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

The Adelaide Brighton Cement Birkenhead Plant Community Engagement Plan 2018 V2 is now available. The Community Engagement Plan is intended to be an ongoing collaborative working document. All feedback from the community is welcome. View our Community Engagement Plan V2 here. Community feedback can be sent to BirkenheadCommunity@adbri.com.au 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 >>

Live Ambient Particulate Monitoring Data

Adelaide Brighton Cement maintains two ambient air quality particulate monitors located in the local community at Gunn Street and the ABC Community Park on Alfred Street. To view the monitoring data click on the following link. more >>