Holcim on track to achieve sustainability targets

Source: Holcim Group, Jona, Switzerland

The 2011 Holcim Corporate Sustainable Development Report shows that the Holcim Group is on track to achieve its sustainability targets. The self-imposed targets for reducing dust and NOx emissions have been met, and Holcim remains a leader in the industry with the lowest CO2 emissions per metric ton of cement produced. For CEO Bernard Fontana, sustainable development is very important, with the highest priority being occupational health and safety.

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NRMCA urges Congress pass Transportation Bill by June 30

Source: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.

The ready mixed industry came to Capitol Hill recently calling for Congress to quickly act on passage of a new surface transportation bill by June 30. NRMCA has again joined with other transportation stakeholders and members of the Senate to urge Congress to gain consensus on transportation issues, pass a new bill, and put thousands of Americans back to work by month’s end.

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