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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...

Udaipur Cement Works Ltd wins The Golden Peacock Safety Award 2021 

05 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Udaipur Cement Works Ltd (a subsidiary of JK Lakshmi Cement Limited) has won the Golden Peacock Safety Award 2021 organised by the Institute of Directors for remarkable and continuous improvement in occupational health and safety performance in the cement sector.   The company is committed to sustaining its status of “Zero Harm” providing a healthy and safe work environment to its employees and workers following the ISO 45001:2018 system standard for Occupational Health and Safety.   ...

Hon Chong plant wins 2021 Energy Efficiency Industry prize

27 December 2021, Published under Cement News

INSEE Cement's Hon Chong plant is honoured to be the only construction material manufacturer to receive Vietnam’s Energy Efficiency in Industry Award 2021.   During the past 23 years, the INSEE Hon Chong plant in Binh An Ward, Kien Luong district, Kien Giang province has made constant progress in cement production and waste co-processing along with responsibility for sustainable development. The plant has always operated a vertical roller mill (VRM), contributing to a 20 per cent reduct...

Top producers receive CDP A-grade environmental ratings

08 December 2021, Published under Cement News

For the third year in a row, HeidelbergCement has received the top A score rating by the global environmental non-profit organisation CDP, while Holcim recorded A- for successive years on water security from the ratings agency and Cemex achieved an A rating from CDP in  leadership in corporate sustainability. HeidelbergCement was recognised for its actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy. In the ‘Water security’ category, HeidelbergCement rece...