Longcliffe achieve ISO 50001 certification
Energy-management certification highlights company’s progress on reducing energy and fuel use
LONGCLIFFE, the UK’s leading independent suppliers of high-purity limestone and dolomite, have announced that their Derbyshire quarries and processing facilities have achieved certification to the ISO 50001:2011 energy-management standard.
The certification covers the extraction, processing and transportation of the company’s calcium carbonate and dolomite powders, granules and aggregates.
‘With concerns over energy costs and climate change on the increase, the company needs to reduce both energy bills and its effect on the wider environment if it is to remain competitive,’ said John Shields, energy director at Longcliffe.
‘We are totally committed to optimizing our consumption of electricity and natural gas and exploring all avenues that can help minimize the amount of energy we use and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. ISO 50001 certification shows that we are making positive progress towards these goals.’
The company’s commitment to saving energy and climate change has resulted in a number of projects and initiatives including reducing energy and fuel usage across the business, considering energy consumption when designing new plant and equipment, and the wind turbine project at Ryder Point.