Cement News tagged: Environmental

Qilianshan CDM Project Registered Successfully

30 July 2007, Published under Cement News

The 6000kW low-temperature excess heat power generation CDM project of Gansu Qilianshan Cement Co.,

US & Canada: energy to make cement cut 1.1 per cent

26 July 2007, Published under Cement News

The energy required to produce 1t of cement has dropped 1.1 per cent, according to the Portland Cement Association (PCA) annual survey of energy use at U.S. and Canadian cement plants

Holcim Apasco invests US$50m in environmental protection 2002-2006

24 July 2007, Published under Cement News

Holcim Apasco reports that it has invested nearly US$50m in environmental protection during the period 2002-2006.

Govt puts cement company under emissions microscope

17 July 2007, Published under Cement News

The New South Wales Government is investigating a southern highlands’ cement company, after claims by an environmental group that it has understated its levels of toxic emissions.

US judge halts Florida mining to protect water quality

US judge halts Florida mining to protect water quality

16 July 2007, Published under Cement News

A Miami federal judge on Friday ordered a halt to rock mining on hundreds of acres in Northwest Miami-Dade County, saying quarries close to

Boral under investigation

13 July 2007, Published under Cement News

Boral is under investigation over allegations it doctored lab reports to understate the level of toxic chemicals coming from its Berrima factory, south of Sydney.

Hima cement steps up safety initiatives

Hima cement steps up safety initiatives

09 July 2007, Published under Cement News

Hima Cement has intensified safety initiatives to eliminate injuries at work and improve efficiency.

Garadagh begins pilot project to address application of new fuel

04 July 2007, Published under Cement News

An agreement for the start a pilot project ‘D’ to address the application of the utilisation of alternative fuels at Garadagh Cement has been reached.

Kawasaki firm to boost waste heat power generator ops in China

03 July 2007, Published under Cement News

Kawasaki Plant Systems Ltd. plans to increase production and sales of waste heat recovery power generators for cement plants in China.

BCA: Cement industry making clear strides towards its sustainable development goals

28 June 2007, Published under Cement News

A new report published by the British Cement Association charts the significant progress made by the cement industry towards meeting its sustainable development goals.

Opposition to cement plant plans, New Zealand

27 June 2007, Published under Cement News

A group opposing a new cement plant near Oamaru has applied to the Environment Court to have parts of the consent application clarified under the Resource Management Act.

Cement cos cut costs, earn carbon credits with fly ash

27 June 2007, Published under Cement News

With Indian cement companies blending fly ash with clinker to bring down production costs, now they stand to earn carbon credits and money by raising the blending ratio

Cemex and Kemeri national park sign long-term cooperation agreement

26 June 2007, Published under Cement News

Cemex is to sign a long-term cooperation agreement with Kemeri national park which will aim towards preserving the environment of the Kemeri national park,

BCA: cement industry achieves climate change target

25 June 2007, Published under Cement News

The British Cement Association (BCA) has announced that all four UK cement manufacturers have achieved their targets under the Climate Change Levy Agreements for 2006

Cement makers eye carbon trade market

25 June 2007, Published under Cement News

Listed companies are catching up on the carbon trade market, with cement rivals Athi River Mining

ECZ orders Ndola Lime, Chilanga to shut down kilns

25 June 2007, Published under Cement News

The Environmental Council of Zambia (ECZ) has asked Ndola Lime and Chilanga Cement in Ndola to close their kilns by today because they were polluting the city.