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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, ...

Pakistan: Lucky Cement wins HSE Award 2017

04 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement Ltd has won a Health, Safety and Environment award in the category of “The Responsibility for Health and Safety,” at the 2017 International Environment, Health & Safety Awards Gala, held in Karachi, Pakistan.   Speaking of the occasion, Amin Ganny, chief operating officer of Lucky Cement: “Lucky Cement is committed to cultivating an environment that ensures HSE is embedded at its core. By fortifying its HSE goals with the pillars of perpetual progress, the company is in pursuit...

Cementos Argos

25 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Cementos Argos has received a Gold Class award in the RobecoSAM 2017 Sustainability Yearbook, the highest possible accolade in the annual publication that looks at how companies value and manage their environmental and social impact. The Colombia-based cement producer was included in the 2017 Yearbook after being recognised as the most sustainable cement company in the world by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index due to its good social, environmental and economic practices. Cementos Argos ...

HeidelbergCement announces Quarry Life Award winners of 2016

12 December 2016, Published under Cement News

On 8 December 2016, the winners of the International Quarry Life Award were presented in Brussels, Belgium. This was the third edition of this bi-annual competition established by HeidelbergCement to explore innovative ideas to promote biodiversity at quarry sites. More than 450 proposals from 21 countries were submitted in 2016, of which 94 were selected for the competition in different categories: Habitat and species research, Biodiversity management, Education and raising awareness, Bey...

Germany: professor Siegbert Sprung wins fifth Klaus Dyckerhoff Prize

29 September 2016, Published under Cement News

At the VDZ Annual Cement Conference 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany, the fifth Klaus Dyckerhoff Prize was awarded to Professor Dr-Ing Siegbert Sprung for his exceptional achievements with respect to the development of cement and its production and application in mortar and concrete. Siegbert Sprung spent his entire professional career at VDZ and the Research Institute of the Cement Industry in Düsseldorf. He worked as a senior engineer, deputy head of the cement chemistry department and head ...

Cementos Argos

27 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Cementos Argos has agreed to purchase the Essroc cement plant in Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA, from HeidelbergCement. The deal, which is reputedly worth around US$650m, forms part of HeldelbergCement’s divestment plans resulting from its ongoing acquisition of Essroc’s parent company, Italcementi. To help fund the purchase, Cementos Argos has sold a 20 per cent stake in its Panamanian subsidiary to Panama-based real estate investment firm Grupo Provivienda for US$126m. This leaves Cemento...

Bulgaria: Green Oscar for Devnya Cement

01 July 2016, Published under Cement News

During the official ceremony held on 8 June 2016 at Hilton Hotel Sofia, Bulgaria, Devnya Cement received the Green Oscar in the Industry and Production sector – one of 13 awarded during the Sixth Bulgaria's Greenest Companies Competition. On behalf of the company, Sustainable Development Manager, Ivaila Vasileva, received the prize and shared that it is a truly significant achievement for the company. "In line with our company policies, environmental consciousness has been a part of all o...

PT Indocement

29 June 2015, Published under Cement News

As testimony to its ongoing commitment to sustainability, PT Indocement has scooped five accolades at the recent Indonesia Green Awards 2015 held in Jakarta. Its cultivation of castor oil plants as an alternative fuel resource won the company the "Development of New and Renewable Energy" award, while its waste management efforts across 1000 different villages bagged it the "Development of Integrated Waste Management" accolade. The company’s green village at Cupang resulted in the award fo...

Holcim (Lanka) wins Silver SLIM brand award

24 October 2014, Published under Cement News

Surpassing several high-profile brands from several different sectors and further cementing its place as one of the leading brands in Sri Lanka, Holcim (Lanka) won the prestigious Silver Award as the Turnaround Brand of Year at the country’s SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2014 at BMICH. Philippe Richart, CEO, Holcim (Lanka) said, “Winning this award took a lot of hard work and dedication to turn our brand around and bring it to this position of strength. When evaluating the progress of the br...

Holcim Philippines, lnc. scoops environmental award

31 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines, Inc. received eight awards at the Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference (ANSMEC) Awards Nights, including the highest honour for excellence in environmental management, safety and health, and social and community development. Holcim Philippines’s plant in Lugait, Misamis Oriental received the Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award (PMIEA), while the company’s facilities in Bacnotan, La Union Norzagaray, Bulacan and Davao City received Platinu...