International Cement Review articles tagged under : Environment

14 September 2012 Philip Kerton

Behind the numbers

Phil Kerton looks at the CSI’s plans to record a cement plant database for emissions and energy consumption.

16 July 2012

Protecting biodiversity

Tony Whitten explores a way forward in protecting biodiversity in and around limestone quarries.

04 June 2012

Multi-component cements

Reiner Härdtl reviews the strengths and merits of CEM X multi-component cements, which incorporate more than one addition to cement clinker to reduce CO2 and overall clinker content.

03 May 2012

MACT compliance: back to basics

Ducon Technologies describes how US cement plants can best ensure that they are MACT compliant.

Iraq’s sustainable development 09 May 2012

Iraq’s sustainable development

Lafarge has introduced its industrial ecology strategy to its Iraqi plants and is now improving waste management. Oil waste and municipal waste are two areas where Lafarge expects to make headway.

22 November 2011

Celitement – an alternative

OPC is seeing rivals that can be manufactured with less CO2, Celitement is one such product.

Cement under the EU ETS 24 October 2011

Cement under the EU ETS

An update on the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme as Phase II draws to a close.

24 October 2011

Sustained efforts

ICR looks at how the majors are reducing their environmental impact.

21 October 2011

Threat or opportunity?

As the EPA introduces more stringent legislation, ICR considers the impact on cement manufacture.