Operating licence

Adelaide Brighton is licensed under the Environment Protection Act 1993 to operate a cement works at the Birkenhead Plant.

The main licensed activities at the site are:

  • Cement works
  • Crushing, grinding and milling raw materials and clinker
  • Fuel burning: rate of heat released exceeding 5 megawatts
  • Bulk shipping facilities: unloading raw materials, loading of cement
  • Activities producing listed wastes, i.e. kiln dust

The object of the Operating Licence is to minimise emissions and impacts associated with the operation of the cement manufacturing facility. The Operating Licence requires us to operate our cement works in compliance with specified emissions limits and to monitor and report on environmental performance.

Please click here to download the most recent EPA Licence.

Operating Licence Management Plans

As part of our EPA Operating Licence, we are required to publish our environmental management plans. These plans can be viewed below:

Air quality

Environmental performance