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GCC's Pueblo cement plant achieves Energy Star certification

01 April 2019, Published under Cement News

The Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua (GCC) Pueblo cement plant is Colorado's only Energy Star certified manufacturing plant having been given the award by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in recognition of its superior energy performance. "Energy Star certified plants perform in the top 25 per cent of similar facilities nationwide," Enrique Escalante, chief executives of GCC, said in a statement. "We're proud to say that our Pueblo plant scored a perfect 100, proving it is tops in en...

Argos awarded Energy Star certification

20 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Cementos Argos announced it was awarded Energy Star certification by the US Environment Protection Agency for the third-consecutive year. The certification was awarded as a result of the company’s performance in terms of energy use at its Harleyville (SC), Newberry (FL) and Roberta (AL). The facilities fall within the 25 per cent top works with the best energy performance.

Newberry and Roberta plants receive EPA Energy Star certification

06 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Cementos Argos' Newberry and Roberta cement plants, located in Florida and Alabama, respectively,  have received the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR ® certification for outstanding performance and commitment towards reducing energy consumption and preserving environmental resources.   The two plants had to perform in the top 25 per cent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency for this award.   "At Argos, we have ambitious goals to lessen our impact ...

Roanoke Cement honoured by Energy Star

28 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Roanoke Cement Company's (RCC) Troutville plant has been honoured by Energy Star for its major energy reductions over the years, which now amount to 11 straight certifications. Representative Bob Goodlatte (VA-6th) of RCC applauded the Virginia company's Energy Star achievement. "RCC is well-known to me as one of the largest employers and taxpayers in Botetourt County. To be sure, this is not 'your grandfather's cement company.' "With over US$10m in capital upgrades since 1992, RCC has...

Two CalPortland cement plants recognised for energy efficiency

27 June 2017, Published under Cement News

CalPortland’s Rillito and Oro Grande cement plants have earned the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Energy Star certification, which signifies that the industrial plants perform in the top 25 per cent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meet strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. This is the sixth year the CalPortland Rillito cement plant has earned Energy Star certification. The Oro Grande cement plant has earned its first Energy St...

Four Cemex US plants earn Energy Star certification

23 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Four Cemex USA cement plants achieved the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star® certification for 2017, recognised for their efforts in energy efficiency and sustainability. The Brooksville, Miami, Clinchfield and Victorville plants achieved the certification by ranking in the top 25 per cent for energy conservation when compared to similar US facilities. Each plant also had to meet the technical requirements of the Energy Star Plant Energy Performance Indicators. Throughout th...

Cemex terminals achieve Energy Star Challenge

07 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Two Cemex USA terminals have achieved the US Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star® Challenge for Industry by reducing greenhouse gas emissions through energy conservation. The terminals, located in La Mirada and San Diego (CA), each reduced their energy consumption by more than 10 per cent. In 2016 Cemex USA conducted pilot programmes at its California terminals to cut energy use. The San Diego terminal achieved an impressive 12.2 per cent reduction in 2016, compared to the prior ...

CalPortland with 2017 Energy Star® Partner of the year - Sustained Excellence

11 April 2017, Published under Cement News

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognised CalPortland with a 2017 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. CalPortland’s accomplishments will be recognised by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy in Washington, DC on 26 April 2017. “CalPortland takes great pride in our partnership with Energy Star. Being named Pa...

Four Buzzi Unicem plants awarded Energy Star certification

18 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem USA announced that four of its cement plants (Chattanooga, Tennessee; Festus, Missouri.; Maryneal, Texas; San Antonio, Texas) have been awarded Energy Star certifications from the US Environmental Protection Agency. For the Chattanooga, Festus and Maryneal plants this is the eighth-consecutive year receiving the certification. Cement plants are required to score at least 75 on the Energy Performance Indicator to qualify for Energy Star recognition and must have a three-year h...

USA: Ash Grove Cement Durkee plant awarded Energy Star Certification

09 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Ash Grove Cement today announced that its Durkee plant, Oregon, has been awarded the 2016 ENERGY STAR ® plant certification. The US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification is awarded to plants performaning in the top 25 per cent of cement manufacturing facilities nationwide for energy efficiency that meet strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. "We’re honored that the EPA has awarded the Ash Grove Cement Company Durkee plant its ENERGY STAR...