cement factory neighborhood

  • People Want Answers After Cement Cloud Blankets Neighborhood

    Since the mid-July accidental release of cement dust from the Martin Marietta Ready Mix cement batch plant, Alcantara and her neighbors have been trying to get answers from the company, the state ...

  • Neighborhood Communities of a Cement Factory, Biomass ...

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  • Living with the white dust from a cement factory - Los ...

    Apr 16, 2008 · Sheets said Tuesday that the piles of clinker dust in the factory yard are shipped in from TXI's Oro Grande plant in the high desert. Residents said the plant used to mine in the local area as well.

  • Cement Hazards and Controls Health Risks and Precautions ...

    Cement dust released during bag dumping or concrete cutting can also irritate the skin. Moisture from sweat or wet clothing reacts with the cement dust to form a caustic solution. Allergic skin reaction. Some workers become allergic to the hexavalent chromium in cement.

  • 'Our Bodies Can't Take That Kind Of Damage': The ...

    And about 100 miles south of Vallejo, the town of Davenport in Santa Cruz County is trying to figure out life post-cement factory. For over 100 years, the plant there produced Portland cement. In 2008, cancer-causing chromium 6 was discovered on the factory property, and it closed in 2010.

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    State Farm Neighborhood Assist® is awarding $25k grants in support of 40 causes. Come back August 14th to vote!

  • Proposed Vallejo Waterfront Cement Factory ... - Bay Crossings

    The homes and school in this neighborhood would suffer from an illegal and immoral amount of diesel exhaust and cement dust." Gunkelman added, "Nowhere else has Orcem built a cement factory so close to a residential neighborhood. If there was ever a plant that shouldn't be built, this is it. The City of Vallejo must stop this project now."

  • Cement - Wikipedia

    Use of alternative fuels and by-products materialsEdit. A cement plant consumes 3 to 6 GJ of fuel per tonne of clinker produced, depending on the raw materials and the process used. Most cement kilns today use coal and petroleum coke as primary fuels, and to a lesser extent natural gas and fuel oil.

  • Pollutants emitted by a cement plant: health risks for the ...

    The aim of this study was to investigate the health risks due to combustor emissions in the manufacturing of Portland cement for the population living in the neighborhood of a cement kiln in Catalonia, Spain. Pollutants emitted to the atmosphere in the course of cement production were modeled.

  • Concord's Neighborhoods: The Crossings - Patch

    Jun 07, 2012 · History Of The Neighborhood. The community was built by Henry Cowell, who set up the Cowell Portland Cement Company 104 years ago on The Crossings' site to process the limestone being dug on the hillside that is behind in Walnut Creek. A history written by William T. Larkins states the community of Cowell was built in 1908 on the 2,000-acre site.

  • Chemical Hazards - National Precast Concrete Association

    May 29, 2010 · There are three prominent chemical hazards at any manufactured concrete plant: concrete coatings, form release agents and cement (yes, cement!). Concrete coatings Precast concrete products most often receiving the added protection of coatings include manholes, tanks, vaults and other below-grade products.

  • Callado Concrete - 63 Photos & 32 Reviews - Masonry ...

    32 reviews of Callado Concrete "We needed some concrete replaced in our yard. I called set a date for an estimate. I was feeling a little unsure because he wasn't that easy to talk to on the telephone (english as 2nd language). Then his worker.