Cement News tagged: Environmental

CO2 trading targets too generous, say environmentalists

05 January 2005, Published under Cement News

The European Union is at the centre of a new row between governments, industry and environmental campaigners over its ambitious new CO 2 emissions trading scheme, which came into effect on January 1.

FRCC named safest cement plant

03 January 2005, Published under Cement News

FR Cement Corp (FRCC) was declared the safest cement plant in the country by the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association and the

EU carbon trading a possible blueprint

31 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Climate change will become a serious business issue for many European companies from tomorrow with the start of the European

Malfunctioning concrete factory makes locals’ lives a misery

30 December 2004, Published under Cement News

On days when the south wind blows, the clothes that villagers in Lower Chaqishi, in the northern Iraqi governorate of Sulaymaniyah, hang up to dry come in whiter than white. It sounds like an advert f

EU approves Spanish CO2 emission allocation plan

EU approves Spanish CO2 emission allocation plan

27 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Spain’s Industry Ministry said Monday that the European Union Commission has given preliminary approval to the country’s carbon-dioxide

Pollution ’severe’ in Rayong, Chon Buri

27 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Climate change, marine pollution and contaminated ground water are among the environmental threats that have severely damaged the livelihood of Rayong

Authority issues ultimatum to quarry’s owners

Authority issues ultimatum to quarry’s owners

27 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Action could be taken to stop waste material being recycled without permission in a disused limestone quarry near Kidlington.

How to cement a working relationship

24 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Bernard Kasriel, chief executive of Lafarge, the French cement company, says he has no option but to work with others to reduce the corporate impact on the environment. If the cement business is not

Authorities pledge to protect arable land

24 December 2004, Published under Cement News

China’s top land and resource authority pledged yesterday to support key projects while cutting down on illegal land acquisitions. Major projects focused on energy, communications, water conservation

Four countries not ready for Emissions Trading

24 December 2004, Published under Cement News

The EU’s Environment Commissioner, Stavros Dimas, has said that Greece, Italy, Poland and the Czech Republic are not in a position to take part in the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) start

Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction

22 December 2004, Published under Cement News

The recently established Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction have been created to promote sustainable construction worldwide. Entries in the Awards are now open. Sustainable construction projec

Algeria Societe des Ciments de Ain Touta Wins 2004 Quality Award

22 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Algerian cement maker Societe des Ciments de Ain Touta has won Algeria’s 2004 national quality award, it was reported on December 21, 2004.

Misr Cement Qena Gets ISO 9001, ISO 14001 certifications

22 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Egyptian cement producer Misr Cement Qena has received an ISO 9001 quality management certificate and an ISO 14001 environmental management system certificate.

Holcim Romania co-processes over 100 types of waste

22 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Holcim Romania has invested so far three million euros in upgrading the production lines from its cement factories based in Campulung and Alesd in order to make possible the co-processing of over 100

Cement industry jobs

21 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Local cement workers fear the loss of more than 4000 jobs in the industry as lower tariffs on imported cement looms in 2005. The Philippine Cement Workers Council (PCWC) protested at the Tariff Commis

Go-ahead for waste dump

21 December 2004, Published under Cement News

Plans to dump hazardous waste close to people’s homes have been approved by County Hall bosses. The application allows Clitheroe’s Castle Cement to tip cement kiln dust, which contains d