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WCA holds end-of-year board meeting in Dubai

20 December 2019, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association has held its final board meeting of the year in Dubai, UAE, taking the opportunity to review progress made so far and set priorities for 2020 and beyond. "This has been a very successful year for the WCA in which we've launched a number of exciting new initiatives and member benefits, and we look forward to building on that work next year," said Ian Riley, WCA CEO. "As our international membership continues to grow, we will create many more opportunities for o...

Irish Cement plans to reduce carbon emissions

22 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Irish Cement has stated that its plans to increase alternative fuels usage is not a move to develop a waste incinerator, according to The Irish Times. The company has been using 120,000t of residual waste at its Platin cement works and has requested permission to increase the volume to 600,000t. The new plans submitted to Bord Pleanála for approval would allow the company to replace up to 85 per cent of its fossil fuels with alternative fuels. The project would help reduce Ireland’s carbo...

MPA calls for government to sustain UK industry

24 September 2013, Published under Cement News

The Mineral Products Association (MPA) of the UK yesterday launched a landmark document for the UK cement industry. The new publication launched on Monday sets out to explain the importance of cement and concrete to the UK economy and society and is entitled ‘Cementing the Future – Sustaining an Essential British Industry’. It further draws attention to the vulnerability of the industry to overseas competition unless the government acts to create a level playing field in terms of the cost of...

British Columbia industry reaching milestone

18 September 2013, Published under Cement News

Just two years after its launch in Canada, a new cement type that results in 10 per cent lower CO2 emissions is rapidly becoming the preferred standard for the majority of new concrete construction projects in British Columbia, according to the Cement Association of Canada. The BC cement industry reports that Contempra now accounts for nearly 50 per cent of the domestic cement consumed in the province. This rate will accelerate as more and more developers and builders specify the carbon-r...

DG Khan Cement registers with UNFCCC, Pakistan

04 March 2013, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement producer DG Khan Cement Company Ltd (DGKC) has registered with the United Nations Framework, Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for the qualification of Carbon Emission Reductions (CERs). The expected CERs from projects will be approximately 350,000 per annum. This includes the following projects at its two cement plants, Khofli Sattai plant, Dera Ghazi Khan and Khairpur plant, Chakwal: • waste heat recovery and utilisation for power generation at the Khofli Sattai plant ...