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Great potential in sustainability for cement companies

‘Sustainability’ has clearly become the fastest growing type of initiative in Cement in recent years – this drives the factors of Governance and Citizenship which a lot of stakeholders are expecting from producers. To the industry, sustainability means using less fossil fuel, reducing the clinker factor and saving on the energy. The industry has pursued these measures for decades because ...

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Increasing Sustainability in Cement Production and ...

04/11/2016  The cement industry is known for its damage of the environment so it is good to know that the industry is changing. I was curious to learn how is it changing on the developed countries and how has the lead player influenced the others in the market. The value chain in this industry is fairly complex and with misaligned incentives for making an change, the Paris Agreement was indeed a great ...

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Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) - World Business ...

The Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) is a global effort by 24 major cement producers with operations in more than 100 countries. CSI members believe there is a strong business case for the pursuit of sustainable development. Collectively these companies account for around 30% of the world’s cement production and range in size from very large multinationals to smaller local producers.

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Sustainability - Portland Cement Association

Sustainable Manufacturing of Cement. The Portland Cement Association (PCA) supports market-based policies and initiatives that enable the industry’s continued reduction of its carbon footprint in a responsible and sustainable manner. As PCA members continue to drive down the carbon intensity of their operations and products, PCA will develop a roadmap by the end of 2021 to facilitate its ...

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Future of Cement: Low-Carbon Technologies and

15/05/2020  Cement, a key ingredient in concrete, accounts for about 7% of global CO2 emissions and is the second-largest industrial emitter of CO2 after the iron and steel industry . The cement production process is responsible for 95% of concrete’s carbon footprint. Under the International Energy Agency’s sustainable development scenario, cement producers will need to reduce their carbon intensity ...

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The Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI)

sustainability for the cement industry. The institute’s 2002 report identifies critical sustainability issues for the cement industry, catalogues and evaluates industry performance, recommends actions for improvement, and provides tools for all cement producers to use in improving their performance. Based on the results from the Battelle study, the group published an Agenda for Action in the ...

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Is Concrete Sustainable? Here’s Why We Need To Talk

15/01/2020  If the cement industry were a country, it would be the third-largest emitter in the world after China and the US. ... Solidia, a company specialising in sustainable cement and concrete are doing particularly promising work. So far they have developed two approaches to reduce emissions. For cement, they use the same raw materials in a 50/50 blend (rather than two parts limestone to one part ...

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Sustainability Charter and Guidelines : GCCA

The GCCA Sustainability Charter identifies five key pillars which encompass the sustainability spectrum of the cement and concrete sector and has set out the requirements for full members against each of these. Full members must implement sustainability initiatives across all five pillars and set targets for performance improvement for each of the pillars to achieve compliance. GCCA ...

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Sustainable Cement CEMEX UK

Blended CEM II sustainable cement. We are pioneering the use of recycled materials in blended cement production in the UK, and subsequently for end use in concrete. Factory-produced BS EN 197-1 cements are given the designation 'CEM'. Cements just using clinker as a main constituent are now known as a 'CEM I'. CEM II is a factory blended Portland composite cement. CEMEX have designed

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The UK Concrete Industry: Sustainable Construction Strategy

In 2008, the UK concrete industry committed to the Concrete Industry Sustainable Construction Strategy. This commitment was made by manufacturers and sector associations from the aggregate, cement, GGBS, fly ash, admixtures, ready-mixed and precast sectors, with support from the industry body MPA The Concrete Centre. Seven performance reports have been published and are testament

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Great potential in sustainability for cement companies

‘Sustainability’ has clearly become the fastest growing type of initiative in Cement in recent years – this drives the factors of Governance and Citizenship which a lot of stakeholders are expecting from producers. To the industry, sustainability means using less fossil fuel, reducing the clinker factor and saving on the energy. The industry has pursued these measures for decades because ...

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Increasing Sustainability in Cement Production and ...

04/11/2016  The cement industry is known for its damage of the environment so it is good to know that the industry is changing. I was curious to learn how is it changing on the developed countries and how has the lead player influenced the others in the market. The value chain in this industry is fairly complex and with misaligned incentives for making an change, the Paris Agreement was indeed a great ...

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The Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI)

sustainability for the cement industry. The institute’s 2002 report identifies critical sustainability issues for the cement industry, catalogues and evaluates industry performance, recommends actions for improvement, and provides tools for all cement producers to use in improving their performance. Based on the results from the Battelle study, the group published an Agenda for Action in the ...

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The Cement Industry Post-Covid – Decarbonisation ...

The Cement Industry Post-Covid – Decarbonisation Sustainability. Manon Burbidge, Communications Policy Coordinator at The World Cement Association. Although we often hear that the cement industry is a significant source of co2, it has also been one of the earliest hard to abate sectors to recognise the implications of climate change and the need to reduce the industry’s carbon ...

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Cement Best Practices and Reporting : GCCA

Water management is a major challenge in global sustainability practices. Water management is a major challenge in global sustainability practices. Water scarcity can translate into business risks for a wide range of companies and sectors, including the cement industry. These risks can be addressed through the implementation of a comprehensive ...

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Sustainability of Concrete Construction

the sustainability of the cement industry is the dwindling amount of limestone in some geographical regions. Limestone is essential to the production of portland cement. As limestone becomes a limited resource, employment and construction associated with the concrete industry will decline. Therefore, those involved with these industries must develop new techniques for creating con-crete with ...

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Four challenges to achieving sustainability in the

All players in the cement industry must decide how to adapt products, supply chains and business models. Doing nothing is not an option. C ement plays one of the most fundamental roles in construction, but it is also among the key drivers of climate change, responsible for 6 to 9% of global CO2 emissions. In the 2016 Paris agreement, it was agreed to keep the global temperature increase below ...

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SuStainable cement production - Inicio Oficemen

In 2006, the European cement industry used an energy equivalent of about 26Mt of coal, a non renewable fossil fuel, for the produc-tion of 266Mt cement. Alternative fuels con-stituted 18% of this across Europe, saving about 5Mt of coal. In terms of using waste as an alternative fuel in the cement industry, there are two char-

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The UK Concrete Industry: Sustainable Construction

In 2008, the UK concrete industry committed to the Concrete Industry Sustainable Construction Strategy. This commitment was made by manufacturers and sector associations from the aggregate, cement, GGBS, fly ash, admixtures, ready-mixed and precast sectors, with support from the industry body MPA The Concrete Centre. Seven performance reports have been published and are testament

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(PDF) Key Performance Indicators for Sustainable ...

The cement industry has remarked as an intensive consumer of natural raw materials, fossil fuels, energy, and a major source of multiple pollutants. Therefore, it is a need to evaluate sustainable ...

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Great potential in sustainability for cement companies

‘Sustainability’ has clearly become the fastest growing type of initiative in Cement in recent years – this drives the factors of Governance and Citizenship which a lot of stakeholders are expecting from producers. To the industry, sustainability means using less fossil fuel, reducing the clinker factor and saving on the energy. The industry has pursued these measures for decades because ...

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The Cement Industry Post-Covid – Decarbonisation ...

The Cement Industry Post-Covid – Decarbonisation Sustainability. Manon Burbidge, Communications Policy Coordinator at The World Cement Association. Although we often hear that the cement industry is a significant source of co2, it has also been one of the earliest hard to abate sectors to recognise the implications of climate change and the need to reduce the industry’s carbon ...

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Cement - Defra, UK

The Cement Sustainability initiative puts objectives on eight major topics shown in Table 1. Table 1: Cement sustainability initiative objectives (WBCSD, 2007). Objective Comment Resource productivity Improving eco-efficiency in quarrying, energy use and waste recovery and reuse Climate protection Monitoring, report and reduce CO2 emissions Emission reduction Reducing dust from quarrying, NOx ...

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Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) - World Business ...

The Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) is a global effort by 24 major cement producers with operations in more than 100 countries. CSI members believe there is a strong business case for the pursuit of sustainable development. Collectively these companies account for around 30% of the world’s cement production and range in size from very large multinationals to smaller local producers.

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Cement Best Practices and Reporting : GCCA

Water management is a major challenge in global sustainability practices. Water management is a major challenge in global sustainability practices. Water scarcity can translate into business risks for a wide range of companies and sectors, including the cement industry. These risks can be addressed through the implementation of a comprehensive ...

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SuStainable cement production - Inicio Oficemen

In 2006, the European cement industry used an energy equivalent of about 26Mt of coal, a non renewable fossil fuel, for the produc-tion of 266Mt cement. Alternative fuels con-stituted 18% of this across Europe, saving about 5Mt of coal. In terms of using waste as an alternative fuel in the cement industry, there are two char-

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Four challenges to achieving sustainability in the

All players in the cement industry must decide how to adapt products, supply chains and business models. Doing nothing is not an option. C ement plays one of the most fundamental roles in construction, but it is also among the key drivers of climate change, responsible for 6 to 9% of global CO2 emissions. In the 2016 Paris agreement, it was agreed to keep the global temperature increase below ...

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Cement faces special challenges in quest for sustainability

20/08/2018  The mammoth cement industry, according to AZO Materials, has its work cut out for it if cement is to become more sustainable, including reducing carbon dioxide emissions in

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Sustainability - Cement industry news from Global Cement

The EPD declares the UK cement industry's life cycle environmental impact and covers 100% of domestically produced cement. It builds on 10 years of sustainability information published in annual sustainability performance reports. "Our new EPD demonstrates that we are meeting UK stakeholder and supply chain expectations by providing a detailed level of environmental footprint information ...

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Key Performance Indicators for Sustainable Manufacturing ...

cement industry is referred to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) consisting of tones of cement per MJ, fuel and raw material substitution rates, non product output, net CO2 per tonne of cement, and incident rate. Besides, there are a number of indicators proposed by various organizations such as ISO 14031, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and Organization for ...

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