|Aggregate sites with certified EMS
(96% of surveyed sites)
|Cement sites with certified EMS
(100% of kiln and non kiln sites)
The proportion of industry sites covered by certified environmental management systems has continued to increase, reflecting high operational standards across the sector.
Between 1998 and 2013 the cement industry has recorded reductions in emissions of oxides of nitrogen and sulphur dioxide of 62.6 per cent and 81.4 per cent respectively, while dust emissions declined by 83.3 per cent per tonne cement manufactured.