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July 1, 2013

Construction Products Regulation

The Construction Products Regulation comes into force in EU Member States on July 1st 2013.  Under the regulation, all construction products which are manufactured to a harmonised European standard must have...

June 21, 2012

CRH Ireland receives certification under the “Business Working Responsibly Scheme”

Business in the Community Ireland have recently announced the first companies in Ireland to be certified with the Business Working Responsibly Mark. The Mark, which certifies excellence in responsible and...

June 18, 2012

New Irish Cement bag design

        Irish Cement first introduced CEM II cements to the Irish market in 2007 to reduce the carbon footprint and improve the sustainability of our product range. In...

March 7, 2012

Let’s speak sustainable construction

“Sustainable construction” is a term that is widely used; however, the concept often suffers from misuse of terms in describing various aspects of sustainability. Three European organizations have co-operated in...

February 28, 2012

President of Institute of Civil Engineers visits Platin Works

The President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Mr. Richard Coakley, accompanied by twenty members of the Institution’s Republic of Ireland branch, visited Platin Works in January 2012. They were...

September 26, 2011

Record number of students visit Irish Cement Limerick Works

Over the past few years we have invited pupils from the neighbouring schools to visit our Cement Manufacturing operations in Castlemungret. In 2011 a record number of over 200 students...

September 26, 2011

First Delivery of Alternative Fuels at ICL Platin

Irish Cement has taken delivery of its first load of Solid Recoverable Fuel (SRF) at Platin Works. SRF is a specially prepared clean dry blend of fragments of plastics, paper, cardboard...

January 26, 2011

I.S. EN 206 -1 Concrete Specification – Revised National Annex

A revised National Annex (NA+2) to I.S. EN 206-1:2002 was published mid 2010. This revision was introduced to align recommendations of I.S. EN 206-1  NA with  the National Annex of...

January 25, 2011

CRH China

Two trainee accountants from CRH China, Alice Sheng and Kevin Liu, spent six months working in Irish Cement’s Finance department , as part of a CRH training programme....

January 25, 2011

Engineers Ireland Accreditation

Engineers Ireland re-accredited Irish Cement as a ‘CPD Accredited Employer’ in 2010 in recognition of the good organisational practice in the professional development of engineers and technical staff in the company....