Energy is needed for making cement and Aalborg Portland is among Denmark's largest energy consumers. This entails emission of CO2. However, Aalborg Portland is continuously focused on minimising energy used in production and on reducing environmentally harmful emissions.
Environmental and energy improvements are always in focus. We have invested significantly for many years in reducing emission of CO2, SO2, NOx, etc.:
In September 2012, Aalborg Portland Malaysia (APM) received the Perak State Industry Appreciation Award from the Department of Environment (DOE), under the category for cement manufacturers. The criteria the auditors reviewed ranged from environmental legislation compliance, schedule waste management, effluent monitoring, waste minimization program, cleaner production initiatives, housekeeping and participation on environmental awareness activities.
The audit results revealed that APM has better environmental management practices compared to other cement manufacturers in the state of Perak.