Cement Industry Applauds B.C.’s Climate Leadership Plan

The Cement Association of Canada praised the province of British Columbia on the release of its Climate Leadership Plan. Climate change is the single most important issue facing our society today and this plan lays the foundation for industries to play a major role in assisting government in meeting its 2050 targets.

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Essroc Plant Loses Zoning Appeal to Burn Alternative Fuel

The Clark County Board of Zoning Appeals deemed an earlier decision to allow Essroc’s Speed, Ind., cement plant to burn hazardous waste as void, reported the Courier-Journal. Essroc argued in a filing with the board that county officials were wrong to reverse an earlier determination that no zoning changes were needed for it to burn the chemical waste.

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HeidelbergCement Releases Sustainability Report

HeidelbergCement released its seventh sustainability report, which highlights important topics and challenges for the company in its drive for sustainable development. Sustainability Report 2015 also includes the company’s activities in the arena of environmental protection, employees, workplace safety and social responsibility.

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Five Cemex Plants Earn Energy Star Status

Five Cemex USA cement plants achieved the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star certification for 2016. The plants – Brooksville (Fla.), Miami (Fla.), Clinchfield (Ga.), Fairborn (Ohio) and Victorville (Calif.) – are being recognized by the EPA for their efforts in energy efficiency and sustainability.

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