Cement News tagged: Environmental

UK – Environment Agency moves on Castle Padeswood WDF burning

03 November 2003, Published under Cement News

The Environment Agency has opened the final stage of public consultation on Castle Cement’s application to build a new cement kiln in North Wales.

Thailand – Rock quarrying receives Environment Board support

30 October 2003, Published under Cement News

Thailand’s National Environment Board has recommended the renewal of rock quarry concessions in reserve forest areas for Saraburi cement factories.

Azerbaijan – Ministry of Environment serves Garadagh Cement with summons

30 October 2003, Published under Cement News

The Azerbaijani Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources is suing Garadagh Cement over the use of the Garadagh clay quarries and the Tovuz truss quarry, which the Ministry has banned the use of.

UK - Lafarge develops emissions trading strategy with help of Lloyds Register Quality Assurance Services

30 October 2003, Published under Cement News

Emissions trading is developing internationally. The Kyoto Protocol envisages global trading in greenhouse gases from 2008, the European Comission proposes EU-wide trading at company level from 2005 o

Morocco – Lafarge and WWF promote sustainable economic development in Tetouan

Morocco – Lafarge and WWF promote sustainable economic development in Tetouan

30 October 2003, Published under Cement News

In the north of Morocco, Lafarge and WWF will be setting up an experimental nursery to develop know-how and transfer capacity for the production of native species of trees and shrubs.

Australia – Cockburn Cement to burn tyres at Munster ?

30 October 2003, Published under Cement News

Cockburn Cement, part of the Adelaide Brighton Cement group, is reported to be looking at introducing alternative fuels at its Munster works.

UK – Remas calls for UK and Irish companies to take part in European EMS study

UK – Remas calls for UK and Irish companies to take part in European EMS study

30 October 2003, Published under Cement News

Remas aims to study the benefits of formal environmental management systems (EMS) and hopes to establish a direct link between the use of EMS and positive environmental performance.

Japan – Tokuyama converts waste plastic to fuel

30 October 2003, Published under Cement News

Tokuyama has started the full scale operation of its waste plastic-to-fuel facility, effectively nearly doubling overall capacity from 45,000tpa to 85,000tpa, after the completion of the third-stage phase of its waste plastic-to-fuel conversion plant. Ultimate target is the recycling of 165,000tpa of waste plastic into fuel. The project is part the cement producer's programme to recycle waste...

Japan – Taiheiyo-Ebara construct new Ecocement plant

30 October 2003, Published under Cement News

A new Ecocement plant is planned for the Tama area. Taiheiyo Cement Corporation and Ebara Corporation have concluded a 27.18bn yen contract with Tokyo Santama Area Regional Association of Waste Dispos

UAE – Ras Al-Khaimah Co for White Cement invests US$9.5m in environmental project

30 September 2003, Published under Cement News

Ras Al-Khaimah Co for White Cement is investing 35m UAE dirhams (US$9.5m) into an environmental project which should improve gas and dust emissions.

UK – Controversy continues to burn at Lawford Road

30 September 2003, Published under Cement News

Angry councillors are planning to demand a full judicial review into the Environment Agency’s decision to allow tyre-burning trials at Rugby Cement’s Lawford Road works.

UK – High Court throws out WDF Clitheroe bid

30 September 2003, Published under Cement News

The High Court in London has thrown out a legal bid to prevent Castle Cement burning waste-derived fuel at its Clitheroe works.

USA – State agency sued over mining permit

30 September 2003, Published under Cement News

Four environmental groups – Missouri Coalition for the Environment, the Ozark Chapter of the Sierra Club, the Webster Groves Nature Study Society and the American Bottom Conservancy

UK – RMC’s wild walk

30 September 2003, Published under Cement News

RMC Aggregates’ Ian Southcott is celebrating the launch of the The Wildlife Trusts’ (TWT) latest guide of over 500 of the UK’s finest nature reserves, together with renowned ornithologist and TWT vice

Thailand – Rock quarrying receives Environment Board support

30 September 2003, Published under Cement News

Thailand – Rock quarrying receives Environment Board support

UK – Rugby protester blow

30 September 2003, Published under Cement News

Protesters campaigning against the burning of tyres at the Rugby Cement works have been dealt a blow by the solicitors of the local borough council, who have advised against pressing ahead with court