Lehigh California plants earn Energy Star designation

Lehigh Hanson, Inc.'s Lehigh Cement Co. plants in Redding and Tehachapi, Calif., have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) prestigious Energy Star, the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency.

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Brazil's Votorantim orders six more vertical mills

FLSmidth has been awarded a contract worth approximately $32 million from Brazil's Votorantim Cimentos, Ltda., to supply six OK mills for cement grinding. The mills will be installed with the new pyroprocessing lines, also purchased from FLSmidth, as announced in July 2010. The contract includes supply of the main equipment, process engineering, and site advisory and commissioning services for four OK 33-4 mills and two OK 36-4 mills.

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Salt River plant receives Energy Star label

As 2010 was winding down, the Salt River Materials Group Phoenix cement plant in Clarkdale, Ariz., was recently honored with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star label for 2010. The plant had received its first label in 2007 and has been labeled every year thereafter.

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MIT: Operation accounts for lion’s share of structures’ CO2 emissions

Preliminary findings from Concrete Sustainability Hub research aimed at a new life-cycle assessment (LCA) model suggest that service phase encompasses 85% and 90% of carbon dioxide emissions, respectively, from highway pavements and residential buildings. Ongoing studies at the MIT-hosted Hub will quantify paving and building materials’ cradle-to-grave environmental costs, yielding what staff contends is the most comprehensive LCA model to date.

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