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Cemex awarded for environmental efforts

02 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Cemex was awarded the Honourable Mention for the 2016 National Award of Ecological Merit by Mexico’s Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources. The award is the most important environmental recognition in Mexico and was given to Cemex for its restoration and conservation efforts under its El Carmen Conservation Program. The programme has aided the population increase of various endangered species, such as the golden eagle, and other species such as the white-tailed deer and the bla...

LafargeHolcim’s fifth international design awards opens for entries

06 July 2016, Published under Cement News

This week sees LafargeHolcim’s fifth international sustainable construction awards open for submissions. The awards, administered by the LafargeHolcim Foundation, will be accepting entrants until 21 March 2017. The competition’s main category is open to architects, planners, engineers, students of related disciplines, project owners, builders and construction firms that showcase sustainable responses to technological, environmental, socioeconomic and cultural issues within contemporary bu...

USA: Ash Grove announces more award winners

08 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Ash Grove Cement Company’s Durkee plant in Oregon has won an internal award for excellence in safety.  Commenting on the win, Steve Minshall, Ash Grove corporate health and safety director, said: “Earning the Safety Excellence Award takes focussed effort, teamwork, accountability and truly valuing the well-being of every person in the plant, and we congratulate the Durkee employees on their achievement”. The company’s plants in Durkee (OR), Leamington (UT), Midlothian (TX) as well as t...

United States: Ash Grove’s Leamington wins quality control award

07 April 2016, Published under Cement News

Ash Grove Cement Company’s Leamington plant has won an internal award for excellence in quality control.  Commenting on the win, Mike Hrizuk, Ash Grove senior vice president in charge of manufacturing, said: “The Quality Award was established to recognise the plant that best implements quality control practices to ensure our customers a consistent, dependable, high-quality product that makes Ash Grove Cement Company the supplier of choice.” The company is using the Plant Technical Info...

Cement industry honours 2012 leaders in environmental improvement

25 April 2012, Published under Cement News

Four cement plants received special recognition for their commitment to improving the environment and their communities at the Eleventh Annual Cement Industry Environment and Energy Awards, presented by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and Cement Americas magazine at PCA's Spring Meeting in Chicago, 16 April 2012. The awards honour individual cement facilities that exemplify the spirit of continuous environmental improvement and support this spirit with action. Nineteen cement plants...