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Holcim’s Devil Slide facility reaches safety milestone, USA

12 October 2012, Published under Cement News

Holcim (US) Inc announced today that its Devil's Slide facility located in Morgan, UT, surpassed the eight year mark without a lost time injury. "We congratulate the employees of our Devil's Slide facility for their accomplishment and untiring attention to safety," said Bernard Terver, president and chief executive officer of Holcim (US) Inc. "Our employees have shown great commitment to implementing our universal safety measures. We're proud of what they have accomplished and look forward...

Dunbar Cement Works celebrates safety milestone, UK

11 October 2012, Published under Cement News

The Lafarge cement works at Dunbar, UK has celebrated a safety milestone after achieving a year without a ‘Lost-Time Incident’, where an accident causes an employee or contractor to take time off work. The milestone was reached in September after a heightened focus on good leadership, practical workshops, and proactive reporting and remedying of potential hazards.  It was celebrated with a special safety day, attended by Rajeev Ramankutty, industrial director for Lafarge Cement UK.  All e...

India: “Cement factories must adhere to safety norms to check pollution”

20 August 2012, Published under Cement News

Cement factories should play a vital role in checking pollution by strictly adhering to specified norms, said D Vasudevan, former chief inspector of factories and advisor to National Safety Council-Tamil Nadu chapter. At the inauguration of a two-day training programme on ‘health and safety management in cement industries’, organised by Tiruchi sub-committee of National Safety Council on Friday, Mr Vasudevan expressed satisfaction over the strict implementation of safety norms on the cement...

Two Holcim plants recognised at PCA spring meeting, USA

18 April 2012, Published under Cement News

Holcim announced today that its Holly Hill in Holly Hill, SC and Theodore in Theodore, AL, plants, have been recognised by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) at its Spring Board of Directors meeting in Chicago on 16 April 2012. The Holly Hill plant received the PCA's prestigious Chairman's Safety Performance Award in recognition of their exceptional health and safety programmes. The Theodore plant received the Environmental Performance Award in recognition of the steps they take beyond t...

Ash Grove Utah plant wins top safety award

28 February 2012, Published under Cement News

The Ash Grove Cement Company’s Leamington, Utah, plant won top honors in the company’s annual L.T. Sunderland Safety Excellence Award competition for 2011.Since 2006, eight Ash Grove cement plants and two grinding facilities have competed to earn the award. Each facility is evaluated on an extensive matrix of data that is focused on health and safety process and results. The Ash Grove Safety Leadership Steering Committee scores each of the health and safety metrics used in selecting the b...