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Ecocem forced to drop Vallejo mill project

28 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Ecocem of Ireland has dropped plans for a grinding mill Vallejo, San Francisco Bay, California, USA, after project partner Vallejo Marine Terminal (VMT) withdrew from the proposed plant. VMT's lawyer, Krista Kim, told the city council that her client no longer supported the project, which has endured a six-year planning application battle. VMT owned the land on which the proposed EUR45m plant would have been constructed for Ecocem subsidiary Orcem Americas. Vallejo's council was scheduled ...

Plans for new mill in Vallejo to face public hearing

25 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Orcem Americas’ plan for a new EUR45m cement mill in Vallejo, California, USA, is likely to face a public hearing from local councillors on 30 May. The Ecocem subsidiary and its project partner, Vallejo Marine Terminal (VMT), are looking to appeal a decision by the city’s planning commission that rejected the proposal in May 2017, according to the Irish Times. The council will also consider a final environmental report on the project. Last time, following a recommendation by the Vallejo Cit...

USA: Ecocem to appeal San Francisco Bay grinding plant planning refusal

27 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Ecocem is appealing the decision by a US local authority to refuse the Irish cement manufacturer permission to construct a EUR45m (US$47.5m) grinding plant in San Francisco Bay. The planning commission in Vallejo, California, recently refused Ecocem’s subsidiary, Orcem Americas, permission to build on the city’s waterfront based on environmental concerns including increased traffic and pollution. The Irish Times reported on Friday that Orcem has since lodged an appeal with Vallejo city...

USA: Ecocem's Vallejo mill project hits City Hall opposition

15 February 2017, Published under Cement News

A US local authority has formally opposed Ecocem’s plans for a EUR45m mill project in Vallejo. Orcem Americas, a subsidiary of Irish cement firm Ecocem, wants to construct a grinding mill close to San Francisco, on the site of an old flour mill on Vallejo’s waterfront, but residents fear its environmental impact. Vallejo City Hall has called on the local planning commission to deny permission for Orcem’s proposals for a grinding unit and a nearby deepwater terminal by releasing a 45-page r...