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31 May 2011 | SHE

Company’s Teresa cement plant in the Philippines achieves Clean Development Mechanism status  

03 February 2011 | Aggregate Recycling

Increased use of alternative kiln fuels results in substantial reduction in CO2 and other emissions

21 January 2011 | SHE

M&C Energy Group discuss the range of factors that have changed the perception of large businesses when managing greenhouse gas emissions

20 January 2011 | Quarrying

Company to illustrate role of heavy building materials in helping construction industry reduce CO2 emissions

22 December 2010 | SHE

HANSON have become the UK’s biggest supplier of heavy building materials to receive the Carbon Trust Standard across all its business lines, achieving a 33% reduction in carbon emissions from...

09 December 2010 | Quarrying

MIDLAND Quarry Products (MQP) have been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard in recognition of their efforts to measure, manage and reduce their carbon emissions.

02 December 2010 | Quarrying

TARMAC have announced that they will be working with ITM Power, specialists in hydrogen energy systems, as part of a Hydrogen On Site Trials (HOST) programme, to trial the environmental firm’s...

21 October 2010 | Concrete

LAFARGE Readymix have earned an innovation award for their carbon-cutting commercial flooring concrete, Extensia.

05 October 2010 | Concrete

ROCKTRON Asia have developed innovative recycling technology which, they say, can process both fresh and stockpiled coal-fired waste, transforming it into 100% recycled eco-minerals.

30 September 2010 | Quarrying

LAFARGE Aggregates & Concrete UK have been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard after taking action on climate change by measuring and reducing their carbon emissions by over 24%.

12 August 2010 | Quarrying

CURRENTLY being trialled on one of their existing 7.5-tonne DAF LF45 GVW trucks, Ringway say the revolutionary hydrogen fuel injector (HFI) has the potential to reduce fuel costs across the group'...

12 August 2010 | Quarrying

BUILDING materials suppliers CEMEX and Lafarge have both been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard for measuring and reducing CO2 emission across their operations and sites.

08 July 2010 | Quarrying

CEMEX Surfacing have saved £1.3 million in disposal costs and eliminated 1,120 tonnes of CO2 emissions by using an innovative product on a highway contract for Amey.

15 June 2010 | Quarrying

HOLCIM have achieved their voluntary carbon emissions reduction target ahead of schedule.

20 April 2010 | Asphalt & Surfacing

The concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere rose from 320 to 386 ppm (parts per million) between 1958 and 2000. As a result, the global temperature has risen by 0.7°C and the sea level by 17cm.