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Sydney Tar Ponds Remediation Wins Top Award

Sydney Tar Ponds remediation, where blended cements were used to stabilize and remediate the cooling pond, wins top award at the Canadian Urban Institute's 2012 Brownie Award for best overall project.

On overview of the project is available here from the site CanadianConsultingEngineer.com, which describes how blended cements have been used to stabilize and remediate the cooling pond.

 

Earth Rangers and Holcim Canada Announce a National Partnership to Help “Bring Back the Wild" for Migratory Song Birds in Canada

The partnership between Earth Rangers and Holcim Canada will focus on three migratory song birds found on Holcim Canada properties. Highlighting a different species each year, this year's conservation project with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

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Lafarge Wins Environmental Award from Canadian Construction Association for Calgary International Airport Work

Lafarge Wins Environmental Award from Canadian Construction Association for Calgary International Airport Work. ... Read more...
 

Cement Industry Applauds Government of Canada Investment in Carbon Capture and Reuse Initiative

OTTAWA, June 28, 2012 – The Cement Association of Canada  has applauded the Government of Canada’s announcement that it will invest almost $1million in Ontario-based Pond Biofuels towards the advancement of Canadian biofuel technology and expertise. This investment will be made under the Federal Eco ... Read more...
 

Ontario-based St Marys Cement Inc. celebrates North America's first ISO 50001 certification for energy management

(Bowmanville ON, June 7, 2012) Politicians and community leaders were on hand today to celebrate St Marys Cement Inc. –  Bowmanville Plant having received North America's first International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) ISO 50001 certification. The ISO 50001 standard is a framework for i ... Read more...