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・Compact and highly versatile module configuration significantly shortens time required for transport and installation. ・MHI to expand the lineup of compact CO2 capture systems, and establish an integrated customer support package from planning to after-sales service.   Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) received the “Awards for Excellence” at the 2022 Nikkei Excellent Products and Services Awards...
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The European Commission and the US administration have recently signed an “administrative agreement on artificial intelligence for the public good” at a virtual ceremony. The agreement was signed in the context of the EU-US Trade and Technology Council (TTC), launched in 2021 as a permanent platform for transatlantic cooperation across several priority areas, from supply...
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Lehigh Hanson, Inc. announced it has now changed its brand to Heidelberg Materials effective immediately. Previously announced in September of last year, this exciting new brand identity goes into effect today for the company’s corporate office and its core brands of Lehigh Cement and Hanson Aggregates. The majority of the company’s other subsidiaries in the...
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UltraTech has been recognized as a leader in ‘climate change’ by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a global non-profit environmental organization, for its 2022 CDP disclosure. They received an ‘A-’ score for implementing best practices and for taking concerted action on climate issues, securing a place in the Leadership category. UltraTech’s score of ‘A-‘ in FY22...
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Reaching net zero by 2050 requires finding innovative ways to reduce emissions and decarbonize some of the most polluting sectors and industries. Clean hydrogen can be crucial in minimizing climate change impacts, helping decarbonize hard-to-abate sectors that rely on fossil fuels—such as heavy industry, shipping, and air transport—while contributing to food security, economic growth, and...
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Heidelberg Materials successfully placed its first sustainability-linked bond (ISIN XS2577874782) with an issue volume of €750 million and a term until 2032 via HeidelbergCement AG as part of the €10 billion EMTN programme. The company had already announced the issue of a bond linked to sustainability criteria at its Capital Markets Day 2022. Interest in...
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CEMEX announced the launch of a new range of additives of natural origin, designed for a lower carbon footprint. These additives use natural, renewable, locally sourced raw materials, and can achieve up to 70% lower carbon footprint than petroleum-based additives. Admixtures are added to concrete mixes to strengthen attributes such as strength, malleability, and water...
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The world remained firmly in warming’s grip last year, with extreme summer temperatures in Europe, China and elsewhere contributing to 2022 being the fifth-hottest year on record, European climate researchers recently said. The eight warmest years on record have now occurred since 2014, the scientists, from the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service, reported, and...
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 – Interview with Dr. Edelio Bermejo, Holcim’s global head of research and development (R&D) and intellectual property (IP), by Guy Woodford, Aggregates Business editor – The cement and construction industries are among the highest CO2 emissions generators in the world. The cement industry alone accounts for 8% of global emissions, not far behind the agriculture...
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Ambuja Cements, the cement and building material company of Adani Cement, part of Adani Group wins the National Award for Energy Excellence in Indian Cement Industry, under the Grinding Category for the measures adopted in improving energy efficiency at the Roorkee plant. The award instituted by the National Council for Cement and Building Materials was...
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