How is the cement industry responsible for land degradation?


Limestone is used for making cement.

Thus , Grinding of limestone for the cement industry is responsible for land degradation.


  • Mineral processing , also known as ore dressing , mineral beneficiation , or mineral engineering
  • It is defined as the science and art of separating valuable metallic and nonmetallic minerals from unusable gangues. 
  • Grinding of limestone is an example of mineral processing.

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