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3012, 2019

The cement sector promotes measures against the climatic emergency while the market remains atony and exports fall drastically

December 30th, 2019|

Despite the clearly negative market context, the Catalan cement industry has launched an ambitious plan of measures to fight against the climatic emergency with a final horizon of 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions for the year 2050 compared to the 1990s. This program of actions occurs at a time when the domestic market shows [...]

2811, 2019

The Catalan cement industry invested 3.7 million euros in environmental improvements during 2018

November 28th, 2019|

According to a report by the Generalitat, during the 2018 financial year the Catalan cement industry invested € 3,656,883.96 in environmental improvements, mainly focused on the energy recovery of waste, in the reduction of particulate emissions from cement kilns, in the increase in energy efficiency and the decrease in visual impact. In 2018, environmental investment [...]

2511, 2019

Exports of Catalan cement factories fall by 18% in the last year

November 25th, 2019|

The advance of statistical data of the cement sector corresponding to the month of October 2019 confirms the loss of competitiveness of the Catalan industry, which suffers an 18% drop in exports in the last year, with a total of 2.1 million tons. This will be the fourth consecutive year of declining exports, which have [...]

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 [...]

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