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2110, 2019

The Catalan cement industry faces the new economic slowdown without having overcome the previous crisis

October 21st, 2019|

Macroeconomic forecasts that point to a slowdown in the national economy, after 6 years of sustained growth of around 3% of GDP, trap the cement sector in a compromised situation. In fact, unlike what happened with the industry as whole, Catalan factories still remain at very low levels of activity, as a result of the [...]

1410, 2019

The lack of support for Circular Economy energy policies undermines the competitiveness of the Catalan cement industry

October 14th, 2019|

The crisis of the Catalan cement industry, which seemed to have subsided after 4 years of recovery in domestic market consumption, is faced with a new threat front due to the lack of competitiveness in international markets. In the last 12 months, cement and clinker exports have decreased by more than 629 thousand tons, 23%. [...]

3009, 2019

CASA Cataluña prepares new visits to factories with political representatives

September 30th, 2019|

The Autonomous Committee for Monitoring the Agreement on the sustainable use of resources in Catalonia (CASA) has agreed in its last working session to strengthen the dissemination activities of the sector among political representatives. The meeting, held in Barcelona on September 19, established a program of visits to cement factories for parliamentarians and leaders of [...]

2907, 2019

Cement consumption in Catalonia grows by 9% annually and exceeds 2 million tons

July 29th, 2019|

Cement consumption in Catalonia during the period July 2018 to June 2019 has exceeded 2 million tons - for the first time since 2012 - and grows at an annual rate of 9%. The improvement of the internal market, in any case, isn’t enough for the consolidation of companies, which have a production capacity of [...]

1807, 2019

IECA challenges startups in the development of a digital identity for cement

July 18th, 2019|

IECA (Spanish Institute of Cement and its Applications), with the collaboration of the EOI and the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, has launched a technological challenge for startups consisting of the development of a digital identity for cement that allows its traceability and the encryption of capabilities and environmental information. Through the associated cement [...]

1507, 2019

The Advisory Council of Aggregates evaluates paradigmatic examples of quarry restoration

July 15th, 2019|

The restoration program of quarries of the Generalitat had, during 2018, a total of 445 inspections on 384 extractive activities, according to the report released at the last meeting of the Advisory Council of Aggregates of Catalonia, held in Barcelona on July 10. The Advisory Board, formed by technicians of the Catalan administration from different [...]

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