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19/12/2013

Great Britain to give free carbon credits starting next year

EU has endorsed country's allocation plan

 

   

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19/12/2013

Lehigh unit gets Energy Star certification

Union Bridge plant performs in the top 25 percent of cement plants nationwide for energy efficiency

 

   

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16/12/2013

India: Cement plants tasked to burn polythene waste as fuel

Himachal Pradesh officials say this will reduce waste in the area

   

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10/12/2013

Cemex implements new water management system

Firm says it is part of its sustainable management system for its worldwide operations

 

   

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07/12/2013

Holcim US earns EPA's Energy Star for Holly Hill plant

Ste. Genevieve, Theodore, Devil's Slide and Portland cement plants also receive the designation

 

   

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05/12/2013

Italcementi designates Nomisma to seek investors

The Italian major group is looking to reconvert Vibo Valentia

 

   

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28/11/2013

Votorantim gets nod for co processing of solid waste

State in Brazil has recognized the need for co processing and efforts done by the company

 

   

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27/11/2013

Lafarge signs waste management deal in Algeria

Lafarge says it will leverage its expertise to improve waste management in the country

 

   

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26/11/2013

Canada: Lehigh proposes waste to energy plan in Vancouver

Firm wants to use waste to fuel Delta cement plant

 

   

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25/11/2013

Holcim Apasco to start using piped in gas

The company will be supplied with gas through the Pemex pipelinePremium Content

 

   

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