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CCB Cement is awarded Concrete Sustainability Council's Silver certification

20 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Cementir Holding announces that CCB Cement, its Belgian subsidiary, has been awarded the Concrete Sustainability Council’s Silver certification. Cementir says, this recognition proves the strong commitment in achieving the ambitious Cementir Holding’s sustainability roadmap towards 2030 and represents the progress made in complementing the company's other new innovative solutions for climate change. "The Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC) certification to CCB Cement is a key milestone ...

Mfamosing plant is presented with MANCAP product quality certificates

30 December 2020, Published under Cement News

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has presented the Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) product quality certificates to Lafarge Africa Plc, Nigeria's operations.   The presentation comes after products from the company's Mfamosing plant satisfactorily met confirmatory and standardisation requirements set by SON. While presenting the certificates, Mallam Farouk A Salim, Director General of SON, said: "Lafarge products at the Mfamosing plant were awarded the ...

SCAEK completes first stage API certification

22 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Algeria-based Société des Ciments de Ain El Kebira (SCAEK) has succesfully completed the first phase of the American Petroleum Institute audit to certify petroleum cement as a new product manufactured by the cement producer. The first step was originally planned for last March but was then postponed to July 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The company was awarded the API label in July 2019. The next monitoring stage is scheduled for March 2021, according to SCAEK. Once certified, the ...

Four Roanoke Cement sites recertified by Wildlife Habitat Council

15 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Titan America-owned Roanoke Cement Co has received recertification of four of its sites by the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC). The company’s Front Royal, Richmond and Bristol locations in Virginia, as well as its Winston-Salem (NC) terminal received the WHC “Conservation Certification” as recognition of the cement producer’s  meaningful wildlife habitat management and conservation education programmes. "We are proud to showcase our environmental initiatives at the terminals," says David ...

Cemex fleet first to achieve carbon neutral certification in Colombia

13 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemex announced that it has received de Sello Verde de Verdad (True Green Label), granted by Colombian company Ecologic SAS, and the certification of neutralisation of transport-related GHG emissions in Colombia, issued by the Colombian Institute of Technical Standards and Certification (ICONTEC Internacional). This certification makes the cement producer the first company in the country with carbon neutral certification on its entire fleet.  “We are proud to say that Cemex’s fleet in Col...

Titan America’s Pennsuco Plant receives Zero Waste certification

18 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Titan America’s Pennsuco Complex received its Gold Level Zero Waste Facility, making it the only facility of its kind in the USA to achieve Zero Waste Status. Randy Dunlap, President of Titan America's Florida Business Unit, commented, "The Zero Waste Certification is a remarkable accomplishment and consistent with Titan America’s commitment to striving for best-in-class sustainability practices. Congratulations to our Environmental Department and thanks to everyone at Pennsuco for their ...

Dangote Cement

23 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Dangote’s Nigerian cement plants in Gboko, Ibese and Obajana have all received certification for ISO 9001 Quality Management System, ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and BS OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System by the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON). According to Dangote, the company and its subsidiaries would “continue to put in place policies that would enhance its compliance with regulatory issues as leaders in their respective industries”. Meanwhi...

India imposes export barrier for Pakistani cement

26 November 2012, Published under Cement News

India has made cement exports subject to a performance bank guarantee of US$10,000 to be supplied by exporters. In a letter issued by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to all foreign cement manufacturers, said cement exporters would have to submit this guarantee to qualify for exporting cement to the country. The move has not been welcomed in Pakistan which sees it as another nontariff barrier imposed by India to restrict its cement exports despite Pakistan to have accorded the most...