Cement News tagged: Environmental

Day-long fire at Dragon

14 September 2004, Published under Cement News

An industrial fire that broke out Sunday at Dragon Cement’s plant on Route 1 in Thomaston burned for much of the day before firefighters returned to their stations. Thomaston and Rockland fire d

St Lawrence Cement’s New York plant inches forward

10 September 2004, Published under Cement News

St. Lawrence Cement Group Inc. has been engaged for the past several years in the process of obtaining the necessary permits for a replacement cement plant in Greenport, N.Y. The company announced tha

Mexico, US Officials take steps to clean up

10 September 2004, Published under Cement News

With 5 million discarded tires littering the background, the US and Mexico announced an accord Thursday to clean up the mountains of rusty cars, smashed school buses and rotting rubber that are a blig

ENCI allowed to exploit local quarry until 2029

10 September 2004, Published under Cement News

The Provincial Executive of the southern Dutch province of Limburg will grant permission to Dutch cement factory ENCI to extract marl from the quarry near Sint Pietersberg until 2029, it was reported

Mexican firm cuts energy bill

Mexican firm cuts energy bill

07 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Cemex, the biggest cement producer in the U.S., has cut its energy bills by 17% in the past four years. The company is reaping the benefits of an ambitious decadelong effort to refit its cement plants

St Lawrence wants permit delay

06 September 2004, Published under Cement News

State Environmental Conservation Commissioner Erin Crotty is expected to decide next week whether to delay decisions key to construction of a $353m cement manufacturing plant in upstate New York. St.

Dragon concerns

Dragon concerns

06 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Neighbours for a Safe Dragon, the group of US Mid-coast residents concerned about air emissions and pollution control at Dragon Products cement works in Thomason, New England, has postponed an informa

Grasim favours use of wastes

06 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Grasim Industry favoures an extensive use of all forms of wastes including flyash in the cement production. Industrial wastes including flyash should be used more in the production process after takin

Bangadesh seminar

06 September 2004, Published under Cement News

"Portland Composite cement has better characteristics than the ordinary Portland Cement," said HeidelbergCement Bangladesh Limited Managing Director Engineer Mark Van Kempen. He said this at a seminar

Demonstrators plant trees at cement plant

03 September 2004, Published under Cement News

Environmental group, Residents Against Dioxins, has marked the Global Day of Action On Waste by staging a peaceful demonstration at New Berrima’s Blue Circle southern cement plant, in south-east

Indian tribe success in cement

31 August 2004, Published under Cement News

While many US native Indians have diversified into tourism and gambling others have moved successfully into cement. Arizona’s tribes produce an estimated $1 billion a year in gambling revenue, f

Helping to replenish coral reefs

31 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Malaysia’s coral reefs have been highlighted in the media lately due to increasing stress from too many divers, El Nino and industrial accidents. Malaysia, like many other countries which rely on the

Environmental group urges no waste burn

27 August 2004, Published under Cement News

A Canadian environmental group is urging the province to deny a request from two companies that want to burn Blue Box materials and recyclable hazardous waste.

New plan for St Lawrence plant

27 August 2004, Published under Cement News

St Lawrence Cement’s seemingly never-ending controversial proposal to build a new cement plant in upstate New York took a remarkable twist on Wednesday at press time. At an Aug 18 press conferen

Fuel-Tech NV announces order

25 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Fuel-Tech NV based in the US has announced four orders for NOxOUT projects totaling approximately US$2m. Two of the orders are for municipal solid waste incinerator facilities in Spain, while a third

Measures to prevent environmental pollution

23 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The Diamond Cement Ghana Limited, a grinding plant at Aflao, Ghana, which imports clinker from an associated plant in neighbouring Togo producers of Portland cement is to build a 50m wide green belt a