Cement News tagged: Environmental

Kenya – Bamburi and Worldwide Fund for Nature regenerate degraded Shimba Hills forests

08 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Lafarge-owned Bamburi Cement, no stranger to conservation issues, is teaming up with the Worldwide Fund for Nature in a project that is to regenerate the degraded forests of Shimba Hills in the south

World – Value of carbon trading doubles in a year

08 December 2003, Published under Cement News

According to the World Bank, the Kyoto protocol on climate change is stimulating increasing flows of carbon finance to developing and transition economies, even though it is not yet in force.

India – Shree Cement plans fuel recycling plants

06 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement is planning to set up mini-fuel recycling plants with assistance of German equipment supplier KHD Humboldt GmbH.

UK – Environment Agency urges companies for permit applications

05 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The Environment Agency (EA) is urging companies to start planning their permit applications for the EU greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme.

Romania – Holcim Romania opens eco-friendly concrete station

Romania – Holcim Romania opens eco-friendly concrete station

04 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Holcim Romania is investing 1.5m euros in an eco-friendly concrete station in Sibiu.

Bulgaria – Zlatna Panega opts for old tyres

02 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The Bulgarian subsidiary of HeidelbergCement, Zlatna Panega is planning to generate 15 per cent of its required energy from old tyres.

Japan – 40 Japanese companies to conduct mock CO2 emission rights trades

Japan – 40 Japanese companies to conduct mock CO2 emission rights trades

01 December 2003, Published under Cement News

While Europe is gearing up for its emissions trading scheme, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) is set to launch a mock trading of CO2 emission rights.

UK – Environment Agency urges companies for permit applications

24 November 2003, Published under Cement News

The Environment Agency (EA) is urging companies to start planning their permit applications for the EU greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme.

Tanzania – Bureau of Standards proposes cement factory emissions standard

24 November 2003, Published under Cement News

The Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) is proposing a standard on cement factory emissions to stop them from polluting the environment.

India – Environmental Excellence awards for cement companies

24 November 2003, Published under Cement News

The Eight NCB International Seminar on Cement and Building Materials in New Delhi was concluded with the presentation of the National Awards for Energy Performance, Environment Excellence and Quality

UK – Superquarry, WWF and Lafarge

24 November 2003, Published under Cement News

Plans for a new superquarry on the remote island of Harris by Lafarge are back in focus with a new court hearing expected this week.

UK – Monitors for Rugby tyre trial

24 November 2003, Published under Cement News

A UKP400,000 monitoring programme is to keep track of air pollution, possibly produced by burning tyres at the Rugby cement plant near the town’s centre.

USA – Changing cement, changing emissions for the better

24 November 2003, Published under Cement News

The Portland Cement Association announced the latest effort by the industry to significantly reduce the emissions burden on the environment.

Asia – Curbing global warming the Asian way

17 November 2003, Published under Cement News

Asia’s cement producers are contributing in global climate regulation by replacing coal with rice husks that would otherwise be incinerated and dumped in landfills.

Spain – Cementos Portland invests 87m euro in environmental friendly kiln

17 November 2003, Published under Cement News

Spanish cement manufacturer Cementos Portland is investing 87m euro in a new cement kiln at its Seville plant.

USA – Rare flower discovered on former aggregate site

17 November 2003, Published under Cement News

When RMC South Florida Inc donated its aggregate site to Florida International University little did the company know that the site held botanical treasures.