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Cembureau to engage on Fit for 55 legislative package

16 July 2021, Published under Cement News

C EMBUREAU , the association of the European cement industry, is ready to engage on the Fit for 55 legislative package published by the European Commission on 14 July. "Delivering deep emission cuts by 2030 is a major challenge. It requires a coherent package that boosts the take-up of low-carbon technologies while addressing the risk of carbon leakage, at a time when the EU is increasing its climate ambition," said Koen Coppenholle, C EMBUREAU  Chief Executive. C EMBUREAU will engage...

Polish cement association calls for protective measures

20 May 2021, Published under Cement News

he Polish cement association has called upon the government to support protective measures such as the border protection mechanism (CBAM) to enable the cement industry to meet the challenges presented by new climate regulations and the market environment. In a letter to the Polish prime minister, the organisation says: “However, we are concerned that the lack of protective measures - such as the Border Protection Mechanism (CBAM) currently being processed by the European Commission - may re...

CEMBUREAU reacts to Carbon Border Mechanism vote

08 February 2021, Published under Cement News

C EMBUREAU , the European Cement Association, has reacted to the adoption of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee report on Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanisms (CBAM). “A CBAM is a useful tool to address the imports of products not subject to similar carbon constraints in the European Union and therewith mitigates the carbon leakage risk allowing the European cement industry to deliver low-carbon investments. The Environment Committee's report highlights some key points in this...

EU policy uncertainty hampering the cement industry's climate goals

16 October 2020, Published under Cement News

The role of the cement industry and government working together to deliver the objectives for the Green Deal were the subject of Cementing Europe's Future - Building the Green Deal, organised by Cembureau this week in its online event. However, while a consensus has been reached between industry and government to work towards the creation of a climate-neutral continent by 2050, the regulatory framework is not yet in place to support this necessary industrial revolution. The European Green...