UK: The MPA has released its Sustainable Development Report 2018 covering the performance of the local cement industry to 2017. Key indicators include a alternative fuels co-processing rate of 43.8% in 2017 compared to 39.2% in 2016. This is the second highest rate since 2010, just below 44% in 2013. It reported CO2 emissions from calcination (process emissions) of 465kgCO2/tPCe, a slight increase from 2016. Emissions of NOx, SO2 and particulate matter all fell or remained stable. Cement production from MPA members remained stable at 9.4Mt in 2017.
MPA publishes sustainable development report 2018
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