The cement industry is responsible for around 11% of global anthropogenic mercury emissions, estimated to be approximately 2,220 tons per year.
Mercury—a toxic heavy metal that can cause serious and lasting health problems—turns up in many places that you wouldn’t expect. It has now been more than two years.
Mercury is an element and a metal that is found in air, water, and soil. It exists in three forms that have different properties, usage, and toxicity.