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Cement news highlights: 3 – 7 November

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Carbon emissions

  • Lafarge Tarmac has committed to the Infrastructure Carbon Review, which aims to lower carbon emissions from UK infrastructure projects.
  • As part of the new 2014 – 20 National Plan to Cope With Climate Change, the Chinese government will limit carbon dioxide emissions from the steel and cement industries.
  • The Global CCS Institute has released a new report entitled ‘The Global Status of CCS: 2014’.
  • The IPCC’s Synthesis Report has found that the effects of climate change can be limited if stringent action is taken, and that global economic growth will not be strongly affected by mitigation measures.

Health and safety

World Cement’s November 2014 issue is now available!

The latest issue of World Cement is now available for subscribers to download. Non-subscribers can also take a look at a preview of the issue. Topics covered include pyroprocessing, process control and automation, materials handling, crushing, grinding and additives, a regional report on the Middle East and North Africa, as well as health and safety. Some highlights from the issue can also be read online:

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