St Marys Plant Wins Energy Award

St Marys Plant

St Marys Cement’s Energy Management Conservation Committee (E=MC2) team, Bowmanville Plant’s internal management and conservation committee pose in front of the Bowmanville cement plant with the Gold Award Certification in Energy Excellence. Community leaders and St Marys Cement Inc. executives were on hand May 29 to celebrate St Marys Cement’s Bowmanville Plant receiving the Gold Award Certification in Energy Excellence.…

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Holcim to Invest in Plant Upgrade

Holcim (US) Inc. has plans to invest $100 million in a modernization of its Ada, Okla., cement plant, according to The Ada News.  The company submitted an application for a permit to the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality at the beginning of the month and expects to begin upgrading its sites in Ada between October and December 2014.

 “We can’t start…

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Pond Biofuels Reduces CO2 Emissions Through Algae

Pond Biofuels’ pilot plant located next to St Marys Cement Co.’s plant in St. Marys, Ontario, is taking raw smokestack gas from the cement plant and growing algae, according to Beacon News.  The company just installed their own third-generation 25,000 liter bioreactor. “We consider ourselves a carbon recycling technology. Something that allows us to reuse a byproduct from industry,” said Steve…

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Lawsuit Names Holcim in Cuban Land Deal

A lawsuit in Spain has turned up documents indicating that Holcim may have invested in a Cuban cement plant despite warnings the deal might violate U.S. law because it sits on land seized from U.S. citizens, reports the Miami Herald. The deal took place in 2000 – when Holcim operated under the name Holderbank – but ownership was put under a…

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