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Latin America goes low-carbon

03 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Recent months have seen significant progress in the move towards a low-carbon cement industry in Latin America. Building on the Cement Sustainability Initiative’s 2009 Cement Technology Roadmap, the Interamerican Cement Federation (FICEM) has developed a regional roadmap towards a low-carbon economy, “Hoja de Ruta CO 2 ”. By Interamerican Cement Federation – FICEM, Colombia. The control panel of FICEM’s Calculator 2.0 FICEM’s Roadmap “Towards a Low- Carbon Economy” is the result...

New CSI-IEA cement technology roadmap offers strategy for 24% cut in CO2 emissions

06 April 2018, Published under Cement News

The Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) and International Energy Agency (IEA) have published a new technology roadmap, Low-Carbon Transition in the Cement Industry, to update the first global cement roadmap produced in 2009. The roadmap provides a combination of technology and policy solutions to reducing direct carbon emissions by the cement industry by 24 per cent below current levels by 2050. It outlines policy priorities and regulatory recommendations as well as investment stimulat...

Aiming for zero accidents

22 July 2013, Published under Cement News

For the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI), the number-one priority for all its 24 member companies is safety. Revised guidelines published in May 2013 on measuring and reporting aim to make the industry a safer place. Mobile equipment operation is one of the key areas of safety concerns in cement plants Prioritising safety is not new to CSI members. They have always been aware of the challenges concerning drivers ...

Behind the numbers

30 July 2012, Published under Cement News

The Cement Sustainability Initiative’s “Getting the numbers right” project has seen the creation of a sizeable and influential database on cement plant emissions and energy consumption, which has just been updated with 2010 data. Phil Kerton of CPK Consultancy, UK, takes a first look at some of the interesting values and trends that can be extracted from this important resource. It is the sixth year that the Cement Sustainability Initiative publishes data on cement industry CO2 emissi...