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21 April 2013

Cement sector angry over claim by Ecocem [Ireland]

Author: Colm Keena, Irish Times

The...cement sector in Ireland has reacted angrily to the claim from Ecocem managing director Donal O’Riain that the cost of the environmental and health damage caused by its plants since 2000 is nearing €2 billion. Mr O’Riain...[is to tell] a...

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6 January 2016

‘Green’ cement mill: Vallejo’s savior or environmental disaster?

Author: Kevin Fagan, San Francisco Chronicle (USA)

The worst environmental nightmare on the bay in years. The economic savior of a battered town....

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13 January 2016

Ecocem’s US subsidiary Orcem Americas in planning row

Author: Barry O'Halloran, Irish Times (Ireland)

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 where it wants to build a €45 million grinding mill.  Ecocem’s US arm, Orcem Americas, is seeking...

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29 January 2016

Ecocem runs into some artful opposition in California

Author: Mark Paul, Irish Times (Ireland)

Irish “green” cement company Ecocem is finding out just how hippyish those sun-soaked Californian folk can be following the emergence of some rather artful posters opposing a proposed development by the Irish company in Vallejo near San Francisco.  ...

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22 March 2016

Ecocem in new planning dispute over US factory proposal

Author: Barry O'Halloran, Irish Times (Ireland)

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 chosen as historically significant...[The] Architectural Heritage and Landmarks Foundation has...

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