Cement News tagged: Environmental

India’s north east under attack

15 February 2005, Published under Cement News

India’s North Eastern Council (NEC), in its magazine called, New Hopes, New Opportunities, has a section on industry. This chapter, with the name Limestone and Coal: Untapped Resources So Far, s

Workers offered tests for toxic gas

14 February 2005, Published under Cement News

Holcim operating out of Port Nelson, New Zealand is offering its workers blood testing for methyl bromide gas following publicity about possible links with motor neurone disease. This follows similar

India may be under pressure to cut emissions post-Kyoto

14 February 2005, Published under Cement News

The world’s second-most populous nation, whose economy has been growing at a frenetic pace, creating a huge middle class, and spiralling demand for electricity and factories to feed export growt

Cemex makes "tirecrete" for road paving, Mexico

09 February 2005, Published under Cement News

Cemex has begun a program to use more than 25 million disposed used tires/y to replace natural additives in road surfacing mix to make "tirecrete" ("llancreto" in Spanish), local press reported.

BCA welcomes consultation on substitute fuels protocol

BCA welcomes consultation on substitute fuels protocol

04 February 2005, Published under Cement News

The British Cement Association (BCA) has welcomed the Environment Agency’s consultation document on the proposed revision of the Substitute Fuels Protocol (SFP)

Cemex embraces waste-to-energy program

02 February 2005, Published under Cement News

Cemex Costa Rica co-processed 4626t of waste from the beginning of the waste-to-energy project on July 25 through to the end of 2004, transformation manager Fernando Rojas told BNamericas. Of the 4262

Clear Skies Act will encourage emission credit trading

Clear Skies Act will encourage emission credit trading

02 February 2005, Published under Cement News

The US Portland Cement Association (PCA) and its members support the Clear Skies Act of 2005 (S. 131), which was introduced by Sens. James Inhofe (R- Okla.) and George Voinovich (R-Ohio) on Jan. 24. T

Conservation International and Agrupacion Sierra Madre to Highlight World’s `Hotspots’

01 February 2005, Published under Cement News

Conservation International and Agrupacion Sierra Madre will present "Hotspots Revisited," the 12th edition in CEMEX’s conservation book series, at a special event at the Houston Museum of Natura

Councils asked to fund environmental monitoring

01 February 2005, Published under Cement News

UK town and community councils are being asked to fund independent environmental checks around Castle Cement‘s works at Padeswood. Castle Cement Liaison Committee, which campaigns against the firm’s n

Cement plant demolition goes on

01 February 2005, Published under Cement News

Two-story-high grey rubble piles now lay where Calaveras Cement Company buildings once stood along Pool Station Road near San Andreas.

Diamond Cement, Ghana, no pollution problem

28 January 2005, Published under Cement News

The Volta Regional Parliamentary Caucus has discounted media reports that the operations of Diamond Cement Ghana Limited (DCGL), was polluting the environment and endangering the lives of the people l

Tyres for Mexico

21 January 2005, Published under Cement News

Millions of used tyres from the United States are ending their days in Mexico, causing headaches for border communities faced with a growing disposal problem. The topic was a central theme as US and M

Slovak anti-chrome investment

19 January 2005, Published under Cement News

Slovak building materials producer Holcim (Slovensko) has invested nearly 4.2 mln Slovak crowns 9Euro108,800) in technology upgrade, it was reported on January 14, 2005. The new technology for cement

Cement company clears rubble from damaged roadway

19 January 2005, Published under Cement News

Victorville, California: While the latest storms destroyed swaths of Highway 18 and submerged others under dirt and debris, Mitsubishi Cement, after surveying the damage to sections of the highway abo

Expensive clean-up from pollution leak

19 January 2005, Published under Cement News

It may cost more than $45 million to clean up highly alkaline contamination seeping into Little Traverse Bay, Detroit from underground cement kiln dust piles on the property of Bay Harbor, says CMS En

Chromium VI in cement

18 January 2005, Published under Cement News

New UK restrictions on the amount of chromium VI in cement come into force yesterday, 17 January 2005. The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (Amendment) Regulations 2004 (COSHH 2004) will pr