China International Cement Conference begins in Beijing

Published By : 29 Apr 2015 | Published By : QYRESEARCH

The 16th China International Cement Conference commenced on Tuesday in the country capital Beijing at the Hotel Nikko New Century Hotel. The theme of this year’s annual event is sustainable development and over capacity. 

The proceedings of the conference were officially opened by Qiao Longde who is the president of the China Building Materials Foundation and the China Cement Association. Qiao Longde is also the chairman of the Cementtech conference and welcomed delegates from all over the world to the three day conference.

Ma Rong, associate counsel at the Resources Conservation and Environmental Protection Department of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), addressed the delegates on Tuesday and highlighted the significance of making the most of the available energy opportunities. Ma Rong also stated that the domestic industry should convert waste into something of a treasure that will be beneficial to the circular economy. 

Phillippe Fonta followed the address by Ma Rong and expressed his gratitude to five Chinese members of the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) for the environmental enhancement made thus far. Phillippe Fonta is presently the director of the CSI and at the event he stated that the year of 2015 was extremely crucial for China as well as the world because this year the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change COP21 will be conducted in Paris in France in the month of December.

Presentations were made at the China International Cement Conference and delegates were presented with material on the themes of environmental and energy efficiency, climate change, and low carbon practice among many others. 

The Cementtech 2015 exhibition is running parallel to the International Cement Conference and is being showcased at the China International Exhibition Center (CIEC). The CIEC is a massive international space that is designed to promote the development of cement production that is both efficient and environmentally friendly.
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