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CMA receives award for reducing single-use plastic campaign

21 November 2019, Published under Cement News

The Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA) atteneded at an event organised by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India, on 19 November 2019, in New Delhi where an award was presented to Mahendra Singhi, President, CMA and Aparna Dutt Sharma, Secretary General, CMA, by the Ministry of Jal Shakti. In his Independence Day speech on 15 August 2019, the Prime Minister spoke of the need to reduce single use plastic in the country. Subsequently, the Ministry of Jal Sh...

Mombasa Cement’s Vipingo plant wins energy-saving award

18 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Mombasa Cement’s Vipingo facility has won Kenya’s national award as the best energy-saving company in the country, according to The Star. The plant has been able to save around KES121m (US$1.19m) in energy costs due to power-saving initiatives. Plant manager Koppal Chandrashekarial said they came up with ideas to save energy due to continued power shortages from Kenya Power and Lighting Co. At one time the plant lost power for 16 days, he added. 'There has been a lot of challenges, too muc...

Cemex included in Dow Jones Sustainability MILA Pacific Alliance Index

30 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Cemex SAB de CV has been included for the third-consecutive year in the Dow Jones Sustainability MILA Pacific Alliance Index thanks to its leadership in sustainability.  Cemex  was chosen after an assessment of the company’s business practices, recognising its performance on environmental, social, and governance criteria. “We are honoured to be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability MILA Pacific Alliance Index, underscoring the key role that sustainability plays in our strategy,” said Vi...

Lucky Cement  wins Environment Excellence Award 2019

11 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement Ltd won the Environment Excellence Award at the 16th Annual Environment Excellence Awards 2019, organised by The National Forum of Environment and Health (NFEH). The award ceremony was held at a local hotel on 9 July 2019. Lucky Cement received the award in recognition to its commitment towards energy conservation and contribution towards protecting the overall environment for a greener Pakistan. The Annual Environment Excellence Awards are the benchmark for environmental stan...

PT Semen Indonesia

24 April 2019, Published under Cement News

On 23 April Semen Indonesia received an award from the secretary general of the country’s Ministry of Environment and Forestry. The accolade was in recognition of the 227.26ha that Semen Indonesia has reclaimed at its former Tuban factory mine site. Over 308,000 trees have been planted at the site, including teak, mahogany and eucalyptus. To commemorate Earth Day, 3500 Cavendish Banana trees were also planted in the Tlogowaru clay mine area in Merakurak District on 22 April.

Lucky Cement wins Corporate Excellence Award

11 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement Ltd has won the Management Association of Pakistan's (MAP) Corporate Excellence Award in the cement sector category. Syed Noman Hasan, executive director of Lucky Cement Ltd, received the award at the 34th MAP Annual Corporate Excellence Award Ceremony held in Karachi on 9 April 2019. The Corporate Excellence Awards was instituted by MAP in 1982 with the sole aim to recognise and honour companies showing outstanding performance and demonstrating progress and enlightened manage...

PT Indocement

31 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Two of PT Indocement’s cement plants have received 2018 Green PROPER ratings for their environmental efforts. The factories in question are the Palimanan and the Citeureup plants. PROPER is a programme conducted by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry of Indonesia since 1995 to measure companies’ performance in managing the environment. It stands for Program for Pollution Control, Evaluation and Rating and is designed to promote compliance with pollution control regulations, contribution...

Cementos Argos

26 September 2018, Published under Cement News

For the sixth year in a row, Cementos Argos has been named as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). The index is designed to recognise good practice by companies in terms of economic, environmental and social sustainability. This year more than 3500 companies worldwide were invited to participate, but only 317 were selected as members. Argos energy subsidiary, Celsia, was also included in the index for the Latin American Integrated Market – Pacific Alliance.  “Being ra...

Nuvoco's Mejia plant wins energy efficiency award

21 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Nuvoco's Mejia plant has been awarded at the 19th National Award for Excellence in Energy Management 2018 organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in Hyderabad, India. Nuvoco has previously been recognised by CII in 2016 and its latest honour was for its contribution in energy efficiency and for sharing best practices and technologies among 148 companies from power, pulp and paper, buildings, bank and the cement sector. Amit Pidiha, VP of the Mejia cement plant, received ...

Ambuja Cement among top 5 in DJSI 2018

18 September 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim-owned Ambuja Cement has gained two places to the fifth spot on the Construction Material Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) 2018. Ambuja Cement MD and CEO, Ajay Kapur, said, “We are truly honoured by this highest recognition for the second year in a row from the global DJSI ranking, which is regarded as the most respected independent sustainability ranking system. While this accomplishment reaffirms Ambuja Cement as the clear leader in Sustainability, what makes us feel e...