Continental Cement earns EPA Energy Star certification

Continental Cement earns EPA Energy Star certification
Published: 12 June 2014


Continental Cement Company’s Hannibal plant has earned the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Energy Star certification.

"Continental Cement is pleased to accept EPA’s Energy Star certification in recognition of our energy efficiency efforts,” said Terry Bennett, vice-president operations. "Through this achievement, we have demonstrated our commitment to environmental stewardship while also lowering our energy costs.”

The US cement producer improved its energy performance by "managing energy strategically across the entire organisation and by making cost-effective improvements to its plant.

“Improving the energy efficiency of our nation’s industrial facilities is critical to protecting our environment, “ said Jean Lupinacci, chief of the Energy Star Commercial & Industrial Branch. “From the plant floor to the board room, organisations are leading the way by making their facilities more efficient and earning EPA’s Energy Star certification.”