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Lafarge Cement UK secures Energy Management System certification

06 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement (UK Aggregate Industries group) has achieved BS EN ISO50001:2018 in Energy Management Systems after demonstrating its ongoing commitment to energy efficiency.   As the latest version of the standard for Energy Management Systems, BS EN ISO50001:2018 requires companies to show continuous improvement in reducing the energy intensity of their operations.   The certification is formal recognition of Lafarge Cement's high standard of energy governance, which has seen the business s...

Lafarge Cement UK adds Rapid Cement to its product range

04 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement UK (Aggregate Industries group part of LafargeHolcim) has introduced Rapid Cement to its packaged range of cements. The Portland cement product contains calcium aluminate for rapid hardening to enable fast-setting and low shrinkage which is ideal for screeds and renders for wall and floor surface preparation, prior to installing tiles. The product is suitable for dry and wet installations, including swimming pools, and has a setting time of one hour. It is available in 25kg b...

Minister visits Lafarge's Cookstown Works to see investment projects

13 December 2012, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement welcomed the UK's Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster to its Cookstown works, Northern Ireland, on 7 December to see a range of significant investment projects worth in excess of GBP5m (EUR6.2m). During her visit to the Works, the Minister was able to see at first hand the new projects which will deliver improved performance at the site in a number of operational areas.   During her tour of the site the Minister met employees who were able to present the projects.  One of the pr...

Lafarge UK wins award for water management solution

11 December 2012, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement UK has scooped the annual Large Business European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme Award (EMAS) for its innovative water management solution, developed at its Cauldon Works in Staffordshire and rolled out across its network of sites.  Lafarge was praised at the Brussels event for showing excellence in respecting and safeguarding the environment by applying a pioneering water management system – Water Footprinting  and water efficiency improvements –  across six of its UK sit...