Cement News tagged: International

Canada/US – St Lawrence raises the stake

30 July 2003, Published under Cement News

St Lawrence Cement has announced its ambitious goal of reducing its net carbon dioxide emissions by 15 per cent per tonne of cement produced between 2000 and 2010 under the US Environmental Protection

Hong Kong – Green Island’s pilot incineration project to move ahead

30 July 2003, Published under Cement News

Green Island Cement received the go-ahead from Hong Kong`s Environmental Protection Department to move its pilot research project to incinerate waste in its cement kilns to the public consultation sta

UK – Another feather on RMC’s sustainability cap

30 July 2003, Published under Cement News

Ready-mix concrete supplier RMC has extended its sustainable development efforts through a partnership with BirdLife International, a partnership of 103 national and local non-governmental conservatio

USA - EPA looks into semiconductor residues in cement

30 July 2003, Published under Cement News

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking into a plan to recycle the residue of semiconductor production at IBM Corporation’s East Fishkill plant into cement.

UK – Sewage sludge as alternative fuel

UK – Sewage sludge as alternative fuel

30 July 2003, Published under Cement News

The UK currently has the disposal problem of two million tonnes of sewage sludge per year, much of which is used as agricultural fertiliser.

UK – Lafarge to increase tyre burning at Cauldon

30 July 2003, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement is to increase its tyre burning at its Cauldon plant by over 50 per cent to a maximum of 900 tyres per hour after it has been granted permission. Works manager Ian Mycock commented: “ W

China – Heidelberg in Guangzhou joint-venture

China – Heidelberg in Guangzhou joint-venture

30 July 2003, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement is jointly funding the construction of a modern, environmentally-friendly cement works in Guangzhou, southern China.

New order for KHD Humboldt Wedag AG

09 July 2003, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Beocinska Fabrika Cementa, Serbia, placed an order with KHD Humboldt Wedag AG for modernisation and upgrading its raw-material grinding system at the Beocin plant located northwest from Belgra

USA - St Lawrence Cement gets backing for new works

30 June 2003, Published under Cement News

The Business Council of New York State has backed the proposal of St Lawrence Cement to close its existing Catskill, Green County plant and build a more modern works across the Hudson River.

Brazil - Increasing tyre recycling targets

30 June 2003, Published under Cement News

In an effort to reduce the number of tyres dumped in the Brazilian countryside, the government has stipulated that tyre manufacturers in Brazil are to collect and recycle 20 per cent more tyres than n

USA - Holcim wins tentative state approval to burn old tyres

30 June 2003, Published under Cement News

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has issued a draft air-quality permit to Holcim Inc. The company applied to the environmental department in February 2001 for permission to burn used ty

FLSmidth receives order for six more vertical cement mills in Brazil

06 January 2000, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has been awarded a contract worth approximately US$32m from Brazilian Votorantim Cimentos, Ltda to supply six OK mills for cement grinding

China to build cement works in Amur Region, Russia

04 January 2000, Published under Cement News

China Triumph International (CTIE) will build a cement works in the Amur Region. The construction of the

Holcim Catskill layoffs extended through February, USA

04 January 2000, Published under Cement News

The temporary layoffs at the Holcim cement plant in Catskill will continue until the end of February, a company official said Monday. The layoffs, which were announced in November and effective until

Brazil 12 month accumulated sales up 13.8%

04 January 2000, Published under Cement News

Preliminary data industry data and market estimates indicate that accumulated domestic Brazilian cement sales over the 12 months from December 2009-November 2010 reached 58.4Mt

Philippine sales growth slows

04 January 2000, Published under Cement News

Philippine cement sales in 2010 likely grew at a slower pace from 2009 which saw increased construction activity to repair the damage caused by Tropical Storm Ondoy and Typhoon Pepeng,