Cement Industry News tagged under: Environmental

27 June 2017

Restrictions placed on Pacific Cement's permit to offload clinker in Lami

Strict conditions have been placed on the permit issued to Pacific Cement for the offloading of clinker from the Kings Wharf and its transportation to the Lami factory in Fiji. Permanent Secretary for Environment, Joshua Wycliffe, has given his assurance that certain conditions give...

27 June 2017

Two CalPortland cement plants recognised for energy efficiency

CalPortland’s Rillito and Oro Grande cement plants have earned the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Energy Star certification, which signifies that the industrial plants perform in the top 25 per cent of ...

23 June 2017

LafargeHolcim Canada operations receive concrete responsible sourcing certificate

LafargeHolcim’s operations in Canada obtained the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC) certificates for Responsibly Sourced Concrete for a ready mix concrete plant in Burlington, Ontario and a ready mix concrete pla...

23 June 2017

Four Cemex US plants earn Energy Star certification

Four Cemex USA cement plants achieved the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star® certification for 2017, recognised for their efforts in energy efficiency and sustainability. The Brooksville, Miami, Clinc...

Waste tyres to be used in New Zealand cement manufacture 22 June 2017

Waste tyres to be used in New Zealand cement manufacture

Millions of waste tyres each year are to be used to manufacture cement as part of a wider government plan to address the environmental problems of end of life tyres, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced at ...

22 June 2017

CSI and ECRA publishes new technology papers

The Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) and the European Cement Research Academy (ECRA) have released their new "CSI/ECRA Technology Papers 2017" to update the perspective of available technologies for CO2 abateme...

Arabian Cement wins energy management award 16 June 2017

Arabian Cement wins energy management award

Egypt-based Arabian Cement Company (ACC) has been honoured with the ‘2017 Award of Excellence in Energy Management’ by Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8), a high-level global forum that promotes policies and programmes ...

15 June 2017

Mexico recognises nine Cemex plants for environmental achievements

Nine Cemex cement plants in Mexico have received Recognition of Environmental Excellence by the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection. The works of Atotonilco, Barrientos, Ciudad Valles, Ensenada, Mérida, ...

07 June 2017

Cemex terminals achieve Energy Star Challenge

Two Cemex USA terminals have achieved the US Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star® Challenge for Industry by reducing greenhouse gas emissions through energy conservation. The terminals, located in La Mirada...

06 June 2017

Ohorongo Cement breaks ground on new solar plant

Ohorongo Cement has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a 5MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant which will provide green and clean electricity to the company’s cement plant in Namibia. The close to...

02 June 2017

Continental Cement wins PCA Land Stewardship prize

Continental Cement Co was among the winners in the recently-announced winners of the 2017 Energy and Environment Awards of the US Portland Cement Association (PCA). The cement producer’s Hannibal cement plant in M...

01 June 2017

Al-Safwa Cement, SEC, sign deal for recycling of carbon ash

Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has signed a cooperation agreement with Al-Safwa Cement Co of Saudi Arabia for the recycling of carbon ash and the use of oils and oil residues as an alternative fuel source. Khalid ...

25 May 2017

Latin American cement low-carbon roadmap

Adocem, the Dominican Association of Portland Cement Producers, recently presented its “Road map for a low-carbon economy”. The initiative aims to improve awareness of new alternatives for reducing CO2 emissions and ...

24 May 2017

CEMBUREAU: EU-ETS needs to ensure sufficient flexibility for free allocation share

With many stakeholders  calling for a proper impact assessment ahead of the EU-ETS trilogue, Ecofys, a Navigant company, has published a study, commissioned by CEMBUREAU, which compares and analyses the supply and de...

24 May 2017

Cemex USA recognised for land stewardship

Cemex USA has been recognised by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for its ongoing commitment to sustainability and land stewardship with the 2017 Lone Star Land Steward Award for the Trans Pecos Ecoregion. T...

22 May 2017

CEFC finance helps ResourceCo turn waste into fuel

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), Australia, is lending AUD30m to ResourceCo to build two new plants that will transform selected non-recyclable waste streams into Processed Engineered Fuel (PEF). This sol...