Cement News tagged: International

UK – Remas calls for UK and Irish companies to take part in European EMS study

30 August 2003, Published under Cement News

Remas aims to study the benefits of formal environmental management systems (EMS) and hopes to establish a direct link between the use of EMS and positive environmental performance.

Philippines – Environment Department launches Philippine Environment Partnership Program

30 August 2003, Published under Cement News

The Philippine Department of Environment and National Resources (DENR) has launched its Philippine Environment Partnership Program (PEPP) to encourage companies to comply to environmental legislation

USA – St Lawrence Cement to include Becraft Mountain mine in review

30 August 2003, Published under Cement News

St Lawrence Cement is likely to be required to include the Becraft Mountain mine in the environmental review for its new US$320m cement works in Greenport.

UK – Castle Cement’s AWDF given cautious welcome in Clitheroe

30 August 2003, Published under Cement News

Castle Cement recently presented its plans to burn agricultural waste derived fuel (AWDF) at its Ribblesdale works, Clitheroe, Lancashire to the neighbouring community and environmentalists.

Titan Cement down

Titan Cement down

29 August 2003, Published under Cement News

Titan Cement posted a 1.5 per cent drop in first-half net profit Thursday, in line with analysts` expectations. Titan`s net profit fell to EUR46.13 million from EUR46.64m in the year-ago period.

Heracles profits up

29 August 2003, Published under Cement News

Greek cement producer Heracles, majority-owned by France`s Lafarge, said on Thursday group pre-tax profit grew 142 per cent to EURO 40m in the first half.

Holcim expectations

Holcim expectations

27 August 2003, Published under Cement News

Holcim announces H1 results Thursday 28th August. Analysts at Merrill Lynch suggest sales falls of around 11 per cent and not too much joy in the months ahead - a cautionary note for investors.

TPI doubts

15 August 2003, Published under Cement News

Concerns by the company auditor flag up renewed speculation over the long term future of this petrochemical and cement producer

Possible bid for Suez

11 August 2003, Published under Cement News

Rumours that Ciments Francais could be preparing to increase its stake in Suez Cement seem to be gathering pace.

Portuguese cement sales

07 August 2003, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Portugal fell 19.7 per cent year-on-year to 4.146Mt for the period January to June 2003, Portugal`s Association of Building and Public Works Companies said on August 6, 2003.

Lafarge N America 2Q

01 August 2003, Published under Cement News

Lafarge North America Inc missed earnings expectations, blaming bad weather and economic weakness in some of its markets. In a press release, the construction supply company posted second-quarter net

Chile – Cementos Melon has 30 days to appeal petcoke decision

30 July 2003, Published under Cement News

Chilean cement manufacturer Cementos Melon, owned by Lafarge, has been given 30 days to file an appeal with the ministerial council of the national environment agency Conama

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.