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DR’s roadmap to the future

27 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Supported by sustained economic development, the construction sector of the Dominican Republic has provided a solid base for growth for the country’s cement industry. With an 8Mta production capacity, domestic cement companies have helped the country make the switch from being a net importer to a net exporter. Providing the setting to the XXXVI FICEM Technical Congress 2019, ADOCEM provides a timely update of its cement sector. By ADOCEM, Dominican Republic. With 8Mta of production ca...

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...

XXXV FICEM Technical Congress 2018

01 June 2018, Published under Cement News

The XXXV FICEM Technical Congress takes place from 3-5 September 2018 in Panama City. Registration is open for this event which will have presentations covering clinker and cement production, maintenance, supply chain, the environment, occupational health and safety and corporate social responsibility. This event is attended by: corporate technical managers, environmental managers, R&D managers, supply chain managers, cement  plant managers, process engineers and technology suppliers for ce...

Latin American cement low-carbon roadmap

25 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Adocem, the Dominican Association of Portland Cement Producers, recently presented its “Road map for a low-carbon economy”. The initiative aims to improve awareness of new alternatives for reducing CO2 emissions and technological innovations while at the same time, remove barriers to moving towards a low-carbon economy. The initiative is led by the Inter-American Cement Federation (FICEM), which plans to define and implement an action plan for carbon mitigation and adaptation to climate c...

XXXII Technical Congress FICEM

09 October 2015, Published under Cement News

FICEM, the Interamerican Cement Federation, staged the 32 nd Technical Congress at the Hotel Royal Pedregal in Mexico City on 31 August to 2 September, 2015. Co-hosted by the Mexican Cement Association, CANACEM, the conference and exhibition was one of the largest ever gathered, with some 390 participants from the Latin American and the Caribbean cement sectors taking part. Over the course of the four-day event delegates attended technical presentations, explored the large equipment exhibit...

Latin American cement industry confers in Santo Domingo at 31st FICEM

26 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Technical Conference emphasises cement industry sustainability, safety, maintenance, cement production processes and the environment. By Robert Roy, ROI Economic Consulting, USA. Some 345 delegates attended the 31st FICEM Technical Conference in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Hotel Occidental El Embajador in downtown Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, was the meeting place for 345 delegates to the 31 st FICEM Technical Conference on 8-11 September 2011. Attendees includ...

FICEM's emission reduction and energy improvement measures

20 June 2012, Published under Cement News

As a side event to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (20-22 June 2012) the Business Action for Sustainable Development (BASD), will take place previous to the Rio + 20 Summit. The objective of the meeting is to summarise the initiatives and achievements by the cement industry in the past 10 years in relation to environmental stewardship and its compromise towards the future. The report will be presented by the CSI (Cement Sustainability Initiative). ...