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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...

Cemex Costa Rica receives Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Certificate

06 September 2018, Published under Cement News

The Wildlife Habitat Council has awarded Cemex Costa Rica with the Conservation Certificate for the company’s support to the El Paso Monkey Biological Corridor. The project quantified the forest reserves at the quarries of the Colorado plant and obtained an inventory of tree species to identify the most suitable species for the reforestation of a 2ha area. In addition, the cement producer helped to set up a forest brigade and made an agreement with he National System of Conservation A...

Lucky Cement wins corporate award

15 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Lucky Cement Ltd has won the Best Corporate Award in the Sugar & Cement category at the Best Corporate and Sustainability Report Awards. The award ceremony was jointly organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) & Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP). The award represents the Company’s commitment to having the best corporate practices and governance, reflected by stringent policies for IT, whistle-blowing, social responsibilit...

BUA Group CEO nominated for African CEO of the year

27 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Executive Chairman/CEO of BUA Group Abdulsamad Rabiu has been shortlisted as a nominee for the Africa CEO of the year Awards scheduled to be held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Within the year under review, BUA Group opened its US$1bn cement plant line 1 and 2 in Obu-Okpella in Edo State, completed the construction of its Sokoto Cement expansion, concluded the construction of its BUA rice mill in Kano State and completed its BUA sugar plant in Port Harcourt. The Africa CEO of the Year Award...

Three Cemex USA quarries win NSSGA awards

09 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Cemex USA's FEC Quarry in Miami won the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) 2018 Platinum Award for Excellence in Community Relations. Two other Cemex USA facilities in Florida also received community recognition from the NSSGA.   Kirk Light, Cemex USA Regional President – Florida region, accepted the award during a ceremony at the NSSGA's Annual Convention in Houston, Texas.   "The FEC Quarry and all of our operations in Florida are committed to developing long-lasting rela...

Cemex Victorville wins California energy award

24 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemex‘s Victorville Cement plant received the Southern California Edison (SCE) 2017 Energy Efficiency Award for its land stewardship and commitment to conserving energy. The award was presented during the 7th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, reports Aggregates Manager. "Cemex considers energy usage and the environment at all of our operations," says Eric Wittmann, Cemex USA regional president – west region. "t’s an honor to be recognised for the hard work we do each day. Conserv...

Cementos Argos

25 September 2017, Published under Cement News

For the fifth consecutive year, Grupo Argos and its subsidiary Argos have been chosen as members of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World, which recognises best practices in economic, environmental and social sustainability. 2017 has seen Grupo Argos selected as a world leader and Argos as second in its industry, having achieved excellence in codes of conduct and compliance, tax strategy, risk management, measurement and impact assessment, climate change strategy, biodiversity, water-rela...

Lucky recognised for commitment to sustainable development

10 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Pakistan producer Lucky Cement has been awarded Environment Excellence Award at the 14th Annual Environment Excellence Awards 2017, organised by the National Forum of Environment and Health (NFEH). Lucky Cement received the award in recognition of its commitment towards sustainable development and contribution towards protecting the overall environment for a greener Pakistan, it added. Commenting on the award, Amin Ganny, chief operating officer of Lucky Cement, said: “At Lucky Cement, ...