Cement News tagged: Environmental

Near cement factories, high rate of larynx cancer

12 September 2006, Published under Cement News

Cement found to contain high level of toxins – one area sees 3.5 times national average

Cement found to contain high level of toxins – 6 of 10 samples had dangerous levels of heavy metals

11 September 2006, Published under Cement News

A considerable quantity of cement produced in South Korea contains a high degree of hexavalent chromium plating (Cr6+), a heavy metal that can

Oamaru: a new cement plant at Weston would meet all regional and national air

11 September 2006, Published under Cement News

A new cement plant at Weston would meet all regional and national air quality standards, if it is built by Holcim (New Zealand) Ltd.

Lafarge designs new tear- and weather-resistant bag

07 September 2006, Published under Cement News

A solution to the age-old problem of damaged cement bags is being rolled out across the UK next month by Lafarge.

Multinationals join quest for zero-carbon building

Multinationals join quest for zero-carbon building

07 September 2006, Published under Cement News

A corporate-led project aimed at making zero-energy buildings a reality worldwide swelled its ranks with nine more multinationals joining in the effort this week.

Emissions cap may put lid on plants

06 September 2006, Published under Cement News

A plan to cap greenhouse gas emissions could mean cement plants, the biggest producers of carbon dioxide in the High Desert, will have to freeze production at current levels,

Cemex hits back over ’misleading’ claims

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

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

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