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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...

Benchmarking energy

19 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Benchmarking plant energy performance enables identification of where a plant is positioned vis-a-vis the target performance and how far it must go to improve and achieve enhanced energy savings. In the US the Environmental Protection Agency provides such a benchmark with its ENERGY STAR programme. By Elizabeth Dutrow and Walt Tunnessen, US Environmental Protection Agency, and Bhaskar Dusi, Cemex USA. Figure 1: an ENERGY STAR flag (at the bottom) displayed on a US cement plant T...

USA: Lehigh Hanson EPA hat-trick

23 December 2015, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson Inc announced that three of its cement plants have earned the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) prestigious ENERGY STAR certification for 2015. The company’s cement manufacturing plants in Leeds (AL), Union Bridge (MD) and Glens Falls (NY) perform within the top 25 per cent of cement plants nationwide for energy efficiency and meet the EPA's strict energy efficiency performance levels. This is the third-consecutive year the Union Bridge plant has received ENERGY S...

USA: Essroc’s Energy Star cement plants

09 December 2015, Published under Cement News

Essroc’s Martinsburg and Nazareth cement operations, have for the second year in a row, earned the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification. This endorsement signifies that the industrial facilities perform in the top 25 per cent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict performance levels set by the EPA. “Essroc is pleased to accept EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification in recognition of our energy efficiency efforts,” said Jean-Paul ...

Four Cemex USA cement plants awarded Energy Star certification

19 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Cemex USA announced Thursday that four of its cement manufacturing plants have earned the US Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR® certification in 2015. Cemex noted that recognition of its USA’s plants in Miami, FL, Clinchfield, GA, Fairborn, OH, and Victorville, CA, demonstrates that these facilities perform among the top 25 per cent of similar US facilities for energy conservation. 2015 marks the ninth consecutive year of certification for the Clinchfield plant, an achievement r...

Four Lehigh Hanson Cement Plants Earn EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Certification

05 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson, Inc. announced that four of its Lehigh Cement plants have earned the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) prestigious Energy Star certification for 2014. The company’s cement manufacturing plants in Leeds, Ala, Union Bridge, Md, Glens Falls, NY, and Redding, Calif, all perform within the top 25 per cent of cement plants nationwide for energy efficiency and meet strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. “At Lehigh Hanson, we are committed to operatin...

Four Holcim (US) Inc plants awarded Energy Star®

15 September 2014, Published under Cement News

Holcim (US) Inc. announced that four of its plants earned the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR®. "Holcim is grateful to, once again, be awarded for our commitment to sustainability," said Filiberto Ruiz, president and CEO of Holcim (US) and Aggregate Industries US. "We understand how important it is for our facilities to have corporate values in place that help protect the environment and we recognize that this should be a priority each and every day." This marks the ...

Essroc's Nazareth plant earns Energy Star® certification

19 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Essroc’s cement plant in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, has earned the US Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® certification which signifies that the facility 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. “Essroc is pleased to accept EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification in recognition of our energy efficiency efforts,” said Paul Stewart, Essroc’s Nazareth plant director. “Through th...

Six Cemex USA cement plants earn EPA’s Energy Star®

13 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Cemex has said six of its cement manufacturing plants have earned the US Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR® certification. The recognition of Cemex USA's plants in Brooksville (FL), Miami (FL), Clinchfield (GA), Fairborn (OH), Louisville (KY) and Victorville (CA) demonstrates that these facilities perform among the top 25 per cent of similar US facilities for energy conservation. This year marks the eighth consecutive year of certification for the Clinchfield plant, an achieve...

Continental Cement earns EPA Energy Star certification

12 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Continental Cement Company’s Hannibal plant has earned the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Energy Star certification. "Continental Cement is pleased to accept EPA’s Energy Star certification in recognition of our energy efficiency efforts,” said Terry Bennett, vice-president operations. "Through this achievement, we have demonstrated our commitment to environmental stewardship while also lowering our energy costs.” The US cement producer improved its energy performance by "man...