Cement dust


Cement is used as a binding agent in mortar and concrete, a mixture of cement, gravel and sand. In mining for raw materials and in manufacturing and using cement, concentrations of dust can reach as 384 mg per cubic metre of air. Individuals exposed to much lower levels of concentration can contract respiratory tract diseases, digestive disorders, and skin diseases.

Geology Soil
Industry Construction
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
20.09.2019 – 16:47 CEST