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AfriSam sponsors Biodiversity category at Eco-Logic Awards

09 May 2018, Published under Cement News

South Affrican cement producer, AfriSam is sponsoring an award for the Biodiversity Category in the 2018 Eco-Logic Awards. The Enviropaedia Eco-Logic Awards, introduced in 2011, are designed to recognise individuals, organisations and communities that positively contribute towards a sustainable world. The 2018 Eco-Logic Awards gala event will be held on 5 June 2018. The awards have grown in popularity over the years and now cover 13 environmental categories. The award in the Biodiversity...

Bélier brand is voted best product of the year

09 April 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Côte d'Ivoire's Bélier cement brand has been voted best product of the year. This recognition was bestowed by the Label of the African Consumers in the presence of Mr Souleymane Diarrassouba, Minister of Commerce, Crafts and the Promotion of the SME. This distinction comes after a five-month satisfaction survey of 14,000 consumers. Ciment Bélier was the top choice among Ivorian consumers, especially for its quality/price ratio, its ease of use and its durability. The packagi...

New Chairman of LafargeHolcim Foundation announced

29 March 2018, Published under Cement News

As of 1 April 2018, the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction will be chaired by former LafargeHolcim Executive Committee member Roland Köhler, replacing Rolf Soiron who acted as the Chairman of the Foundation since its inception in 2003. Jan Jenisch, CEO of LafargeHolcim, will join the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation, together with Jens Diebold, Head of Sustainable Development, as representatives of LafargeHolcim.   Under the leadership of Rolf Soiron, t...

Nuvoco Vistas wins improvement award

08 March 2018, Published under Cement News

India-based Nuvoco Vistas Corporation Ltd has won the 'Best in Class Continuous Improvement Award' during the 7th Manufacturing Supply Chain (MSC) Awards held in Mumbai. The award was given to the company’s Jojobera plant for demonstrating continuous improvement in manufacturing through cost reductions in specific power consumption and specific heat consumption, increasing productivity by using cementation additions and plant logistics, according to Asian News International. "This is a pr...

Bestway Cement bags five CSR awards

22 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Bestway Cement has won five awards at the 10th Annual CSR Awards 2018 ceremony, held on 18 January in Islamabad, Pakistan.  Bestway won the coveted awards by the National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH) in the categories of Green Energy Initiatives, Community Development and Service, Education and Scholarship, Vocational Trainings and Sustainability Initiatives.

UltraTech Cement receives award at NCCBM

20 December 2017, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement received an award at the National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM) award ceremony on 8 December 2017. The Indian cement producer's Kotpuli Cement Works received the ‘Best Thermal Energy Performance for 2016-17’ award within the ‘Energy Efficiency’ category.  Alongside this, the company’s Vikram Cement Works received second place within the ‘Quality Excellence’ category. Kotpuli Cement Works had undertaken a series of initiatives to reduce thermal energy...

Tanga Cement wins awards from the NBAA

12 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Tanga Cement has won an award for the ‘Best Presented Financial Statements’ from the National Board of Accountants and Auditors Board (NBAA), reports All Africa. This is the second year running that the company has received the award, which was presented at the NBAA gala dinner in Dar es Salaam. In addition, Tanga Cement won in the manufacturing category. "As a leading producer of cement, our most top priority is on quality. We put quality above the rest... and these awards can bear witness...

NCB announces greenest cement company

08 December 2017, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Bharat won the title of world's greenest cement company from the National Awards from National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCB) for 2015-16 and 2016-17, winning across six categories. On receiving the award, Mahendra Singhi, Group CEO of Dalmia Bharat Cement, said: "We are honoured to receive this prestigious award from NCB. We are extremely delighted to be acknowledged for our efforts in making a greener environment. On behalf of the Dalmia family, I thank you for thi...

Insee Cement wins two green awards

16 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Insee Cement (Siam City Cement group) secured two prizes for fostering green production processes and a culture of environmental sustainability, at the Presidential Environmental Awards 2017. Insee Cement’s Ecocycle received a Bronze award in the solid waste management category and the Puttalam cement plant also was awarded the Bronze in the Chemical Industry Sector. Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd CEO, Nandana Ekanayake, said: "We are delighted that Insee has been recognised by the Centra...

Dalmia Cement picks up Green Award 2016

16 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd, Dalmiapuram, has won the Green Award-2016 from Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board for the second time. The industry is the only cement plant and one among the three organisations in the State to be bestowed with the honour. Thirty-three organisations were short-listed, based on scrutiny of questionnaires from several participating units, this year. RA Krishnakumar, Dalmia executive director received the award from Chief Minister, Edappadi K Palaniswami ,durin...