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Canada: CAC joins CPLC

18 July 2016, Published under Cement News

The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) has become a member of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) as a strategic partner and to join other leading Canadian companies. The CPLC is a voluntary initiative that supports and encourages the successful implementation of carbon pricing around the world. It was initiated but the World Bank at the 2014 UN Climate Change Summit and officially launched in 2015 at COP21 in Paris, France. President and CEO of CAC, Michael McSweeney, said, “...

MPA: Cement Sustainability Report confirms carbon costs ‘harming the industry’

01 December 2014, Published under Cement News

The Mineral Products Association (MPA) Cement on Friday published its 2013 Sustainable Development report which highlights the challenges the industry faces in remaining competitive and contributing to a sustainable UK economy. It identifies UK specific carbon costs being applied to the sector as a major burden and potential threat to the future of the industry and calls on the UK Government to continue to fight for a level playing field, that will allow the sector to compete against oversea...

First EU ETS report expected in June as carbon prices fall

08 May 2012, Published under Cement News

EU CO2 allowance (EUA) prices could fall below €5/t if the EU cannot agree on the set-aside proposal, according to Deutsche Bank analysts.  At the start of the month, prices fell to €6.14, with Members of the European Parliament calling for the EU to intervene and reduce the supply of carbon allowances. In addition, EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger announced that the European Commission needs to prepare a proposal to encourage investment and drive EUA prices up.  On 19 April, t...