Cement News tagged: Environmental

Holcim builds upon strong foundations

29 June 2005, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines successfully completed the integration of its information technology (IT) system with the Holcim Asia Pacific IT cluster, through "Connect Philippines," a seven-month in-house proje

Factory town questioning illnesses

29 June 2005, Published under Cement News

Cement factories have brought thousands of jobs and years of prosperity to Midlothian, Texas a thriving community of about 12,000. But environmentalists say the cement plants are also responsible for

Petron, Holcim forge partnership

24 June 2005, Published under Cement News

Petron Corp. recently entered into a memorandum of agreement with cement company Holcim Philippines for the processing of used oil and sludge from Petron’s customers at Holcim’s cement pla

WWF and Lafarge Boost Environmental Agenda

22 June 2005, Published under Cement News

Lafarge, the world leader in building materials and WWF, the global conservation organization have announced the renewal of their partnership following significant progress in reducing CO2 emissions,

Emissions OK in trial waste burn

Emissions OK in trial waste burn

10 June 2005, Published under Cement News

An incineration trial conducted by Green Island Cement has shown the amount of toxic pollutants produced from burning waste is not excessive, the environment watchdog said.

TXI, residents to try mediation Midlothian: Cement maker wants to ditch pollution controls

09 June 2005, Published under Cement News

Texas Industries Inc., local environmental groups and Midlothian residents will meet with a mediator over the next 30 days to try to reach a compromise on the cement maker’s request to turn off

Jordan Cement to curb emissions

Jordan Cement to curb emissions

07 June 2005, Published under Cement News

According to local news reports, the Jordan Cement Factories Company (JCFC) will inaugurate a $3.5m new dust filter on June 8, in an attempt to rectify the environmental situation of its Fuheis factor

Cement Initiative assesses progress

07 June 2005, Published under Cement News

One of the largest global sustainability programs ever undertaken by a single industry sector, the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI), released its first progress report today, three years after m

UK watchdog warns Lafarge

06 June 2005, Published under Cement News

Lafarge was yesterday given a formal warning after the Environment Agency carried out an investigation at its Wiltshire plant. The company had its knuckles rapped earlier this year

Sumitomo Osaka Cement to use more ash

06 June 2005, Published under Cement News

The use of incinerator ash as a raw material in cement is to be increased by Sumitomo Osaka Cement. The company plans to have all of its plants set up to use the ash within three years. However, in o

North Carolina fines cement company

06 June 2005, Published under Cement News

North Carolina air quality regulators fined an South Carolina-based manufacturer nearly $270,000 for failing to monitor its emissions and then submitting false data to the state.Solite did not conduct

Ash Grove plans tyre test burn

06 June 2005, Published under Cement News

Ash Grove Cement Co in Louisville will begin a controversial test burn of scrap tyres on July 13, a company spokesman said. "We’re not sure of the number of days but it will be at least three da

Lehigh possibly closer to burning sewage

03 June 2005, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Cement Co plans to burn sewage sludge from Baltimore to power one of its plants in Carroll County is one step closer to approval.

Award for Shree Cement, India

03 June 2005, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement Ltd has received the TERI corporate award for environment excellence & corporate social responsibility award for 2003-04. It received this award jointly with Tata

Holcim Romania’s social responsibility project

01 June 2005, Published under Cement News

Holcim Romania, a unit of Swiss cement company Holcim Ltd, will organise from June 14 to June 18, 2005 a series of training courses for 60 high school students from the cities of Alesd, Turda and Camp

Calls to appoint new watchdog on cement kiln

31 May 2005, Published under Cement News

Calls were growing last night for an independent watchdog to monitor a controversial new £4m cement kiln. The huge 300ft kiln at Padeswood near Buckley is due to be fired up next month. It will burn