Cockburn Cement

Dust Emissions - Cockburn Cement Plant, Munster

Cockburn Cement is the leading supplier of quicklime and cement products in WA. With a total lime production capacity in excess of one million tonnes, the Cockburn Cement plant is the largest lime producer in Australia.

The plant commenced operations in 1951. Since this time, the surrounding areas have been turned into residential developments and residents are being seriously affected by the emissions from the plant.
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Cockburn Cement works - emissions plume

COUNCIL — Tuesday, 1 November 2011]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Helen Morton

COCKBURN CEMENT WORKS — EMISSIONS PLUME

931. Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the minister representing the Minister for Environment:

I refer to the minister’s response to my question without notice on 18 October 2011. Read more »

Cockburn Cement works - emissions plume

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[COUNCIL — Tuesday, 18 October 2011]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Helen Morton

COCKBURN CEMENT WORKS — EMISSIONS PLUME

883. Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the minister representing the Minister for Environment:

I refer to the emissions plume near the Cockburn Cement factory in Munster on 2 October 2011. Read more »

Lynn joins rally at Cockburn Cement

Lynn joined hundreds of fuming residents in a heated rally outside the gates of Cockburn Cement last Saturday.

Residents with homemade placards and in costume protested outside the plant for more than an hour.

Lynn is calling for the installation of more modern filtration systems at the plant. This would reduce the levels of particulate pollution dramatically.

The residents intend to take part in another rally at Parliament House, at 9.30am on April 14.

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Lynn joins cement plant protest

Lynn MacLaren MLC joined protestors outside the Cockburn Cement plant in Munster at 1.30pm today.

The protestors are frustrated by the lack of Government action to prevent pollution from the plant, and intend to release more than 100 balloons to show how far lime dust can travel on the wind. Each balloon will have a tag saying “if you have received this message you have also received pollution from Cockburn Cement”.
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LIME Meeting - Cockburn Cement

Feb 7 2011 18:30

LIME COMMUNITY ACTION GROUP

Dear resident,

ARE YOU AFFECTED BY COCKBURN CEMENT? Read more »

Cockburn Cement emissions airshed - homes within boundaries

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[COUNCIL - Tuesday, 16 November 2010]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Robyn McSweeney

COCKBURN CEMENT PLANT EMISSIONS AIRSHED — HOMES WITHIN BOUNDARIES Read more »

Cockburn Cement Air Shed v. Air Quality Buffer

LIME Meeting About Cockburn Cement Emissions

Nov 8 2010 18:30

Lime In My Environment (LIME) is meeting to discuss the continued dust, odours and pollution coming from Cockburn Cement.

When: November 8, 6.30pm

Where: Cockburn Bowling Club, 300 Rockingham Road Spearwood

Contact: 0438 363 990 Read more »

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