Cement News tagged: Environmental

UK – Lafarge calls for debate on building material sources

16 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Although the long-running story of the Lingerbay quarry has come to an end, the debate where building materials are to come from in the future, remains.

Chile – Cemento Melón inaugurates tyre burning

15 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Chilean cement producer Cemento Melón has inaugurated a new system that will allow the company to burn used tyres in its No 9 kiln at La Calera. At a cost of US$1.5m, Melón envisages the incineration

An Taisce appeals against new quarry

14 April 2004, Published under Cement News

The main street of Ballyconnell, Co Cavan, Ireland is "suffering devastating safety and environmental impacts from the high level of truck movements generated by various parts of the Quinn Group", acc

Town gets toxic waste burn

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

A controversial plan to burn a variety of waste solvents at a UK Wiltshire cement works looked certain to go ahead last night after the Government ruled out holding a public inquiry into the trial. L

Judge gives go ahead for tyre burning fight

Judge gives go ahead for tyre burning fight

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Campaigners have been given the go-ahead to fight the UK Environment Agency’s controversial decision on tyre burning in the High Court. A judge gave a green light to the case, which will discus

Shandong to issue dust emission standards

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

China Shandong: At present, Shandong’s cement industrial dust emission volume has around a 70% share in its total industrial dust emission volume. Accordingly, it will be designed to issue a loc

Energy Panel Chief Pushes EPA

Energy Panel Chief Pushes EPA

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

United States: The chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee recently demanded a private meeting with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Mike Leavitt to press one point: He wants

State lung unit joins foes of proposed cement plant

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Citing concerns about air quality, the American Lung Association of New York State Wednesday joined the coalition fighting St. Lawrence Cement’s plans to build a cement plant in Columbia County.

Taiwan Cement sued over waste

09 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Environmentalists yesterday sued Taiwan Cement Corp for illegally discharging waste oil in Hualien, while urging the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) to release a report on soil samples t

Cement plant applies for state grant

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Quick off the mark, The Holcim cement plant in Ellis County, Fort Worth has applied for a state grant to install experimental pollution control equipment and determine whether it helps reduce ozone-fo

New technology for cement

08 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Scientists at the US Department of Energy¹s Brookhaven National Laboratory have helped develop a new technology that converts material dredged from the bottoms of harbors and waterways into a substanc

State regulators considering aid for cement kilns

07 April 2004, Published under Cement News

State funds could be available for use by some cement kiln operators to reduce air pollution if their plants are included in a federal non attainment area with Dallas and Fort Worth. A Texas Commissio

Hebridean superquarry plan finally buried

06 April 2004, Published under Cement News

Plans to create Britain’s biggest quarry were scrapped yesterday, marking the end of Scotland’s longest-running planning dispute. The cement manufacturer Lafarge Aggregates said that it w

Thai authorities to get tough

01 April 2004, Published under Cement News

After decades of failing to curb the dust from rock quarries and cement plants which blankets many parts of Saraburi province in a haze, the Pollution Control Department is planning tough new action.

UK – Environment Agency seeks views substitute fuel regulations

29 March 2004, Published under Cement News

The UK Environment Agency has launched a consultation to seek views on proposed revisions to the way it regulates the use of substitute fuels in cement and lime production.

Jordan – No decision on petcoke use yet

28 March 2004, Published under Cement News

Minister of Environment Alia Bouran has denied reports that the government will allow Jordan Cement Factories Company (JCFC) to use petcoke in its cement production process.