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Eurobrief June 2014
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Quarterly economic report – Q1 2014
EU-ETS: Post-2020 carbon leakage provisions - stakeholder presentations available
EU-ETS: Carbon leakage prospects under Phase III
EU-ETS: IETA recognizes need to protect EU industry from carbon leakage
EU funding: LIFE Climate Action & Environment 1st call for proposals
State aid guidelines published
Council adopts conclusions on Energy prices & costs
Italian Presidency to focus on energy policy
IEEP publishes Report on Environmental Tax Reform in Europe
European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register: 2012 data available
Biodiversity: Commission launches No Net Loss consultation
H&S at Work Strategic Framework for 2014-2020
REACH - Chesar updated
CLP 6th ATP published in Official Journal
Critical Raw Materials Study published
Resource Efficiency progress and decoupling report published
Amended Animal by-products & Combustion plants regulation published
Waste shipments regulation published
Have you registered? 12th international symposium on concrete roads
Consultation on sustainable buildings: summary of responses
Amendments to Eurocode 2 standard approved
Construction products: Amendment to EC & Switzerland agreement on mutual recognition published in Official Journal
Quality of Drinking Water consultation launched
EU stakeholders learn about co-processing and biodiversity in the cement industry
Horizon 2020 welcomes Turkey!
18-month Council programme adopted
CCS stakeholder workshop
7th CEWEP Waste-to-Energy Congress
International VDI Conference Metals and Minerals Recovery from Incinerator Bottom Ash (IBA)
8th Euroslag conference
CEMBUREAU press releases
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CEMBUREAU supports IUCN guide for managing biodiversity in cement & aggregates sector

IUCN, in collaboration with CEMBUREAU and other industry associations in the cement and aggregates sector, has launched a new guide to encourage companies to responsibly manage biodiversity throughout their operations.

Position papers
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CEMBUREAU response: Public consultation on sustainable buildings

On 1 October 2013, CEMBUREAU responded to a European Commission consultation on sustainable buildings. Whilst the Association welcomes this initiative, it is nonetheless concerned that the approach taken may be too narrow in focus.

CEMBUREAU's Opinion
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With the right regulatory framework, we can play a pioneering role in construction

In its recently published Activity Report for 2012, CEMBUREAU highlights that the world’s cement production in 2012 was estimated at 3.6bn tonnes which is a 3% increase compared to 2011. China experienced a year-on-year increase of +3.6% and now represents 59.3% of global cement production. Without taking into account China, global cement production increased by 1.8% which represented a further slowdown compared to the 2.8% growth rate registered in 2011.