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Lafarge Cement

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25 November 2010 | Safety, Health & Environment

LAFARGE Cement UK plc have been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a worker was set alight by an explosion.

19 October 2010 | Quarrying

AETHER, an innovative project developed by Lafarge to reduce the CO2 footprint of cement, is receiving support from the European Union under the European ‘LIFE+’ programme, a financing instrument...

12 August 2010 | Quarrying

IN a move that will help Lafarge Cement UK achieve a significant reduction in their carbon footprint, the Environment Agency (EA) has granted the company permission to use processed sewage pellets...

28 May 2010 | Quarrying

LAFARGE and Strabag, the largest construction company in Central and Eastern Europe, are to combine their cement activities in several countries of Central Europe.

FOLLOWING extensive consultation with local people, Lafarge Cement UK’s Hope Works, in Derbyshire, has now submitted an application to the Environment Agency for permission to use processed sewage...

31 March 2010 | Mineral Planning

SEVERAL hundred local people gathered last Sunday (28 March) to observe the moment when 200 years of cement making at Northfleet Works, in Kent, finally drew to a close.

04 March 2010 | Mineral Planning

LAFARGE Cement are celebrating a second major national award for their £20 million rail scheme at Hope Works, in Derbyshire.

17 February 2010 | Safety, Health & Environment

AS Lafarge Cement UK celebrate their safest year yet with a reduction in UK-wide injuries of 70% in 2009, in comparison with 2008, the company’s Hope Works in Derbyshire has recently welcomed...

02 February 2010 | Quarrying

LAFARGE Cement UK have been named as British Precast’s Sustainability Champion for the second year running.

01 February 2010 | Safety, Health & Environment

NORTHERN Ireland’s Environment Minister, Edwin Poots, has given his seal of approval to the new Magheramorne village being developed on the site of Lafarge Cement’s former works and quarry, near...

13 January 2010 | Safety, Health & Environment

EMPLOYEES at Lafarge Cement UK’s Aberthaw Works have recently celebrated achieving the safety milestone of reaching one year without a single lost-time injury (LTI).

27 November 2009 | Quarrying

TWO years after his last visit to the site, life peer and chairman of the Rail Freight Group Lord Tony Berkeley recently returned to Lafarge Cement’s Hope Works to see the company’s £20 million...

13 November 2009 | Quarrying

LAFARGE Cement have appointed James Kirkpatrick as the new manager of their cement works in East Aberthaw, South Wales.

23 October 2009 | Safety, Health & Environment

LEADING UK cement manufacturers Lafarge have been recognized for their ongoing commitment to health and safety by picking up a collection of awards and commendations spanning their entire business...


01 December 2008 | Ancillary Equipment

Sweepax pumps tackle hardened slurry with ease at Northfleet