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Cemex to Focus on Water Management

By Mark S. Kuhar

Cemex has developed a methodology to standardize water management across all of the company’s operations. Starting this year, this methodology will be rolled out to all of the businesses in the countries in which Cemex operates in order to minimize the company’s water footprint and increase its water efficiency.

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ANSI Approves Next Generation Green Building Standard

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the International Code Council (ICC) applaud the recent approval of the 2012 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard. In 2007, NAHB and the ICC partnered to establish a nationally recognizable standard definition of green building.

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Lehigh Hanson Facilities Take Energy Star Challenge

Lehigh Hanson, Inc. is pleased to announce that eleven of its aggregates production facilities across the country are taking another positive step toward improving energy efficiency and protecting the environment by participating in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR Challenge.

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Study Links Mining Economic Growth, Environmental Stewardship

By Mark S. Kuhar

The Wisconsin Mining Association (WMA) released a study done for the organization by international mineral industry consultant Behre Dolbear on how other states have managed to create good mining jobs while honoring their environmental responsibilities.

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