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 and quicklime 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.

Community Engagement

Seeking community input in the development of a Community Engagement Plan. As a local resident, we encourage you to let us know how you feel we can improve our community engagement activities. You can provide your feedback via the ‘Contact Us’ page, or alternatively through the resident members of the Community Liaison Group. We also welcome you to review our communication initiatives on this site. more >>

Frequently Asked Questions On Health

The Birkenhead plant and the local community have co-existed for over 100 years, with a large number of residents working for Adelaide Brighton Cement and living in the area. The local community often ask questions on the topic of health. We have prepared a list of frequently asked health questions. more >>

Adelaide Brighton Cement “Women in Industry” Open Day

Adelaide Brighton Cement Birkenhead Plant welcomed 20 female Year 10 students from Mount Carmel College in Rosewater to its inaugural ''Women in Industry'' Open Day, which was officiated by the Hon Susan Close MP, Member for Port Adelaide, Minister for Education and Child Development and Minister for Higher Education and Skills. For more information please follow the link more >>