Irish Cement

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Irish Cement Limited has been given the go-ahead to burn alternative fuels, including used tyres. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

A protest march is to take place in Limerick next month after controversial plans by Irish Cement Limited to burn alternative fuels, including used ty(...)

  Ecocem’s plan to build a €45 million mill in the US has ground to a halt after its partner in the project withdrew. Photograph:  David Sleator

Irish cement maker Ecocem’s plan to build a €45 million mill in the United States has ground to a halt after its partner in the project withdrew. Eco(...)

Irish Cement had previous convictions arising out of two previous prosecutions for similar breaches, at Limerick District Court, in June 2017, and July 2018, the court heard. File photograph: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

Irish Cement has been fined €4,000 for breaching terms of its industrial emissions licence, when thick “glue-like” dust spilled from its Co Limerick p(...)

Limerick auctioneer, Kersten Mehl,  said  hadn’t seen such a shortage in rental stock locally since the late 1970s when Aughinish Alumina and Irish Cement were setting up their operations in Limerick and people had to rent properties as far as well as Ballybunion in Co Kerry and Ennis in Co Clare. Photograph: Getty Images

Growing demand allied to a shrinking supply of housing stock are the main driving forces behind a near 20 per cent increase in rents in both Limerick (...)

Irish societies in Africa are among the oldest in the world. Membership peaked in the post-independence era.

When we arrived in Zambia in 2008, the Wild Geese Society of Lusaka welcomed my husband and I with a ferocity that denied us any opportunity for lonel(...)

An aerial view of the Irish Cement facility at Platin, Co Meath. Photograph: Aerial Eye

Heavy industries using intense heat in their manufacturing face the hardest task in trying to decarbonise and wean off large amounts of fossil fuels. (...)

Irish Cement had faced a maximum €4,000 fine for each count. Judge Marian O’Leary imposed fines totalling €1,250 for both counts.

Irish Cement Ltd has apologised after a court heard a “dust leak” at its cement production plant in Mungret, Co Limerick, caused environmental polluti(...)

The Mungret decision has been criticised by Limerick Against Pollution, which was critical of  a proposal to burn used tyres in kilns used in the manufacturing process at an oral hearing last September

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for replacement of fossil fuels use at two of Irish Cement’s manufacturing facilities – at Mungret on the outs(...)

The Irish Cement facility in Castlemungret has returned to the national priority site list following an incident in December which resulted in the release of dust outside the site.

Eight industrial and waste companies have been named by the EPA on its latest list of worst offenders for breaching environmental regulations. Four o(...)

Irish Cement’s Platin cement works in Co Meath. Photograph: David Sleator

Irish Cement’s plans to increase the amount of alternative fuels it uses at its Platin cement works in Co Meath is not a move to develop a waste incin(...)

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