Lafarge Plant ‘Viable’ Solution for Fracking Wastewater


The Lafarge Brookfield plant in Nova Scotia has been deemed a “viable disposal solution” for getting rid of treated hydraulic fracturing wastewater being held in storage ponds at Atlantic Industrial Services (AIS) in Debert, reported the Truro Daily News. The pilot project, approved last April by the Nova Scotia Department of Environment, permitted the transport of 2 million liters of treated wastewater from the AIS…

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CalPortland Plant Honored for Energy Efficient Operations


The CalPortland Co. cement plant in Rillito, Ariz., received the Energy Efficiency Award from the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and Cement Americas magazine as part of the 2014 Cement Industry Energy and Environment Awards. The Energy Efficiency Award recognizes a plant’s energy planning, applications of efficiency technologies and practices, and climate change mitigation efforts. The Rillito cement plant performed a Department of Energy in Plant Training…

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Holcim Releases Update on Leadership Journey, 2015 Expectations

Holcim announced details on the future development of the Holcim Leadership Journey as well as 2015 guidance as part of its Investor and Analyst Day 2014. Based on its defined strategic priorities, the company aims for continuous performance enhancement continuing the mindset established as part of the Holcim Leadership Journey. It also plans to strongly focus on creating value from…

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Cement Industry Honors Mitsubishi Cement Plant for Outreach Activities


The Mitsubishi Cement Corp. (MCC) cement plant in Lucerne Valley, Calif., received the Outreach Award from the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and Cement Americas magazine as part of the 2014 Cement Industry Energy and Environment Awards. The Outreach Award recognizes facilities that strive to enhance community, employee, and government relations through innovative communications and programs. The plant participated in and initiated a number of…

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