Ecocem win Prestigious UK Award

By Andrew McGrane , 7 December 2016 in General News

Ecocem Ireland have been awarded Manufacturer of the Year at the 2016 Builder and Engineer Awards .

The awards were held on the 30th November 2016. The event was held in Anfield Stadium in Liverpool and hosted over 500 of the industry’s key movers and shakers.

The award highlights the achievements of those who have gone above and beyond in sustainable manufacturing. The award builds on a successful year for group, winning Green Product of the Year 2016 and a special award for Impact on Climate Change at the France Ireland Chamber of Commerce Awards 2016.

Lynn Lambe, Marketing Manager of Ecocem commented “This is a very proud moment for the Ecocem Group and a testament to the hard work done by our production team in Ireland. Our first year in the UK has been a phenomenal success, and this award is the cherry on the cake.

Ecocem are continuing to make waves in the cement industry with the launch of their first UK Import terminal in Runcorn in March 2016 with capacity of the facility to double in 2017 with the construction of a second silo.

The company have also planned another terminal in Sheerness in the south-east of the UK bringing Ecocem’s UK market supply of Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag to approximately 500,000 tonnes. Ecocem recently announced their €47 million joint venture deal with the world’s largest steel manufacturers ArcelorMittal. This deal will see a second French production plant constructed in Dunkirk in the North or France. The future of the Ecocem group certainly looks promising.

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