Wednesday, February 21, 2018
petcoke

India: Supreme Court eases ban on pekcoke use

The Supreme Court reversed its ban on the use of petcoke for cement manufacturing and lime industries, as well as on oil for power...
senegal dangote

Senegal: Government to restrict new permits based on demand

The government will not be offering new permits until there is proof that actual cement plants are unable to meet the national demand, stated...
GRECO

Colombia: Argos Cement enters recycling business

Cementos Argos, together with Daeyang and Fanalca announced the Granulados Reciclados de Colombia (Greco) project in Cota, Cundinamarca, which will use construction waste to...
Used Tires

Mexico: Queretaro will transform tires in cement

The vehicle tires collected on roads and vacant urban lots in the city of Querétaro will be processed to generate cement. Mayor Marcos Aguilar Vega...
Alberta cement Lafarge

Cement Association of Canada applauds Alberta Government

Alberta's newly released policy framework for Output-based Allocation System was lauded by the Cement Association of Canada. The introduction of the OBA system in...

Italy: Cement production more than halved in last 10 years

The last 10 years hit the building industry violently, with the cement sector seeing production shrink from 47 to 19 million tons. Many jobs...
ADOCEM Domimincan R

Dominican Republic: negative cement balance this year

The Dominican Association of Cement Producers Portland reported despite industry efforts for performance, this year will see a 2% drop in sales compared to...
Limerick Plant

Ireland: EPA takes Irish Cement to Court – Possible Breaches at Limerick Plant

Due to alleged breaches of its operating licence at its plant in Limerick, Irish Cement will be taken to court by the Environmental Protection...
Spain - Apaxco Residents Against Incineration

Mexico: Apaxco Residents Reject Cement Industry Operations

Apaxco residents reject cement industry operations in their municipality because the production process that incinerates waste generates a lot of pollutants. Inhabitants of this municipality...

Canada: Lafarge Brookfield invests in emissions monitoring systems

Canada: Lafarge Canada Inc. says it has spent US $830,000 to install emissions monitoring systems in light of its plans to burn tires at its Nova...

Norway: CO2 capture project successfully passes key milestone

Norway: Westec Environmental Solutions along with Norway's largest research institute for energy and climate technology SINTEF and Canada's Carbon Capture & Conversion Institute have reached a...

Canada: Cement Association applauds Government of Ontario for focus on climate change

Canada: the Cement Association of Canada (CAC) congratulated the Government of Ontario for taking a leadership role in ensuring infrastructure planning takes climate change into...

Philippines: counterfeit cigarettes destroyed at Holcim Philippines Davao plant

Philippines: 4.74 million packs of counterfeit cigarettes worth PHP 142.44 million are going to be burned at Holcim Philippines plant in Davao city. The cigarettes...

Australia: Infigen to supply green power to Adelaide Brighton

Australia: Adelaide Brighton Ltd. and Infigen Energy have signed a contract under which 2 cement plants north of Adelaide and a quarry on Yorke Peninsula will...

Namibia: Ohorongo Cement to burn Tyre Derived Fuel at Sargberg cement plant

Namibia: Ohorongo Cement (PTY) Ltd. in partnership with Metallurgical Research and Consulting CC (METRECO) are investigating the use of Tyre Derived Fuel (TDF) at the...

Top prices news

Top Volumes News