Swiss cement industry to solve future raw materials shortage

Swiss cement industry to solve future raw materials shortage
Published: 27 January 2014

Tagged Under: Switzerland Raw Materials 

Five out of six cement plants in Switzerland are expected to run out of limestone and marl over the next 10-15 years. As their existing quarries border areas with protected status as landscapes of national significance, they can not be readily expanded.

“We have to find a solution that enables a reduction in these areas,” says Georges Spicher, director of cement association cemsuisse.

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