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Cemtech Europe opens in Istanbul: Turkey prepares to launch domestic ETS

10 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Cemtech Europe 2023 , the leading cement industry conference in Europe organised by International Cement Review , has opened in Istanbul, welcoming over 300 delegates from 40 countries.     Welcoming delegates to the conference, Volkan Bozay, CEO of the Turkish Cement Manufacturers Association, TÜRKÇİMENTO, highlighted the strengths of the domestic industry, which now includes 120Mta of clinker capacity and is ranked as the fifth-largest industry worldwide. Mr Bozay acknowledged the earthq...

Foundations for the future

19 September 2023, Published under Cement News

While cement demand declined in Turkey in 2022, the country’s cement producers expect to supply the domestic market with significant volumes in 2023 as Turkey rebuilds after the devastating earthquake of early 2023. The industry itself continues to improve its carbon emissions through the use of alternative energy sources. By TÜRKÇIMENTO, Turkey As Turkey rebuilds its housing after the recent earthquakes, its cement industry builds the systems for more sustainable production (© Med...

Turkey’s low-carbon contributions

12 September 2023, Published under Cement News

The past few years have seen changing trends in the Turkish cement sector. As the country looks to the road ahead, Volkan Bozay, CEO of Turkish cement manufacturers association TürkÇimento, discusses the cement industry’s role in earthquake reconstruction efforts, and its contribution to low-carbon production and policies. ICR: Please can you provide a high-level overview of the Turkish cement sector in terms of the number of players, domestic capacity, consumption and production tren...

Turkey maintains its pace

18 October 2021, Published under Cement News

The Turkish cement sector has experienced a challenging year on a number of levels. However, despite an increase in costs, the industry has managed to keep up the pace in terms of its contribution to the economy. Meanwhile, cement plant investments continue to support the EU’s climate and environmental policies, and the sector’s carbon roadmap is soon to be presented to the country. By TÜRKÇİMENTO, Turkey. TÜRKÇİMENTO, the Turkish cement association, keeps close track of the European ...

Producing boron cement

24 August 2021, Published under Cement News

The creation of low-energy belite clinker is a specific area of research that aims to reduce CO 2 emissions from the cement manufacturing process. Boron minerals, of which Turkey has 73 per cent of the world’s reserves, are a possible raw material that can be used in the production of belite cements. TÜRKÇIMENTO, the Turkish cement manufacturers’ association has carried out a study into the use of colomonite boron ores to determine their suitability for the production of boron cement. By Se...

TürkCimento’s DigitalCem discusses the way to a net zero emission future

21 April 2021, Published under Cement News

TürkCimento, the Turkish cement association, hosted Digitalcem from 20-21 April 2021 and covered discussions in decarbonisation in its opening session and the current state of the cement sector’s path towards net zero emissions by 2050. Koen Coppenholle, C EMBUREAU CEO, outlined the EU cement sector carbon neutrality roadmap. He advocated that the cement sector should be proud that cement is an enabler of the Green Deal. Cement will allow the construction of green wind energy and transport...