Cement News tagged: Environmental

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

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

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

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

Australia – New Berrima to burn alternative fuels

09 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Blue Circle Southern Cement’s works at New Berrima has submitted an application to burn used tyres, recycled oil and carbon dust. The use of alternative fuels would cut the current 200,000t coal requi

Expansion of US cement plant challenged

06 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Three organizations opposed to the expansion of a Greene County cement plant, sued the state this week to challenge the state Department of Environmental Conservation permits for the plant.

Jordan Cement to install new filters

05 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Jordan Cement Factories Company (JCFC) will allocate around JD8 million in 2004 and 2005 to improve its pollution control system, a company official said Wednesday.

Germany – Industry voices objections over emissions trading plan

03 February 2004, Published under Cement News

As Europe puts in place its emissions trading programme to put a cap on greenhouse gases, government announcements send waves throughout the region. After British industry voiced its concerns recently

Wait for Lafarge verdict

02 February 2004, Published under Cement News

Residents in Westbury could have to wait until the end of March to learn whether the town’s cement works will be allowed to burn Recycled Liquid Fuel. Lafarge lodged an application to burn RLF f