Ecocem subsidiary Orcem Americas is seeking permission to build a  grinding mill  close to San Francisco

Irish manufacturer Ecocem’s proposal for a €45 million factory near San Francisco faces a new planning hurdle after a commission ruled the site it has(...)

Ecocem: even though the company is just about to enter the UK market, founder Donal O’Riain said, it has already got orders for 200,000 tonnes of product for its first year and is not taking any further orders. Photograph:  David Sleator

Ecocem, the Irish low carbon cement producer, will this week open a new terminal at Runcorn, on the Manchester Ship Canal, to accommodate its increase(...)

I’m not sure what Rosie the Riveter is planning to do with her fist, but Ecocem’s executives should probably stay out of her way

Irish “green” cement company Ecocem is finding out just how hippyish those sun-soaked Californian folk can be following the emergence of some rather a(...)

Ecocem’s US arm is in a row over its involvement with an unofficial economic committee of the council of Vallejo city, near San Francisco. Photograph: David Sleator

Irish cement maker Ecocem’s US subsidiary has been accused of attempting to influence the planning process in a city in the San Francisco Bay area whe(...)

Leading the way: BedZed, a zero-carbon-emission ecovillage in London. Photograph: Gamma-Rapho/Getty

As we digest the warnings and promises from the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, there is one industry that is poised for major change in Irelan(...)

 San Francisco, California: Ecocem is seeking permission for a $50 million (€45 million) grinding plant in Vallejo, close to the city. Photograph: George Rose/Getty Images

Irish cement maker Ecocem’s proposed manufacturing plant in San Francisco Bay faces a potential planning setback after receiving almost 500 submission(...)

Objectors to the plan for a plant near San Francisco say the factory will lead to 300 truck journeys a day through a residential neighbourhood and  boost diesel emissions and dust. Photograph: David Sleator

Irish manufacturer Ecocem’s plans for a €45 million cement plant in California have run foul of locals who claim the project could have a major impact(...)

 Commission chairwoman Isolde Goggin: searches are part of an ongoing investigation that is expected to take some time. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A competition investigation launched last week with a raid on the offices of CRH subsidiary Irish Cement is looking for evidence it is abusing a domi(...)

Eleven members of the Aer Lingus board will decide whether to recommend any offer  from International Consolidated Airlines Group to its shareholders and thus pave the way for a sale. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA

Ultimately, 11 members of the Aer Lingus board will decide whether to recommend any offer for the company from International Consolidated Airlines G(...)

 Unloading a ship at Ecocem on the Liffey. Ecocem expects to unload two ships a month carrying slag from northern Spain and western France. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The first self-handling stevedoring licence for Dublin Port has been issued to Irish cement producer Ecocem by the Dublin Port Company. The cement bu(...)