The Maine Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has designated the Dragon Cement plant and quarry as a State Significant Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. A dedication plaque wa
Calls were growing last night for an independent watchdog to monitor a controversial new £4m cement kiln. The huge 300ft kiln at Padeswood near Buckley is due to be fired up next month. It will burn
US Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has cited St Marys Cement Inc (the Dixon Plant) for alleged clean-air violations at the company’s portland cement plant at 1914 White Oak Lane, Dix
Taiheiyo Cement Corp. (5233) has decided to turn a cement manufacturing subsidiary into a company specializing in processing industrial waste. The major cement firm has been facing
Ireland’s independent Ecocem, announced today that the use of its GGBS product will lead to a reduction in CO2 emissions well in excess of 150,000t during 2005. The Irish company which operates a €10m
Legal investigator Erin Brockovich is considering suing industrial plants in Ellis County, Texas. The area, on the southern part of the Dallas/Fort Worth metro region, contains numerous steel and pow
The Texas Industries Inc cement plant was cited 32 times in less than 18 months by the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District.The violations occurred between April 2003 and July and resulted in
Passage of the hazardous waste bill by the Missouri Legislature didn’t create the stir that the new school funding formula did, but its impact will be felt in Northeast Missouri It is estimated
Scientists at BP are working with officials from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on plans to bury millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) under the bed of the North Sea. The aim? To try
Millions of tonnes of recyclable inert construction and demolition waste piled up in the territory’s landfills, should be put to use in the mainland for reclamation and road works, some building
In a competition launched in November 2004 mainly in architecture and building trade magazines, the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction invited architects, engineers and other specialists i
St Lawrence Cement’s plant in Mississauga, Ontario, won top honours in two categories of the 4th Annual Cement Industry Environment and Energy Awards sponsored by the Portland Cement Association
A new incineration plant designed to turn solid waste into ash for the manufacture of cement encountered technical problems during a trial run late last month, one of Hong Kong’s biggest cement
Lagan Cement, which operates a cement plant and quarries at Kinnegad, Co Meath, is proposing to burn meat and bone meal to replace up to 45 per cent of the coal currently burned at the plant.
Dragon Products cement company plans to cap its 17-acre dust pile in midcoast Maine that has been the focus of lawsuits that have been filed by neighbors against the cement manufacturer.
The Baltsem plant (Balakliia, Kharkiv region), one of the three major cement producers in Ukraine, intends to install equipment for adding additives that neutralise hexavalent chromium to cement.