ICR Cement Industry Awards 2019


“Recognising excellence and promoting best practice”

The ICR Cement Industry Awards 2019 will acknowledge the outstanding achievements of individuals, teams and organisations for their exceptional performance across a range of cement sector activities.

Special recognition will also be given to companies that have contributed new research to further the sustainability aims of the global cement industry and for new innovations in technologies.

The ICR Cement Industry Awards 2019 will be honoured at the forthcoming Cemtech Europe conference, taking place at the InterContinental Berlin, Germany, on 1-2 October 2019.

Award categories

1. Cement Plant of the Year
This award will honour the achievements of a cement plant demonstrating overall operational excellence and best-in-class levels of performance across key areas, including energy efficiency, alternative fuel utilisation, clinker substitution rates and health & safety.

2. Cement Project of the Year
Award for the best cement industry project that demonstrates innovation, engineering excellence, and exceptional project design and execution. Qualifying projects will showcase outstanding examples of plant optimisation, modernisation or other upgrade activities.

Projects will be considered from all areas of the manufacturing and distribution process, including: quarry and raw material preparation, bulk material handling and storage, pyroprocessing and cooling, grinding and packaging, quality control, maintenance, process control & automation, alternative fuels, emissions control, logistics and distribution.

3. Environmental Excellence
Award for the best initiative by an individual or company to promote environmental excellence in the cement industry. The award will recognise projects, research or innovations which have contributed to the sustainability objectives of the cement industry, including carbon reduction, resource efficiency and the participation in the circular economy.