Cement News tagged: Environmental

Who is Smokey Joe Barton?

30 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Did the Dallas Morning News soften its pro-environment stance after a visit from a powerful congressman? Joe Barton, a Republican congressman, represents Ellis County, just south of Dallas, where ceme

Westbury drops plans for burning recycled fuel

29 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Campaigners fighting plans to burn poisonous chemicals at the UK Westbury cement works were celebrating yesterday after the firm dropped its controversial plans. Lafarge announced it has postponed pl

Business owners oppose cement plant

29 March 2005, Published under Cement News

The Committee for Responsible Economic Development and 177 area businesses have submitted a statement opposing St. Lawrence Cement’s proposed $350 million Greenport project to the governor, the state

Ukrtsement asking for subsidies

22 March 2005, Published under Cement News

The members of the Ukrtsement Cement Association are asking the Cabinet of Ministers and the parliament to grant subsidies and tax breaks to cement factories. Among other things, Ukrtsement is calling

China to spend millions to curb sulphur dioxide emissions

China to spend millions to curb sulphur dioxide emissions

21 March 2005, Published under Cement News

China plans to invest 6.43 billion yuan (US$780m) to curb sulphur dioxide emissions spewing from the coal-fired power plants that are fueling its economic growth, state media said. The aim is to reduc

Experts to look into Meghalaya cave row

21 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Experts from the Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM), Nagpur arrived in the city today to investigate the controversy over the destruction of India’s longest cave, Krem Kotsati in Lumshnong, by cement factor

Opposition to Hudson plant

Opposition to Hudson plant

18 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Opponents of the proposed St. Lawrence Cement plant in Columbia County released a list of 177 businesses that oppose the company’s plan to build a new plant in the Town of

Cactus and horse manure – cement shares to plummet?

11 March 2005, Published under Cement News

On a mesa close to the Mexican border a dozen men and women scooped up handfuls of mud and hurled them at the sides of a small adobe building.

Lehigh Cement agrees to pay cleanup costs

10 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Cement Co has agreed to pay a US$90,000 penalty and will speed up the timetable for some US$55m in planned improvements at its Union Bridge plant, as part of an

Old cement quarry attracts 500m vistors

10 March 2005, Published under Cement News

The Butchart Gardens, located 13 miles north of cosmopolitan Victoria, British Columbia in Canada, is now in its 101st year of existence.In 2005, the 500 millionth visitor is expected to enter those g

Toxic emissions kiln is ready to restart

09 March 2005, Published under Cement News

The Padeswood kiln which was forced to close down because it was releasing too many dangerous dioxin chemicals into the atmosphere may be operating again by the end of the week.

Rethink on cement terminal?

09 March 2005, Published under Cement News

The US Army Corps of Engineers has determined that a proposed cement distribution plant on River Road Cincinnati would negatively affect more than a half-dozen historic properties in this West Side ne

No adverse effects on environment - BPC study

08 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Botswana - an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) study for the expansion of the Morupule Power station, situated 4km west of Palapye, had shown no serious impact on the environment. A senior offici

Steel frame and sugarcane pulp houses

08 March 2005, Published under Cement News

The Scottsdale steel frame housing technology, which can complete a house in just five days, was originally developed in New Zealand and combines the power of computer-aided design with modern roll-fo

More controls in Dallas

08 March 2005, Published under Cement News

As Dallas-Fort Worth struggles to reduce its smog, the state could decide March 9 whether to require stricter controls on pollution from a Midlothian cement plant owned by Dallas-

Castle Cement ordered to shut down kiln

07 March 2005, Published under Cement News

Environment Agency bosses last night said a notice had been served on a cement factory for breaching dioxin emission limits at its North Wales site. The enforcement notice was