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Titan Cement Plant

Hundreds attend public hearing on proposed cement plant

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video Hundreds of people attended a public hearing Monday to voice their concerns about a proposed cement plant. Titan America wants to build a plant in Castle Hayne, but not everyone agrees. Full story...
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HAPPENING TONIGHT: Public hearing on proposed Titan America plant

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video A public hearing is scheduled to discuss a revised air quality permit for Titan America. The cement company applied for a permit to build a plant in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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CFEDC addresses economic impact of Titan

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videoThe Titan Cement plant has been billed as a jobs creator for the Cape Fear region, but to this point no concrete studies had been performed to back that statement up. That is until the Cape Fear Economic Development Council stepped in and commissioned a study. Full story...
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Stop Titan brings in backup

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videoWhat's it like to live in a town with a cement plant? Hundreds of people came out to Stop Titan's first ever Picnic in the Park to find out. Full story...
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Stop Titan celebrates lawsuit being dropped

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video Following mediation, a claim of slander against two Stop Titan participants has been resolved. With the lawsuit against Kayne Darrell and Dr. David Hill out of the way, the Stop Titan group held what they called solidarity social. Full story...
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Group rallies in opposition to Titan, air permit

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videoOver a hundred residents of New Hanover County gathered today to rally in opposition to Titan. The cement company took a significant step towards coming to Castle Hayne earlier this week when they were issued an air quality permit by the DAQ. Protestors say they are not happy with the permit and plan to end the momentum that Titan is building. Full story...
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Castle Hayne residents react to issuing of Titan air permit

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video Not one, but two plants cleared big hurdles Wednesday and are now a step closer to calling Castle Hayne home. Full story...
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State issues air quality permit for cement plant

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video A proposed cement manufacturing plant near Wilmington received an air quality permit today with strict limits for mercury and other air pollutants. The air permit is the first in a series of environmental permits that Carolinas-Titan Cement Co. would need for the facility in northern New Hanover County. Full story...
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Carolinas Cement statement on ICF International study on Titan Cement

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The conclusions cited in a recent study from ICF International on the potential health impacts of the proposed Carolinas Cement plant are fundamentally flawed for three reasons... Full story...
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Study finds Titan project detrimental to health, could cause premature deaths

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video Debate over the proposed Titan Cement Plant in Castle Hayne has been going on for years, and Tuesday night, Cape Fear residents got a chance to listen to possible health impacts to our community. Full story...
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State finishes report on cement plant hearings

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The North Carolina Division of Air Quality has completed its report on public hearings about the proposed Titan Cement plant in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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Planning board tables vote to change industrial zoning in New Hanover Co.

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video For the second time now, New Hanover County's Planning Board has delayed a vote to change its zoning ordinance to have more control over large industries. Many spoke out in favor of amending the county's current zoning ordinance, so that industries like Titan will have to go through a review process before becoming a part of the community. Full story...
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Citizens rally to stop Titan Cement's 'bullying tactics'

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Some very concerned citizens gathered in Castle Hayne Wednesday afternoon to protest the proposed Titan Cement plant. Full story...
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High levels of mercury concern community

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videoAs Wilmington risks not meeting new state sulfur dioxide standards, opponents question the impact of a cement plant planned for Castle Haynes. Now, results from a recent test show that some folks in the Cape Fear have high levels of mercury in their bodies. Full story...
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Rally planned this weekend for two being sued by Titan for slander

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Community event supporting local residents Kayne Darrell and Dr. David Hill in response to the recent lawsuit against them from Titan Cement. Those attending will participate in a visual group solidarity action in support of Dr. Hill and Kayne Darrell. Full story...
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