cementir SpA said its cement plant in Maddaloni in Southern Italy has been seized as part of an inquiry into its extraction activities in the area. Cementir said that its extraction activities have b
Companies that develop methodologies used to approve emissions reduction projects under the Clean Development Mechanism should be compensated for their work.
Six leading companies involved in the UK Emissions Trading Scheme have restated their commitment to the scheme by offering to provide an additional 8.9Mt of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions reducti
Finland’s CO2 emissions in 2003 were 20 per cent higher than in 1990, official data revealed yesterday. Finland’s target under the Kyoto Protocol is to stabilise the emissions of all six greenhouse ga
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.