Cement News tagged: Environmental

Cemex hits back over ’misleading’ claims

06 September 2006, Published under Cement News

Rugby’s cement plant has been named in a pollution black list by an environmental magazine.

Safety concerns hinder possible enviro deal

04 September 2006, Published under Cement News

Californian cement companies are reportedly working with state transportation officials on a pact to lower the level of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions produced during cement manufacturing in the state

Indocement’s CDM reaches final stage

04 September 2006, Published under Cement News

PT Indocement said that the implementation of its Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project had reached the final stage. Sources at Indocement said that the CDM project started in 2005 had now reached

Holcim Indonesia denies conflict of interest

04 September 2006, Published under Cement News

PT Holcim Indonesia, the third largest cement maker in the country, said in a disclosure to the stock exchange, that it followed all the correct procedures when securing a waste management project fro

Expert cautions building industry against using cement

Expert cautions building industry against using cement

30 August 2006, Published under Cement News

The Malaysian construction industry must come up with a ‘greener’ alternative for cement because producing a tonne of cement causes an equal tonnage of carbon dioxide to be released into the atmospher

Plant, regulators cement cleanup deal

29 August 2006, Published under Cement News

Current and former owners and operators of a cement plant have come to an agreement with federal and state environmental regulators over what federal officials call "chronic air pollution violations"

Kilns being pressed to cut emissions

Kilns being pressed to cut emissions

29 August 2006, Published under Cement News

From a remote site in the heart of Bavaria, in southern Germany, the modest Solnhofen cement plant is claimed as a model for reducing pollution. The technology’s success in Germany, using SCR technolo

Essroc wins enviro award

24 August 2006, Published under Cement News

It took seven years for Essroc Italcementi Group to propose and then build a conveyor belt at its Nazareth-area plants, but it took less than a year for the project to earn industrywide praise. The P

Mexico Cemex projects its own wind station

23 August 2006, Published under Cement News

Mexico’s cement maker Cemex is to utilise wind poower of the Istmo de Tehuantepec to install a wind mega-station in Juchitan de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, which will have a generation capacity of 250 megawatts

What do emission caps mean for California?

21 August 2006, Published under Cement News

California Portland Cement Co had planned to build more plants this year but put its expansion on hold as it awaits a decision by state lawmakers that the company says could force it to cut production

Burning tyres in Puerto Rico

21 August 2006, Published under Cement News

US environmental regulators have granted a permit to a division of Cemex to burn used tyres for fuel at a plant in the southern Puerto Rican city of Ponce, officials and the company said Thursday. The

DOE and Lafarge reach agreement

21 August 2006, Published under Cement News

US Department of Environmental Quality Director Steven E. Chester today announced that the agency has reached an agreement with Lafarge Midwest over allowable mercury levels from the company’s A

Apasco boosts sustainable construction

17 August 2006, Published under Cement News

Based on the guidelines issued from offices of Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction, in Switzerland, the company is attempting to boost a sustainable construction culture among its customers

UK Cemex improving its environmental performan

16 August 2006, Published under Cement News

Cemex is now testing a form of processed household waste called Climafuel at its Rugby plant. Sustainability director Dr David Evans explains:

Anger over visit to German cement plant

15 August 2006, Published under Cement News

Top officials from Rugby are travelling to Germany as part of an investigation into plans to burn household waste at the town’s cement factory.

New EPA energy standards will increase plant efficiency

15 August 2006, Published under Cement News

The first-ever energy-efficiency ratings for cement plants will enable those industries to cut energy usage, save money and prevent greenhouse gases