Cement Industry News tagged under: Environmental

23 March 2007

Slovak producers support efforts to cut CO2 emissions

Slovak cement makers support efforts to reduce CO2 emissions and improve environmental protection in Slovakia

23 March 2007

St Lawrence Cement lauded for cutting emissions

The EPA has commended American Electric Power, St. Lawrence Cement and United Technologies Corp. for achieving significant greenhouse gas reductions under EPA’s Climate Leaders program

22 March 2007

Holcim Romania to invest EUR2.8m in environment protection in 2007

The Romanian unit of Holcim said on Wednesday it would invest some EUR2.8m (US$3.7m) in environment protection projects this year.

22 March 2007

Taiheiyo Cement expanding waste recycling operations

Taiheiyo Cement Corp is beefing up its waste materials recycling business as it looks to increase the profitability of its growing environmental business.

US cement industry honors leaders in environmental improvement 21 March 2007

US cement industry honors leaders in environmental improvement

Six cement plants received special recognition for their commitment to improving the environment and their communities at the Sixth Annual Cement Industry Environment and Energy Awards

20 March 2007

Nine US states sue EPA over mercury emissions

Nine states in the US, along with several environmental groups, have sued the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Rugby Cement investigated for dust fall-out 14 March 2007

Rugby Cement investigated for dust fall-out

Environmental officers are currently at the site of Rugby Cement in an attempt to solve the mysterious dust cloud problem.

14 March 2007

Opposition grows against Holcim cement plant

Opponents of Holcim’s proposed new cement plant near Oamaru are taking heart from Mighty River Power’s decision to scrap the Marsden B power station

09 March 2007

Alternative Fuel in Sancti Spiritus’ Cement Factory

The Siguaney cement factory in the Cuban central province of Sancti Spiritus will soon begin to substitute fuels by industrial wastes, thus applying the co-processing method used worldwide.

05 March 2007

Wastewater purification in cement plants

Holcim Cement Plant launched the construction of a new wastewater purification system worth more than EUR 500,000.

05 March 2007

Federal agency wants cleanup at cement plant

The owners of a Victorville cement plant - which the company says is the largest in the nation - face potentially millions of dollars in penalties for failing to

02 March 2007

Plan to expand quarry raises concerns

A cement company’s plan to expand a quarry in Richmond Township has raised concerns about losing farmland and the effect on Moselem Creek. Allentown-based Lehigh Cement Co

27 February 2007

Cement plant won’t burn tires if study says not to

An official with Lafarge says the company won’t burn tires at a Nova Scotia cement plant if a study by Dalhousie University recommends against the practice.

22 February 2007

Germany Court finds claim against cement firms cartel admissible

The Duesseldorf regional court in Germany found admissible the EUR114m ($149.8m) compensation claims against six leading cement producers accused of price-fixing

22 February 2007

States, Enviros Sue EPA Over Cement Factory Emissions

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo today announced a multi-state legal challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

21 February 2007

Holcim and the World Conservation Union join forces to conserve biodiversity

Holcim and the World Conservation Union (IUCN) have signed a cooperation agreement to work jointly on ecosystem conservation and biodiversity issues relevant to the building materials sector.