Colacem Plant Hearing Date Set

The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) case involving a proposed Colacem Canada cement plant in eastern Ontario will be heard beginning on November 2 for four weeks, reported NCPR.

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LafargeHolcim Chief Executive Backs Human Rights Initiative

LafargeHolcim CEO Jan Jenisch has joined the Call to Action for Business Leadership on Human Rights by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Leaders who join the initiative commit to making human rights more than just a risk and compliance issue for their companies – they will actively promote them as part of their company’s commitment to social responsibility.

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CEMEX Outlines Ambitious Plan to Tackle Climate Change

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. announced a new Climate Action strategy, which outlines the company´s vision to advance toward a carbon-neutral economy and to address society’s increasing demands more efficiently. The producer aims to reduce net specific CO2 emissions 35% by 2030, against a 1990 baseline level, after achieving more than 22% in reductions since climate change concerns gained prominence and spotlighted carbon-intensive sectors.

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Argos Begins Green Cement Production at Rioclaro Plant

Cementos Argos announced that after an investment of more than $78 million on a new production line capable of producing 450,000 tpy of calcined clay, its Rioclaro Plant in Colombia has begun manufacturing and distributing green cement.

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