CemNet, 29 April 2015
The China International Cement Conference opened yesterday at the Hotel Nikko New Century Hotel in the Chinese capital Beijing, with sustainable development and over capacity remaining the pivotal theme for this 16th annual event.
An address by Ma Rong, Associate Counsel, Resources Conservation and Environmental Protection Department, NDRC, highlighted the importance of embracing available energy opportunities, stating the domestic industry should 'turn waste into a treasure to benefit the circular economy.'
Following on, Philippe Fonta, director of the CSI, thanked its five Chinese members for the environmental improvement made so far. He also underlined that 2015 is an important year for China and the world as the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change COP21 will be held in Paris, France, in December.