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Life Cycle Assessment - A study of the construction industry Part 2/3

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17/04/2014

Cement CompaniesA life cycle assessment (LCA), also known as: life cycle analysis is an input-output analysis of inputs like materials, energy and outputs like emissions, waste etc. The goal of LCA is to assess the environmental impacts associated with the product / process and to compare with the alternates available and choose that alternate which is least burdensome one.

 

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Lafarge & Holcim - Clash of the titans? No more.

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10/04/2014

Cement CompaniesWhat was once an unthinkable combination was on April 4, 2014 sparsely confirmed by Lafarge and Holcim in respective press statements: the two were indeed considering a merger of equals. On April 7, 2014 the companies triumphantly confirmed the move after the boards approved the transaction over the weekend, in one fell swoop radically redesigning the world of cement as we know it.

   

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2013: A disappointing year for major cement companies

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02/04/2014

Cement CompaniesThe effect of the global economic crisis can still be seen in most regions worldwide. The global construction sector remained volatile along the year with most of the major cement companies showing negative results at the end of 2013.

   

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Cimento Apodi identified by CemWeek as CBI Brazil's "Best Cement & Lime Project"

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13/03/2014

CBI AwardCimento Apodi is the first winner of GMI Global’s “Dr. Clemente Greco Best Cement & Lime Project Award”

CemWeek, a main supporter of the CBI Brazil & Latin America 2014 conference that took place in Brazil, on the 5th and 6th of February, identified Cimento Apodi as the “Best New Brazilian and Latin American Cement & Lime Project” of the year. The prestigious recognition is a premiere for GMI Global’s Cement Business & Industry Brazilian and Latin American conference and exhibition and CemWeek is honored to support this exciting initiative honoring Dr. Greco and the cement industry with evaluation and selection of the awards.

   

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Life Cycle Assessment - A study of the construction industry

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11/03/2014

Prices in US CWM 18The concept of Life Cycle Thinking is being practiced by using the environmental management tool, and is popularly known as Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), which integrates starting from resource and energy consumption, production, and use up to its final disposal though various strategies over a whole life cycle in order to avoid a piece – meal approach to the system.


   

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Price increases stick in the United States

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26/02/2014

Prices in US CWM 18The cement market of the United States reached its peak volume in 2005-2006 when cement consumption neared 130 million tons per year. An unprecedented crisis hit the cement market and led demand below 70 million tons by the end of 2009. The industry has revived since and was expected to close 2013 at around 80 million tons in cement consumption.


   

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Semen Indonesia - A view from the East

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18/02/2014

Semen Indonesia, formerly known as Semen Gresik, is the largest producer of cement in Indonesia. The company was established on 25th March, 1953 and officially inaugurated on August 7th, 1957, by the first President of the Republic of Indonesia.


   

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Marketing & Sales, the helping hand of cement prices stabilization

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08/01/2014

Indian cement industry first half performance of this year is a clear warning sign to buck up, or small firms will have to bow out in due course. Marketing and Sales personnel can be helping hands in raise profitability, if they embrace the spirit of identifying themself as part of the bigger picture.


   

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High hopes for a better future in Myanmar

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23/12/2013

A country that for five decades struggled to survive under a military regime now sees the light at the end of the tunnel. Since 2011, Myanmar functions officially under a civilian government that can offer support for project development, a blossoming economy, more construction investment and an in-house cement sector that can sustain the countries’ cement demand.


   

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Use of alternative fuels in Spain and the rest of Europe

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25/11/2013

The addition of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere through the burning of traditional fossil fuels has long been cited as the primary cause of global warming and climate change. Efforts to arrest climate change have centered on the reduction of carbon emissions, and the cement manufacturing industry is doing its part primarily through the use of alternative fuels in the clinker production process.


   

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New Regenerative Thermal Oxidation (RTO) with Integrated NOx Reduction

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18/11/2013

Odor emissions had been a problem for the cement plant in Wopfing, Austria for several years. Due to the location of the cement plant in a narrow valley, nearby villages were affected by its emissions. After 10 years of testing different waste gas cleaning systems, the Wopfinger Baustoffindustrie GmbH decided to install a Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) to control odors, CO and organic components.


   

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  • Life Cycle Assessment - A study of the construction industry Part 2/3
    Cement Companies
    A life cycle assessment (LCA), also known as: life cycle analysis is an input-output analysis of inputs like materials, energy and outputs like emissions, waste etc. The goal of LCA is to assess the environmental impacts associated with the product / process and to compare with the alternates available and choose that alternate which is least burdensome...
    17 April 2014
  • Lafarge & Holcim - Clash of the titans? No more.
    Cement Companies
    What was once an unthinkable combination was on April 4, 2014 sparsely confirmed by Lafarge and Holcim in respective press statements: the two were indeed considering a merger of equals. On April 7, 2014 the companies triumphantly confirmed the move after the boards approved the transaction over the weekend, in one fell swoop radically redesigning the world of cement as we...
    10 April 2014
  • 2013: A disappointing year for major cement companies
    Cement Companies
    The effect of the global economic crisis can still be seen in most regions worldwide. The global construction sector remained volatile along the year with most of the major cement companies showing negative results at the end of 2013.
    02 April 2014
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