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Vassiliko Cement to build new alternative fuel storage site

08 March 2023, Published under Cement News

The Environment Service has given the go ahead for a designated new   alternative fuels storage site a year after a fire destroyed Vassiliko Cement plant’s original storage yard. The new site will be in Larnaca district’s Tochni, about halfway between the cities of Larnaca and Limassol, with the designated fenced site situated within an industrial zone, Philenews reports. The block is located within the island’s Vasiliko Energy Centre. However, Tochni Community Council has re...

Vassiliko Cement fire caused by shredder

14 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Vassiliko Cement suffered a fire over the weekend beause a tyre shredder ignited at the Cypriot cement plant. The director of the environment department, Costas Hadjipanayiotou, who was at the scene on Saturday afternoon said it appeared the fire was caused by a malfunction in a tyre shredder that ignited the spark. The fire broke out on Saturday afternoon in an open area filled with old tyres between the villages of Kalavasos and Mari, and was brought under control before midnight. St...