Press Releases

10/11/2017
ETS reform agreed: predictability and innovation seen as crucial for business
European Union negotiators agreed yesterday on a revised Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for the 2020-2030 trading period. The agreement coincides with the UN Climate Summit COP23, taking place in Bonn this month.
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12/06/2017
CEMBUREAU welcomes new President & Vice President
Mr Gonçalo Salazar Leite (Vice Chairman Secil), has been elected as President of CEMBUREAU for a two-year term at the Association's General Assembly held on 9 June in Paris (France) after having completed his mandate of Vice-President over the last two years.
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23/05/2017
EU-ETS: Ensure sufficient flexibility for free allocation share
Ecofys published a study, commissioned by CEMBUREAU, which compares and analyses the supply and demand balance in terms of the free allowances available and this for the European Commission, European Parliament and Council proposals.
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15/05/2017
Waste-to-energy in cement industry shows potential
Increasing the rate of co-processing waste in the EU28 cement industry to 60% will avoid 26 million tonnes of CO2-emissions and can reduce the costs for about €12 billion of investments in dedicated waste-to-energy incineration plants.
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27/04/2017
CEMBUREAU launches fresh look!
CEMBUREAU, the European Cement Association, is proud to unveil its new look! New logo, new website and much more!
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10/04/2017
CEMBUREAU releases Cement Standards of the World publication
The European Cement Association has published an updated version of its Cement Standards of the World publication, with a complete overview of all standards for cement from across 84 countries.
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15/02/2017
CEMBUREAU supports European Parliament’s decision on EU-ETS
CEMBUREAU welcomes the European Parliament decision not to deliberately discriminate between sectors and to apply a fact-based approach to policymaking. The proposals go some way to developing an EU-ETS which combines the goals of making Europe’s industry more CO2 efficient, whilst at the same time maintaining its competitiveness
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01/02/2017
Cement industry calls for workable EU-ETS
The EU-ETS must maintain free allowances at the level of best-performers in order to achieve real emission reductions whilst maintaining a competitive industry in Europe. A competitive cement industry contributes to growth, jobs and innovation in Europe.
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30/11/2016
EU-ETS & Cement: Setting the facts straight
As an engaged stakeholder in the policy debate, CEMBUREAU provides facts, figures and information about the cement industry that gives policymakers an informed view.
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08/07/2016
Cement production: An untapped waste management solution
Today, the cement industry has the technical potential to replace 60% of its fuels with waste and, in the future, this percentage can rise to 95%. Taking into account the amount of waste which is generated in the EU each year, the good use put to this growing amount of waste by the cement industry is a unique opportunity for waste management.
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