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The biggest hurdle for biomass from dedicated fuel crops is that it isn't an economically viable option yet. We’re looking at ways of finding biomass fuels that are more affordable while we continue to work with our farming partners and support research to reduce production costs even further.

It has been a wonderful opportunity and thrilling learning experience for our team at The University of Western Ontario Research Park, Sarnia-Lambton Campus, to research and write our second study for Ontario Power Generation...

  • Lafarge Canada is part of the Lafarge Group, headquartered in Paris, France.
  • Lafarge is the world leader in building materials, with top- ranking positions in all of its businesses: Cement, Aggregates & Concrete, and Gypsum....

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The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) is following through on their commitment to incorporate sustainable development principles into their practices. Currently the Cement Plants in Western Canada utilize less alternative fuels compared to other...

This report aims to synthesize the available literature and research with respect to the use of alternative fuels in cement manufacturing. It reviews not only the environmental, social, technical, and economic impacts of using alternative fuels...

Manufacturing industry accounts for about one third of total energy use worldwide. Roughly three quarters of industrial energy use is related to the production of energy-intensive commodities such as ferrous and non-ferrous metals, chemicals and...

The authors of this report wish to acknowledge the support of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) through funding and professional guidance of the project.

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