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Egypt owes foreign partners $6bn to foreign partners for research and development in oil and gas
The Adabiya Port of Ain Sokhna will no longer be receiving coal
Head of the cement industry division at the Federation of Egyptian Industries says cement factories would respect the law if the tax was issued
The process of mining, burning, and disposing of the word’s dirtiest fuel contributes to climate change and health problems, says international environmental NGO
The company is still waiting for final approval from the Ministry of Environment to use the pollution-heavy fuel following a controversial cabinet decision to import coal
Syndicate highlights negative effect of the use of coal on citizens’ health
Egyptian ministers seeking to maximise the reliance on RDF and agriculture waste, along with coal, in energy mixture
Effects of coal usage on the lives of Egyptians addressed in a symposium
Coal the “fastest” solution to rescue cement factories that have closed due to a natural gas shortage, Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour says
Four NGOs warn that decision will have “devastating consequences” on health and economy
Violations of environmental standards will be met with taxes and tight penalties, government says
Reuters – Egypt’s cabinet on Wednesday approved the use of coal for power generation after a fierce debate within the government over whether the highly pollutant fuel should be permitted for use by the energy-intensive cement industry. Struggling to avoid public unrest over blackouts, the government has cut natural gas supplies to factories, prompting cement …
Debate between the Ministry of Petroleum, the Ministry of Environmental Affairs, and the Federation for Egyptian Industries heats up
Ministry of Environmental Affairs will study the “mixture of energy sources’ used in Europe in cement production.
Iskandar indicated that current scientific studies on the environmental effects and costs of the use of coal would be completed soon.
Titan Cement Company suggests coal as alternative energy source
Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority calls for government forgiveness of coal mining debt
Such a programme would require that factory furnaces be converted in order to accommodate the waste, a process which would prove costly to companies.
Statement: ‘This is a crime of great proportions against Egyptian society’s present and future generations.’
Cement companies are working to reduce emissions through new initiatives in line with Kyoto Protocol
The aim of the committee is to study how coal can be used as an energy supplement to meet the needs of the industrial plants such as producers of electricity and cement