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26/01/2014

Portugal asked to probe emissions from cement plant

Cimpor unit in Alhambra recently released dust because of equipment malfunctionPremium Content

 

   

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24/01/2014

Dom Rep launches drive to cut CO2 emissions

Project has been launched with the help of the German embassy and GIZ

 

   

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23/01/2014

Russia: Lipetsk region weighs cement co processing bid

Proposal is for processing of municipal solid waste into fuel for cement production

 

   

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23/01/2014

Trbovlje secures environment permit for Slovenia unit

Firm says permit for Trbovlje plant is in line with EU rules

 

   

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22/01/2014

Ciments du Maroc tests solar power to power unit

Company says it is now conducting tests at Agadir plantPremium Content

 

   

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22/01/2014

Lafarge Canada's waste disposal proposal up for hearing

Cement maker has proposed to use and dispose of hydraulic fracturing waste water at its Brookfield unit

 

   

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21/01/2014

ARM levels accusations against cement rivals

Firm has blamed rivals for funding organizations opposing its Kilifi over health concerns

 

   

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14/01/2014

Cemex to reopen flooded UK unit

Production stalled during water surge in nearby river

 

   

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14/01/2014

Sweden: Cementa touts gains from new cement type

Firm says carbon emissions reduced by new technology

 

   

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06/01/2014

Cuba to produce low carbon cement

Government touts significant economic, environmental benefits

 

   

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