Cement News tagged: Environmental

Design changes to St Lawrence

19 August 2004, Published under Cement News

St Lawrence Cement Inc, said yesterday radical design changes it has made to a US$350m plant destined for Greenport, NY, should speed a five-year-old permit process and let construction start soon. T

RMC: cementing a reputation for innovation

19 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Environmental and technical challenges have forced RMC, the UK’s largest aggregates group, to come up with a range of interesting and innovative solutions for different strands of its business.

China growth emphasis

17 August 2004, Published under Cement News

China should put more emphasis on sustainable growth and adjust its model of economic development to improve environmental quality and energy efficiency,

Lafarge signs wind farm contract

16 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Lafarge SA said its 50 pct-owned Lafarge Maroc unit signed a contract with La Compagnie du Vent to build a windfarm to provide renewable energy for the group’s new cement plant in Tetouan, Moroc

Enviro rules UK

Enviro rules UK

11 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The UK Environment Agency has today (Tuesday) urged operators of installations with annual emissions of carbon dioxide of less than 500kt to

Industry anger at Carbon Trust snub

11 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Industry bodies have slammed a Carbon Trust report, claiming they were not consulted on it. Last month, the Carbon Trust published a report on the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS)

Chilean Polpaico to use alternative fuels

Chilean Polpaico to use alternative fuels

11 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Chilean cement manufacturer Polpaico has been enlarging the facilities of it Cerro Blanco plant in the Til Til region.

Hungary Bukkosd rejects Strabag plant

10 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The residents of the village of Bukkosd in southern Hungary once again rejected the plans of construction company Strabag, the local unit of Austrian Bau Holding, to build a HUF27bn (EUR109.3m) cement

Details demanded on emissions

10 August 2004, Published under Cement News

Residents near Rugby Cement in the UK which was forced to halt controversial tyre-burning trials have demanded details of chemicals pumped out because of a breakdown.

Japan to launch greenhouse trade market

04 August 2004, Published under Cement News

The Japanese Environment Ministry will set up a market in fiscal 2005 for transactions of greenhouse gas emissions among companies

TXI to sue EPA over pollution controls

02 August 2004, Published under Cement News

A North Texas cement kiln is battling federal regulators over pollution controls. TXI has filed a lawsuit against the federal Environmental Protection Agency.

Weird, grey dust

02 August 2004, Published under Cement News

A group of Thomaston and Rockland residents, as well as others from surrounding communities, are questioning Dragon Products Company’s environmental practices, especially its treatment of dust.

Ash Grove to test burn scrap tyres

30 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Ash Grove Cement Co. in Louisville will be allowed to burn scrap tyres in its kilns for 60 days under a variance approved by the director of the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

St Lawrence Cement plant debate

29 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Representatives of St. Lawrence Cement and the group Friends of Hudson offered diametrically opposing views at a forum Wednesday on the potential effects a proposed cement manufacturing facility on th

HeidelbergCement initiates legal action

26 July 2004, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has taken legal steps against the German laws on emissions trading. These laws place a completely unreasonable burden on the cement industry in Germany. The Group would like to bring

Pressure increases to scrap tyre burning

23 July 2004, Published under Cement News

Beleaguered cement bosses are facing increasing pressure to permanently abandon controversial tyre burning trials once and for all following their latest setback.