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Railway ties pollute less than virgin wood when burned. The creosote embedded in them through years of use burn at a higher temperature, creating less emissions.

Lafarge Bath has a proposal to replace coal in its cement plant with low carbon fuels like weathered treated wood (such as railway ties and utility poles), construction and demolition materials, and asphalt shingles.

Research team results...

In this issue:
- New plant manager: welcome Scarth MacDonnell!
- Amherst Island Dry Stone Festival
- Cement 2020 fossil fuel reduction update

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Lafarge's Low Carbon Fuel Demonstration Plant - The Results are In!

  • Message from the Plant Manager 
  • Low Carbon Fuels Project Update
  • War of 1812 Bicentennial Celebrations
  • Bath’s Loyalist Roots
  • The Flight of the Royal George
  • The Lafarge 1812 Discovery Centre Story...
  • The Greener Fuel Protocol: Identifying the fuels of the future 
  • Initial Results
  • The Cement2020 Constellation of Projects
  • Community Feedback: The November 2011 Public Meeting
  • Our Project Partners
  • Energy Farm; A Brief History 
  • Biomass Combustion Trial: The Proof is in the Flame
  • Local fuels, Greener Future
  • Looking forward: the green(er) Fuels Protocol
  • An Important Message to our Neighbours
  • Employee Spotlight: Eric Boucher
  • Permeable Concrete: A Solution for water management
  • Introducing Cement 2020
  • A Message from the Plant Manager
  • Bath Plant Sponsors Tankard
  • Employee Spotlight: Kirby Ruthven
  • Welcome Neighbour! Special Edition 

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