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May 06, 2020  Cement and concrete industry targets improved biodiversity performance GCCA launches new sustainability guidelines and joins leading global business nature coalition (London – 6 May 2020) – The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has today published new guidelines aimed at further improving the biodiversity performance of the ...

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Cement and concrete sector targets improved biodiversity ...

May 08, 2020  Cement and concrete sector targets improved biodiversity performance . The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has published new guidelines aimed at strengthening the biodiversity performance of the industry's quarries. ... The association says that minimising the impact of extraction activity is a priority for the cement and concrete ...

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GCCA Releases New Industry Biodiversity Guidelines ...

Aug 09, 2021  The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has published new guidelines aimed at further improving the biodiversity performance of the industry’s quarries. The guidelines support the association’s Sustainability Charter implementation and represent a collaborative effort by member companies to improve overall performance in ...

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GCCA launches new sustainability guidelines Agg-Net

May 07, 2020  Industry targets improved biodiversity performance; GCCA joins leading global business nature coalition. THE Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has published new guidelines aimed at further improving the biodiversity performance of the industry’s quarries.

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Cement and Aggregates IUCN

May 12, 2016  Guidelines Biodiversity management in the cement and aggregates sector: Summary Brochure. This document summarises the three guidance documents that IUCN has produced for the cement and aggregates sector: Integrated Biodiversity Management System guide, Biodiversity Indicator and Reporting System guide, and the guide to Regulatory Tools.

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Press release Archives : GCCA

Oct 07, 2020  Cement and concrete industry targets improved biodiversity performance Published by These new guidelines are an important example of the ongoing collaborative work being undertaken by GCCA members to bring about improvements in performance across our industry.

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GCCA launches new sustainability guidelines Agg-Net

May 07, 2020  Industry targets improved biodiversity performance; GCCA joins leading global business nature coalition. THE Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has published new guidelines aimed at further improving the biodiversity performance of the industry’s quarries.

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Biodiversity - GCCA

Global Cement and Concrete Association. Working in partnership. GCCA strongly believes that to help achieve net positive our sector needs relationships and partnerships with leading NGOs and Civil Society Organisations to co-develop and implement strategies and policies to accomplish set goals and targets, and by participating in cross sectoral initiatives.

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Concrete - the world’s most widely used material - targets ...

Sep 01, 2020  The concrete and cement industry is a key part of the construction sector – which accounts for 13% of global GDP – with a track record of taking climate action. This has included delivering a 19% reduction in CO 2 emissions per tonne of cementitious material along with a ninefold increase in alternative fuel use since 1990.

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Environmental impacts and decarbonization strategies in ...

Sep 22, 2020  The use of cement and concrete, among the most widely used man-made materials, is under scrutiny. Owing to their large-scale use, production of cement and concrete

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A Sustainable Cement Industry – Cement Americas

Jul 15, 2021  In June, I started to look at what a 21 st Century cement plant might look like with a quick overview of digitalization, Industry 4.0, and the idea of a smart cement plant. 1 This month, I continue down this road and examine another topic that is also much talked about: sustainability.. Of course, the two topics overlap: smart factories are in general leaner, cleaner and greener.

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Strategy - Cement industry news from Global Cement

Sep 18, 2020  Even if the cement and concrete industries hit the target they will have to shake off the taint that the achievement was at least partly down to sneaky carbon accounting. Suddenly saying that concrete buildings have been sucking up CO 2 all along and that the industry is now, say, 20% closer to its carbon neutral target may feel like cheating ...

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European cement industry strives for Carbon Neutral Cement ...

Jan 15, 2020  CEMBUREAU announces industry intention to align with the European Green Deal objectives. Brussels, 15/01/2020 – CEMBUREAU, the Association of the European cement industry, has today announced its intention to make a decisive contribution to the Green Deal by striving for carbon neutrality along the cement and concrete value chain by 2050.. To that effect, CEMBUREAU will

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Our commitment Our products Our 2030 ambitions

Target Target Target 2030 TA RGETS 2030 RGETS 2030 TA RGETS 2030 RGETS Our ambition is to play our part in addressing climate change as we strive for carbon neutrality along the cement and concrete value chain. Our ambition is to support our culture of safety and wellness towards achieving zero harm in the workplace. Our ambition is to deliver

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THE FUTURE OF EUROPEAN RECYCLING POLICY AND THE

Mar 24, 2015  account for 36% of cement industry fuel mix. In line with our Low Carbon Roadmap, the aim is to take this up to 60% by 2050. This would lead to a 27% reduction in fuel CO 2 emissions. In addition, the industry recycles 8 million tonnes of waste material. The industry’s end-product, concrete, is

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GCCA Sustainability Guidelines for Quarry Rehabilitation ...

Global Cement and Concrete Association Biodiversity The health and stability of natural capital is provided by biodiversity and offers resistance to shocks such as floods and droughts, supports fundamental processes such as carbon cycles, water and soil formation. Biodiversity is a constituent of natural capital and the basis of ecosystem services.

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Quest for ‘green’ cement draws big name investors to ...

Concrete is one of the most used commodities in the world, second only to water, and among the most polluting. The industry accounts for about 2.6bn tonnes of carbon dioxide each year, or about 6 ...

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Cement and concrete industry invites start-ups to ...

May 18, 2021  (London: 18 May 2021) – The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has today launched Open Challenge, a global programme to bring together tech start-ups and the cement and concrete industry to help accelerate the development of innovative new low-carbon technologies. The Open Challenge invites start-ups to pitch solutions to key challenges for the industry that require

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Report 2019-20 - Shree Cement

cement industry for achievement of the SDGs by 2030. Besides, Shree Cement is a member of Global Cement Concrete Association (GCCA), which is an international industry association having a purpose to facilitate collaborations among the cement industry members for accelerating sustainable development agenda.

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Innovandi - Open Challenge : GCCA

GCCA members represent approximately 40% of the global cement and concrete market, with a presence in all regions of the world. Selected start-ups will have unprecedented access to an industry worth $333 billion cement and concrete market, and a global construction market worth $15.5 trillion.

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Environmental Management and Biodiversity

Jul 01, 2013  We consistently strive to find and apply solutions to improve air quality, conserve biodiversity, protect water resources, and reduce waste outputs. We understand the importance of ... targets, and supporting action plans ... of cement, aggregates, and ready-mix concrete has the potential to generate environmental

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The Concrete Industry Sustainability Performance Report

The concrete industry is the first industry to link our sustainable construction ... Site Stewardship and biodiversity percentage of relevant production sites that have site specific action plans 94.3% Increase to 100% ... Both sectors have exceeded their energy reduction targets. The cement sector has improved its CCA performance by 33.7% between

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Environmental impacts and decarbonization strategies in ...

Sep 22, 2020  The use of cement and concrete, among the most widely used man-made materials, is under scrutiny. Owing to their large-scale use, production of cement and concrete

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Cement and Concrete: The Environmental Impact — PSCI

Nov 03, 2020  The Production Process of Concrete: Concrete is constructed using cement mixed with an aggregate-- a grainy blend of materials such as stone and sand. After mixing, the concrete is poured into a mold and left to harden then use in building. The aggregates are sourced from a local body of water and crushed in a natural procedure.

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BCA and the UK cement industry

• to improve continually the sustainability performance of the cement industry by setting and reviewing targets on environmental, economic and social performance • to extend our constructive, proactive and sustainable relations with stakeholders • to optimise the role that the cement industry can play in assisting the uk with delivery of best

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Report 2019-20 - Shree Cement

cement industry for achievement of the SDGs by 2030. Besides, Shree Cement is a member of Global Cement Concrete Association (GCCA), which is an international industry association having a purpose to facilitate collaborations among the cement industry members for accelerating sustainable development agenda.

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Concrete Industry Reveals Technologies To Achieve Net Zero ...

Jun 29, 2020  This commitment has led the MPA UK Concrete, which represents the industry in Britain, to consider how the sector can achieve these targets, having based its previous strategy upon the original goal. It is also beginning to look at how the industry can continue to

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Explained: Cement vs. concrete — their differences, and ...

Apr 03, 2020  Since concrete is the most popular material in the world and cement is the primary binder used in concrete, these two sources of CO 2 are the main reason that cement contributes around 8 percent of global emissions. CSHub’s Executive Director Jeremy Gregory, however, sees concrete’s scale as an opportunity to mitigate climate change.

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Graphene-enhanced concrete could save cash and planet E ...

May 26, 2021  Graphene-enhanced concrete could save cash and planet. A joint venture between graphene specialists at The University of Manchester and alumni-led construction firm Nationwide Engineering has developed a product that could revolutionise the concrete industry and its impact on the environment. In a world-first for the sector, the team has laid ...

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Cement Market Size, Share Global Industry Trends, 2021-2028

For instance, China's cement output was 769 million tons from January to May 2020, down 8.2% year on year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. In May 2020, the output reached 249 million tons, an increase of 8.6% year over year and a monthly peak.

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News Taiwan Cement

Sep 01, 2020  So carbon dioxide emission and the balance of nature is the challenge of our cement industry. Taiwan Cement will do our best to fulfill our responsibility and obligation to Earth.” TCC began the Science-Based Target project in 2019 and became the first cement company in the Greater China region to complete target setting and was approved by ...

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Concrete and the Carbon Challenge

Jan 20, 2016  The target for 2020 is to reduce this figure further to 71.8kg of CO2 per tonne, which equates to an overall 30 per cent reduction from the 1990 baseline. Concrete is a mix of materials, its CO2 emissions are affected by their production, from processes such as cement manufacture, transportation and a range of other criteria.

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Biodiversity - CEMEX

The Scoping Study. Launched in October 2010, at the CBD CoP 10 in Nagoya, the Biodiversity Scoping Study categorizes all 543 CEMEX sites in terms of their proximity – far, near or overlapping with - areas of high value for biodiversity such as Important Bird Areas, International Protected Areas, and

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Holcim on track to achieve sustainability targets Holcim

The 2011 Holcim Corporate Sustainable Development Report shows that the Group is on track to achieve its sustainability targets. The self-imposed targets for reducing dust and NOx emissions have been met, and Holcim remains a leader in the industry with the lowest CO2 emissions per tonne of cement produced. For CEO Bernard Fontana, sustainable development is very important,

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