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Use of alternative fuels .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
  • Submitted by: Cementos Argos S.A
  • Topic: Climate change
  • Keywords: alternative energy
  • Location: Colombia
  • Date of completion: 2022
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Global Compact
Use of alternative fuels


Cementos Argos S.A

Description/achievement of initiative

There will be an increase in alternative fuels used as part of the calorific consumption in clinker kilns.

Implementation methodologies

The commitment described will be accomplished by:

Increasing operational eco-efficiency.

Increase of Mineral Components used in cementitious materials produced.

Increase in the use of alternative fuels and materials in the process.

Deliverable Date
Substitute 7.5% of current caloric consumption of traditional fossil fuels by alternative fuels and biomass in clinker kilns. 2022
Copyright United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

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