Holcim Romania invests in environment protection

Holcim Romania invests in environment protection
Published: 15 December 2004

Holcim Romania, a subsidiary of Swiss cement company Holcim Ltd, invested Euro3.0m in an environment protection project comprising equipment upgrade at its plants in Campulung, southern Romania and Alesd, northwestern Romania, the company’s country manager Markus Wirth, said on December 13, 2004.   The equipment, complying with EU standards, enables the cement plants to process 100 types of waste among which petrol waste, plastic, paper, wood, rubber, packaging and organic products.   Holcim Romania developed different environment protection solutions for reduction of polluting emissions, implementation of ecological ready-mixed concrete production and air monitoring equipment.   Apart from the Campulung and Alesd plants Holcim Romania operates one factory in Turda, northwestern Romania, and 13 ready-mixed concrete plants. The company employs 1,400.