Cement News tagged: Environmental

Europe – JRC develops smart construction materials

05 March 2004, Published under Cement News

In a joint effort, the EU’s Joint Research Centre, research institutions and researchers from private enterprises are developing smart construction materials capable of absorbing and eliminating pollu

UK – Tyres to power profits

04 March 2004, Published under Cement News

RMC will be firing up its new plant at Rugby with shredded car tyres as part of a move to save UK£50m, restoring profits by next year.

Petcoke burn needs govt approval

03 March 2004, Published under Cement News

According to "Jordan Times", the government assured Fuheis citizens that it is committed to improving the environmental situation in their area by minimizing the effects of the cement factory located

Ash Grove tyre burn plan

27 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Louisville, Nebraska: Ash Grove Cement plans to burn tyres to fuel its plant has gained support around downtown, despite efforts to stop the project by an environmental group. Main Street shop owners

Japan Taiheiyo Cement to recycle

Japan Taiheiyo Cement to recycle

25 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Japanese cement manufacturer Taiheiyo Cement Corp will start recycling waste plasterboard at the company-owned land plot in Sodegaura, Chiba prefecture, eastern Japan, the company said on February 24,

Public discussions on planned cement plant

25 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Public comments are being accepted about the state’s issuance of a draft clean-air permit for a company that wants to build the nation’s largest cement plant on the Mississippi River&rsquo

Ireland – CRH benefits from CO2 emissions plan

Ireland – CRH benefits from CO2 emissions plan

24 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Under the new draft allocation plan for carbon dioxide emissions, published by the Environmental Protection Agency, CRH will be allowed to emit nearly 2.4Mt of CO2 from its four cement works.

UK – Fear of carbon fallout on portfolios

23 February 2004, Published under Cement News

The EU’s legislation on carbon emissions will affect company balance sheets throughout the UK, according to the research group The Carbon Trust (TCT). The UK’s stance to cut emissions by 20 per cent b

Ministry of Industry looks into allegation

20 February 2004, Published under Cement News

The Basic Industries and Mineral Resources Department under the Thai Ministry of Industry is looking into an allegation that a major cement producer’s limestone and shale stone mines may be encr

China – Closing down polluters

20 February 2004, Published under Cement News

As part of an environmental protection and industry restructuring plan, Guangdong Dongguan Municipal Government announced the government will shut down 47 of the 48 cement factories in Dongguan. All

Switzerland – EU trade in CO2 emissions

19 February 2004, Published under Cement News

While the EU is putting in place its carbon dioxide emissions trading scheme – worth a potential €7bn by 2007 – a similar trading scheme is not expected for Switzerland before 2008. However, the Swiss

Ireland – carbon tax could threaten existence cement production

18 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Echoing other industry voices across Europe, the Irish cement industry has added its objections to the controversial issue of carbon taxes. Carbon taxes in Ireland could “threaten the very existence a

Union Cement recognized for safety commitments

13 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Philippines: Union Cement Corp.’s Bulacan plant won a grand slam of three major awards in the 50th anniversary of the Philippine Mine Safety and Environmental Association (PMSEA). UCC bagged th

Fuel burning decision delay

13 February 2004, Published under Cement News

The UK Environment Agency has extended the deadline for making a decision on whether Lafarge can burn Recycled Liquid Fuel (RLF) at its cement works in Westbury. The deadline has been extended to all

Holcim Romania certification

13 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Holcim Romania, received three technical certificates from German technical certification company TUV Rheinland, it was reported on February 11, 2004. Holcim Romania received ISO 9001:2001 quality

Greenpeace wants tyre fuel proposal rejected

11 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Greenpeace is calling on the New South Wales Government to reject Blue Circle Cement’s proposal to use alternative fuels such as tyres and oils in its New Berrima plant, west of Wollongong. The