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Cemex Steps Up Environmental Responsibility

By Mark S. Kuhar

49 Cemex 150For the third consecutive year, Cemex has been recognized in the CDP Latin America Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) as one of the top eight companies in data disclosure related to environmental and CO2 emissions performance.

 

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Hinck Named Environmental Leadership Award Winner

Matthew Hinck, environmental manager, CalPortland Co., Glendora, Calif., has been selected to receive the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) 2014 Environmental Leadership Award. NSSGA’s Environmental Leadership Award recognizes an individual who has made exemplary contributions to the industry’s environmental responsiveness, is involved with NSSGA’s environmental programs and has direct day-to-day involvement with his company’s environmental affairs.

 

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Effective and Responsible Water Treatment for Sand Mining

By Kyle and Cliff Blaisdell

Enviro1-150A small percentage of a sand mine’s operating budget is spent on water treatment; however, the way it is implemented has a substantial impact on the bottom line. Done correctly, a good water treatment program minimizes loss of product and compliance verification, while likely eliminating environmental citations.

 

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