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#1773: 22/05/2015: TGR Steering Group Meeting in Bristol

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Barriers and Drivers towards a more Sustainable & Profitable UK Cement Industry

Opportunities are enormous


End of summer all will be revealed:

Stakeholder Round table

Global Imperative:

To misinterpret one of Joana’s diagrams

Low hanging fruit:

Harder to reach carbon reduction methods:

Expensive investment at infrastructure level

Invest upstream or downstream?

Market Structure and Technical Barriers to entry

Collaboration for Innovation

What could you justifiably say about GGBS and Blended GGBS cements?

What are the other options and Research & Development (R&D) opportunities?

Credible evidence:

Common metrics:

Muddy water:

Thermal mass:

Embodied Carbon and Embodied Energy:

Decrement Delay:

Soft Issues and Hard:

Corporate Social Responsibility

In their absence what do we do?

Missed opportunity?

Industry under achievement:

Standards externalise the environmental issues:

National Sector Standard Specifications:

Industry Authoritative Guidance

Risk Aversion:

Investment & Innovation Opportunities

Innovation without risk:

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