The cement industry emits about 5% of the total amount of carbon dioxide discharged in the world.
A typical cement plant
©Japan Cement Association 2015 (this excerpt has been approved)
Fossil fuel, such as coal and petroleum, is consumed in clinker production process and pulverization and cooling process remain highly energy-intensive as well. As economic growth always accompany cement demand at the same time, it is crucial to develop and apply the low-carbon manufacturing technology as quickly as we can.
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