NS residents concerned over dusty cement plant emissions
Sudden plant shutdown resulted in a discharge of dust that drifted over neighbourhoods and coated cars.
Lafarge fined $400,000 for worker’s fatal fall at decommissioned plant
Fell nearly 30 feet when a corroded exterior walkway collapsed during a tour of a kiln building.
Calgary cement plant worker dies following accident
Lehigh Hanson Canada said in a statement the worker was struck by a concrete block.
Judge dismisses residents’ court challenge of NS tire burning project
Lafarge plans to burn about 20 tonnes of tires a day in place of fossil fuels such as coal.
Lafarge says new emissions systems in place for NS tire burning project
New monitoring system equipment measures plant emissions every 10 seconds.
Lafarge Canada seeks approval to burn tires as energy at NS plant
Environment Rankin called the project a good way of reducing coal use at the plant.
NDP calls for tire burning ban in Nova Scotia following pilot project approval
Lafarge Canada project would burn tires for energy at the company’s Brookfield cement plant.
Nova Scotia residents challenge Lafarge tire burning pilot project
Court challenge argues approval is unreasonable because it fails to protect ecosystems.
NS proposal reignites debate over burning versus recycling tires
Lafarge Canada to use scrap tires for fuel in its Brookfield cement plant.
Cement multinational CEO resigns after Syria deals
Company funnelled money to armed groups to guarantee safe passage for employees and to supply its plant.
Cement group LafargeHolcim made deals with armed groups in Syria
Said its investigation could not establish “with certainty” which groups received funds.
UVic scientists developing smart cement that heals, seals cracks
Fibres are added to the mixture such as industrial waste like fly ash and wood cellulose.
Cemex sells Austria, Hungary cement operations
Mexican company reducing debt, Rohrdorfer in German picks up both for $179 million.
Competition Bureau approves Holcim-Lafarge merger
Holcim sell all of its Canadian operations and all associated assets.
Bill allows McInnis Cement to bypass enviro-hearings
Quebec government hopes to neutralize legal challenges by project opponents.