Have a Cup of Fuel


At Lafarge, Used K-Cups Pack a Second Life as an Alternative Fuel. By Josie Smith Lafarge Canada Inc. and Van Houtte Coffee Services Inc. have partnered to reduce the environmental footprint of both organizations by replacing a portion of Lafarge’s fossil fuel energy at the Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, cement plant with 70,000 lb. annually of used K-Cup coffee and…

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From Regulation to Innovation


Using Monitoring Data to Transform Rules into Opportunities. By Michael Corvese Cement producers – especially those operating in the United States and Europe – are subject to a broad range of environmental regulation. In September 2015, U.S. cement producers will face a new series of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, which includes emissions limits and maximum achievable control technology (MACT)…

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Holcim Reveals Senior Management Changes

Holcim Ltd has announced several senior management position changes, effective Oct. 1. Urs Bleisch, corporate functional manager, has been appointed to the Holcim Executive Committee. He will keep his current responsibilities for Holcim Technology Ltd, Holcim Group Services Ltd, and the project management office of the Holcim Leadership Journey. Alain Bourguignon, regional manager for the UK, U.S. and Canada, will…

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