CemWeek Magazine

CemWeek Magazine #52: December 2019

In this issue of CemWeek Magazine:

- Green Cement: why the conversation needs to shift away from cost

- CW Research: white cement consumption to top 22 million tons on steady economic growth

- Most read stories of 2019 in the global cement industry.

 

Feature: Green construction and cement – Why the conversation needs to shift away from cost

As society has begun to see the initial calamitous aftereffects of climate change as predicted by legions of scientist for decades, there has been a concerted but ill-organized scramble to cut emissions across industrial and economic activities on a large scale. The construction industry, in particular, is coming under increased scrutiny, with resource- and emission-heavy cement and concrete coming first in a long list of concerns to address

CW Research: White cement consumption to top 22 million tons on steady economic growth

A steadily growing economy is poised to keep white cement demand increasing modestly until 2024. Meanwhile, mature markets including North America and Western Europe continue to lead world trade of the premium commodity

Most read stories of 2019 in the global cement industry

CemWeek Magazine compiles some of the most popular news of a bubbling year that shows a cement industry more aware of its environmental impact, and thus more open to green solutions

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