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Average Italian cement

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Product information

AITEC ‐ Italian Association of cement manufacturers ‐ is since 1959 the national
cement industry representative body.

Cement is a building material (Construction Products Regulation ‐ EU Regulation
305/2011), produced in compliance with the harmonized European standard EN 197/1
laying down composition, features and conformity criteria for common cements.
Cement is an inorganic material composed of finely ground small granules of different
substances but with a statistically homogeneous composition. Cement is the second
most used substance around the world after water. It is a hydraulic binder that produces
a reaction when mixed with the appropriate quantities water, forming a substance that
gradually hardens and can bind solid materials such as sand and gravel to produce
cementitious conglomerates, ready‐mixes and mortars, which constitute the basic
building materials.

The aim of the document is to evaluate the potential environmental impact from the
production of different gray cements. The EPD is based on a sector representative
sample of companies associated with AITEC and also includes the assessment of the
potential environmental impact from the clinker production.

This EPD is currently only available in Italian with a summary in English.

Detailed information

Registration number: S-P-00880
ECO EPD reference number: 00000375
Publication/issue date: 2016-06-23
Version date: 2020-02-07
Valid until: 2024-01-20
Verified by: EPD Process Certification
Reference PCR(s): PCR 2012:01 Construction products and construction services (EN 15804:A1)
Sub-PCR-H Cement and building limes (EN 16908)
EN 15804: This EPD is compliant with EN 15804

Company information

AITEC Italian Cement Association
Company name: AITEC Italian Cement Association
Country: Italy
Contact: Laura Negri
Website: www.aitecweb.com

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