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Cement news highlights: 20 – 24 October

World Cement,

Sustainability and resilience

  • Resilient construction can help to reduce the damage caused by natural disasters, minimising the energy and resources required for response, reconstruction, repair and recovery.
  • The European Cement Association (CEMBUREAU) is concerned about the GHG emissions reduction, renewables and energy efficiency targets facing the cement industry.
  • Private equity portfolio companies participating in KKR’s Green Portfolio Program saved over 27 million m3 of water and recycled 1.6 million t of waste between 2008 and 2013.

Carbon capture technology

UK: plant upgrades, construction and safety

  • Lafarge Tarmac’s Barnstone Cement plant celebrates 150th anniversary.
  • The UK Minerals Forum Working Group has published a report that examines how a stable and secure supply of minerals can be achieved in order to support the region’s population and economy to 2050.
  • According to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ latest UK Construction Market Survey, workloads grew at the fastest rate since 1994 in 3Q14.
  • Arco and the British Occupational Hygiene Society have formed a partnership aimed at raising awareness of the health risks posed by construction dust and reducing the number of construction worker fatalities caused by inhaling hazardous particles.
  • Fan upgrade for Hanson Cement’s Purfleet plant.

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