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Tokyo Cement Group supplies purified water system

19 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Tokyo Cement Group has gifted purified drinking water facilities to the people of Siyambalagaswewa in Mihintale, Sri Lanka as part of its Fountain of Life project. The company installed a customised water purification system with reverse osmosis technology, with an output capacity of 5000lpd to nearly 650 Siyambalagaswewa villagers. Managing Director of Tokyo Cement Co (Lanka) PLC, SR Gnanam, in a statement noted, "The project is implemented in selected rural parts of our country, wher...

Henan to hike water and electricity fees

09 July 2020, Published under Cement News

The Chinese province of Henan will increase water and electricity tariffs for cement and steel producers that have failed to meet ultra-low emissions standards, said the provincial environmental regulator. Henan is home to six of the country’s 20 most-polluted cities, reports Reuters. To address the emissions, companies that do not meet emissions treatment or clean transportation requirements will have to pay an additional CNY0.05-0.1/m 3 (US¢0.7-1.4/m 3 ) for water and an extra CNY0.01-0...

Loma Negra and Bridgestone enter water partnership

15 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Argentina’s Loma Negra and Bridgestone have entered a partnership to re-use in Llavallol, Buenos Aires province. Bridgestone will supply 200,000lpd of filtered water. The step will enable the cement producer to reduce pressure on the aquifer it uses to feed its plant.

MPA publishes new water strategy

29 June 2017, Published under Cement News

The Mineral Products Association (MPA) has published its new Water Strategy, outlining the industry's three key aims of minimising water consumption, prioritising the use of the most sustainable water sources and protecting the water environment by sustainably managing water being used and passing through its members' sites. Achieving these aims will enable the mineral products industry to improve its understanding of the amount of water consumed and demonstrate where measures have been im...

Pakistan: Lucky Cement highlights its social impact

18 July 2016, Published under Cement News

The largest Pakistani cement manufacturer, Lucky Cement, has highlighted the contribution its operations have made to their locality and the country’s economy reports the Daily Times. Lucky Cement has pointed out that in 2014-15 it paid the government more than PKR7bn (US$67m) in sales and income taxes and generated PKR14bn (US$134m) in foreign exchange. In addition, the company has undertaken a programme to provide clean water supplies to residents of Pezu, its base of operations, whi...

PCA statement regarding the complaint filed against EPA, Corps, on Waters of the US Rule

14 July 2015, Published under Cement News

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) released the following statement regarding the complaint the association filed today against the US Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers, challenging the expansion of federal authority under the Clean Water Act through the new Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. The complaint was filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, along with the US Chamber of Commerce, the National Federation of Independe...

The business case for water

26 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Water is a natural resource used at all Holcim operational sites across the world. Conscious of growing global water sustainability challenges, Holcim, in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has developed and implemented a water management scheme for all its business units worldwide. Striving to sustain this precious resource, the cement producer has been employing innovative approaches alongside practical solutions and engaging with stakeholders to ad...

Pennsuco's green credentials

15 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Over the past few years, Titan America has transformed its Pennsuco cement plant into a leading pioneer of green initiatives for the cement industry. As well as using alternative fuels for pyroprocessing, the company has excellent experience of energy-efficient production, improved recycling methods and water sustainability. By Muhammad Furqan Khan, Pennsuco Cement, USA. The Pennsuco cement works is the biggest plant in Florida with a clinker and cement capacity of 2.2Mta and 2.5Mt...