Malaysia’s coral reefs have been highlighted in the media lately due to increasing stress from too many divers, El Nino and industrial accidents. Malaysia, like many other countries which rely on the
While many US native Indians have diversified into tourism and gambling others have moved successfully into cement. Arizona’s tribes produce an estimated $1 billion a year in gambling revenue, f
St Lawrence Cement’s seemingly never-ending controversial proposal to build a new cement plant in upstate New York took a remarkable twist on Wednesday at press time. At an Aug 18 press conferen
A Canadian environmental group is urging the province to deny a request from two companies that want to burn Blue Box materials and recyclable hazardous waste.
Fuel-Tech NV based in the US has announced four orders for NOxOUT projects totaling approximately US$2m. Two of the orders are for municipal solid waste incinerator facilities in Spain, while a third
The Diamond Cement Ghana Limited, a grinding plant at Aflao, Ghana, which imports clinker from an associated plant in neighbouring Togo producers of Portland cement is to build a 50m wide green belt a
Environmental and technical challenges have forced RMC, the UK’s largest aggregates group, to come up with a range of interesting and innovative solutions for different strands of its business.
St Lawrence Cement Inc, said yesterday radical design changes it has made to a US$350m plant destined for Greenport, NY, should speed a five-year-old permit process and let construction start soon. T
China should put more emphasis on sustainable growth and adjust its model of economic development to improve environmental quality and energy efficiency,
Lafarge SA said its 50 pct-owned Lafarge Maroc unit signed a contract with La Compagnie du Vent to build a windfarm to provide renewable energy for the group’s new cement plant in Tetouan, Moroc
Chilean cement manufacturer Polpaico has been enlarging the facilities of it Cerro Blanco plant in the Til Til region.
Industry bodies have slammed a Carbon Trust report, claiming they were not consulted on it. Last month, the Carbon Trust published a report on the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS)
The UK Environment Agency has today (Tuesday) urged operators of installations with annual emissions of carbon dioxide of less than 500kt to
Residents near Rugby Cement in the UK which was forced to halt controversial tyre-burning trials have demanded details of chemicals pumped out because of a breakdown.
The residents of the village of Bukkosd in southern Hungary once again rejected the plans of construction company Strabag, the local unit of Austrian Bau Holding, to build a HUF27bn (EUR109.3m) cement
The Japanese Environment Ministry will set up a market in fiscal 2005 for transactions of greenhouse gas emissions among companies