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UltraTech Cement receives EPD certificates for four products

12 October 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement has been granted Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) certificates for four of its cement products – ordinary Portland cement (OPC), Portland pozzolana Cement (PPC), Portland slag cement (PSC) and Portland composite cement (PCC). An EPD is a clear and objective report that explains the materials used to make a product and how that product impacts the environment throughout its entire life cycle. The real facts and measurements are provided, enabling consumers to ...

Lucky Cement wins environmental award

19 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement Ltd has won the Environment Excellence Award at the 19th Annual Environment Excellence Awards 2022, organised by The National Forum of Environment and Health (NFEH). Lucky Cement received the award in recognition to its commitment towards sustainable development and contribution towards protecting the overall environment for a greener Pakistan.

10 UltraTech mines receive five-star sustainable management awards

14 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Ten of UltraTech Cement Ltd’ s limestone mines have been awarded a five-star rating for sustainable mine management in FY20-21 by the Ministry of Mines and Indian Bureau of Mines.   UltraTech was awarded the ratings at the felicitation ceremony held at the 6 th National Conclave on Mines & Minerals (NCMM) on 12 July 2022 in New Delhi. Conceptualised by the Ministry of Mines, the star ratings are based on adoption of best practices for implementation of Sustainable Development Framew...

Hanson receives social value management certificate

30 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK ( HeidelbergCement group ) has become the first building materials supplier to be awarded the Social Management Certificate Level 1 ‘Commit’ by Social Value UK. The announcement recognises the company’s commitment to implement systems and processes that will help it measure, manage and maximise its social value and its impact on, and role in, society. It follows an assessment carried out by Social Value UK and marks Hanson’s first step to increase the value it creates for i...

dy-pack wins EUROSAC Gold Award

10 June 2022, Published under Cement News

After two years of social distancing, the members of EUROSAC got together for a physical congress on 20 May in Bilbao, Spain. Under the theme 'Paper sacks on the move!', around 130 participants discussed recent developments for the fastdeveloping paper sack and sack kraft paper industry. In the focus of discourse were challenges and opportunities of paper sack recycling in Europe. As one highlight of the congress, the industry’s most remarkable innovations from the past year were presented...

CalPortland wins 2022 Energy Star® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence award

06 May 2022, Published under Cement News

CalPortland  ( Taiheiyo Cement Corp ) has received the 2022 Energy Star ® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award from the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy.  This is CalPortland’s 18th straight Partner of the Year award. “We are thrilled to receive the 2022 Energy Star Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award,” said CalPortland Chief Energy Engineer, Bill Jerald. “It is exciting to see the Energy Star programme being utilised throughout t...

Lafarge Canada's Point Anne Quarry wins OSSGA Award

08 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Canada 's Point Anne Quarry in Thurlow has received the 2021 Progressive Rehabilitation Award from the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA). The award, which was presented at OSSGA’s 2022 Conference & AGM at the end of February, recognises the ongoing efforts of individual operators to progressively rehabilitate their sites in accordance with their site plans. From 2009 to 2020, Point Anne Quarry has been rehabilitating its south and west faces, which total approxi...

Akçansa certified at Gold level for responsible use of resource certification

04 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Akçansa Büyükçekmece Factory (HeidelbergCement) has been re-certified at the 'Gold' level and  Akçansa Çanakkale plant  has been certified at at the 'Gold' level for ‘Responsible Use of Resources Certification System’ by the Concrete Sustainability Council. Akçansa General Manager, M Zeki Kanadıkırık, said: "Responsible sourcing is a very important issue for our industry. As in our 2030 Sustainability Goals, we try to use alternative sources more. In line with our circular ...

Argos awarded S&P Global Gold Class Award in 2022 Sustainability Yearbook

02 February 2022, Published under Cement News

For promoting and implementing excellent environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) practices and for being recognised as a world leader in sustainability in the construction materials sector by the Dow Jones Global Index, Argos , the cement company owned by Colombia-based Grupo Argos , received the Gold Class distinction in the 2022 Sustainability Yearbook awarded by S&P Global firm. This year Grupo Argos and Celsia, the group's energy business, were also recognised with g...

UltraTech Cement wins 12th Frost & Sullivan and TERI Sustainability 4.0 Award 2021

14 January 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement has been recognised with the Leaders Award in the Mega Large Business, Process Sector category, at the 12th Frost & Sullivan and TERI Sustainability 4.0 Awards 2021.   The Sustainability 4.0 Awards recognise efforts of companies that incorporate sustainability principles into their business culture. UltraTech received the Leaders Award for its holistic approach to sustainability and its best-in-class sustainability practices, including  i ts circular economy activitie...