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Cemex Miami plant receives 2021 Energy Star Certification

03 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Cemex has announced that its cement plant in Miami, Florida, has been recognised by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the 11 th  consecutive year for its ongoing energy efficiency and sustainability efforts, earning 2021 Energy Star ® Certification. To earn the achievement each year, including for the 2021 certification, operations at  the Miami Cement plant had to reach  Energy Star Plant Energy Performance Indicators and rank in the top 25 per cent of s...

PCA wins Energy Star Partner of the Year Award

14 April 2021, Published under Cement News

The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America's cement manufacturers, has received the 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award from the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy. This is the second year in a row PCA has earned this prestigious honour. "PCA and its members are proud to be recognised for continuously improving energy efficiency to reduce emissions," said PCA President and CEO, Michael Ireland. "The cement and concrete industry is le...

CalPortland's Rillito plant receives EPA Energy Star certification

14 January 2021, Published under Cement News

CalPortland's cement plant in Rillito, Arizona, USA, has earned the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Energy Star certification. Facility certification signifies that the industrial plant performs in the top 25 per cent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. This is the ninth consecutive (2012-20) year that the Rillito plant has earned the Energy Star, reflecting a legacy of continued energy savin...

Argos' Roberta and Harleyville plants recognised by Energy Star® certificates

25 August 2020, Published under Cement News

The US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPAs) has recognised Argos' Roberta cement plant, located in Alabama, USA, and Harleyville, South Carolina, USA, with the ENERGY STAR ® certification for the fifth and third consecutive year, respectively. This recognition signifies that these plants perform in the top 25 per cent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. "We are delighted to be granted again with these ce...

Argos' Harleyville plant wins Energy Star®

22 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Argos has been awarded the Energy Star® certification from the United States Environmental Protection Agency for the second-consecutive year for its Harleyville cement plant. Argos has been recognised  for its commitment to reduce and efficient use of energy and the preservation of environmental resources. The award for the Harleyville plant follows those obtained by the Newberry and Roberta plant in 2017 and 2018, respectively. "We are delighted to be granted with this certification tha...

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...