Closing in on Canada’s carbon

Published 02 December 2019

Canada has a well-established cement market and is home to several leading multinationals who dominate the sector. The main concerns of the industry are becoming more focussed on stricter environmental compliance with CO2 taxes being implemented and more efficient grinding to improve plant performance.

Canadian cement consumption is forecast to reach 9.4Mt in 2019 and

is particularly high in metropolitan areas such as Edmonton, Alberta

The recent Canadian elections on 21 October returned Justin Trudeau with a narrow win for his second term as Prime Minister. As the Liberal Party of Canada fell 14 seats short of the 170-seat majority required, he is faced with managing a minority government, and uncertain times in terms of passing legislation and approving budgets.

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