Cement Industry News tagged under: Environmental

15 June 2006

Italcementi receives social award

Italcementi achieved recognition for TX Active®, the photocatalytic active principle for cement products capable of fighting against air pollution, by receiving the Sodalitas Social Award. Italcementi

14 June 2006

Holcim Apasco co-processes more waste

Mexican cement maker Holcim Apasco has co-processed 1Mt of waste over the last 11 years to fuel kilns at its six cement plants, 90 ready-mix facilities and four aggregates plants, local news agency No

09 June 2006

Lafarge to reduce emissions, UK

Lafarge’s Westbury works in Wiltshire, UK is installing new equipment to control emissions after breaching its permit conditions earlier this year. Lafarge was forced to take action after the E

08 June 2006

Anger over plans to burn waste at plant, UK

Campaigners have hit out at plans to begin burning waste at the Rugby Cement plant - all the way from London. Waste could be transported from the capital and burned at the Long Lawford Road site as th

New fuel plans at Rugby Cement? 06 June 2006

New fuel plans at Rugby Cement?

Plans to launch a new an alternative fuel system at Rugby Cement Works have been greeted with dismay by plant opponents.

05 June 2006

Cement plant to curb pollution, US

Mountain Cement Co. and two environmental groups have signed an agreement to install pollution-control equipment at one of the plant’s kilns. Under the agreement signed Wednesday, a US$5m baghou

Rugby to trial household waste fuel 02 June 2006

Rugby to trial household waste fuel

Rugby Cement in the UK wants to trial a fuel made from household rubbish which is hoped will cut greenhouse gas emissions by up to 10 per cent. Cemex hopes to burn Climafuel, which contains paper, pla

30 May 2006

Cement Association of Canada announces Lafarge award

The Ontario Region of the Cement Association of Canada (CAC) is proud to announce that the Lafarge Canada cement plant in Bath, Ontario, received the Land Stewardship Award from the US Portland Cement

26 May 2006

Taiheiyo Cement upgrades to EMS ISO 14001:2004, Philippines

Taiheiyo Cement Philippines Inc (TCPI) has earned the distinction as the first cement plant in Cebu to implement an Environmental Management System (EMS) that has been upgraded and certified as having

24 May 2006

Keystone Cement gets upgrade approval

Keystone Cement expects to significantly boost production at its East Allen Township plant with a US$165m upgrade approved Monday by the state Department of Environmental Protection. The project entai

24 May 2006

DOE assesses the use of energy at Holcim

The US Department of Energy recently conducted a three-day industrial energy saving assessment at the Holcim facility near Morgan as part of a national energy efficiency effort. Through no-cost asses

23 May 2006

Broceni cement factory’s category A pollution permit extended

The State’s Environmental Bureau (SEB) has decided to extend Liepaja’s Regional Environmental Administration’s (LREA) issued category A pollution permit for "Cemex" Broceni cement fa

22 May 2006

Proposal for largest brownfield scheme

A proposal for the largest brownfield scheme in Northern Ireland was submitted this week. The application for a 153ha scheme in Magheramorne, near Larne, was announced by Lafarge Cement UK last year.

16 May 2006

Second Pollution claim against Giant

The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced that the Union has issued a second notice of intent to sue letter to Giant Cement Company, Giant Resource Recovery and their parent company, Giant Cement

09 May 2006

Cement manufacturers benefiting from reclaimed waste

Thousands of tonnes of hazardous waste is being harnessed to manufacture Australian cement in an initiative to clean up the image of one of the world’s biggest polluting industries. Flammable i

05 May 2006

Green Energy Benny Farm takes bronze

The Green Energy Benny Farm project, developed by Montreal-based (l’Office de l’éclectisme urbain et fonctionnel) Pearl Poddubiuk et associés, Architects in partnership with the engineerin