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25/05/2015

China sees drop in carbon dioxide emissions

Cement production – the main energy consumer in China

   

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24/05/2015

Cement company installs mercury reduction system at plant in the U.S.

System has been installed in two other plants in the United States

   

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20/05/2015

UK’s Hope Construction Materials installs waste-derived fuel solution

Fossil fuel replacement rate to improve at Hope Works cement plant in Derbyshire

   

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15/05/2015

Egypt’s Minister of Environment supports coal use in cement industry

Coal usage in industrial production to meet global standards

   

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08/05/2015

Lafarge reduces CO2 emissions per ton of cement

Lafarge published its fifteenth annual sustainability report

   

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29/04/2015

Lafarge strengthens partnership with Solidia Technologies

Lafarge to commercialize Solidia technology for reducing CO2 emissions in cement production

   

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26/04/2015

Votorantim Cement plant in Brazil reduces water consumption levels

Votorantim seeks more sustainable operations

   

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22/04/2015

Vietnam wants to increase fly ash usage in cement production

Measure is aimed at reducing pollution levels

   

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12/04/2015

Lafarge invests in waste co-processing station in Romania

Project received funds through the European Regional Development Fund

   

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11/04/2015

China’s Xinjiang Tianye to invest in environmental protection

China is implementing stricter environmental emissions standards

   

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