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Cemex is collaborating with Tecnológico de Monterrey, one of Latin America’s most prestigious private universities, on distritotec, a 15-year project that seeks to evolve the campus into a more innovative, sustainable, and inclusive space that is better integrated with its surrounding community. distritotec is a collaboration between Tecnológico de Monterrey, private institutions, government, and the...
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One of 17 companies worldwide selected by the Science Based Targets Network (SBTN) to pilot the world’s first science-based targets for nature Expanding Holcim’s science-driven approach, building on its Biodiversity Indicator and Reporting System developed in partnership with IUCN In line with Holcim’s 1.5°C-aligned climate targets, validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) Meet...
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As part of the Choose France summit, Heidelberg Materials announced a €65 million investment to decarbonise its Bussac-Forêt cement plant The project will allow the launch of a new range of low-carbon calcined clay cements and reduce the site’s CO₂ emissions by a further 20% The company is already piloting calcined clay technology in Ghana,...
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The facility at the German Lengfurt cement plant is scheduled to go into operation as early as 2025 with a capture capacity of around 70,000 tonnes of CO₂ per year Due to its purity, the processed gas will be suitable for use in both the food and chemical industries The project is being funded by...
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Heidelberg Materials is pleased to announce the successful completion of a Memorandum of Understanding between Heidelberg Materials and the Government of Canada. This partnership will support Heidelberg Materials’ project to develop the cement industry’s first global full scale Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) facility at the company’s Edmonton location. This milestone is fundamental to achieving...
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Holcim is pushing the boundaries of Research and Development to shape a smarter, greener world for all – an effort sustained by over 200 researchers working in the Holcim Innovation center where CarbonZero Global Conference and Exhibition’s second edition will take place in 2023. International leaders from 23 countries will visit the Center in Lyon...
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Alamo Cement Company announced the completion of its new solar power system in San Antonio, Texas, advancing its commitment to reducing carbon emissions and aligning itself with the cement industry’s goal of reaching carbon neutrality. The 45-acre solar panel field (the equivalent of 35 football fields) is estimated to generate up to 15 percent of...
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CEMEX’s update to its Green Financing Framework aligns it with its more ambitious decarbonization goals announced in 2022. Through this update, CEMEX will strengthen financing avenues for innovative technology needed to reach carbon neutrality. CEMEX announced that it has updated its Green Financing Framework to align it with its more ambitious decarbonization goals. The update...
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The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) is calling for start-ups from around the globe to play a leading role in helping the cement and concrete industry in its vital efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions. It is inviting start-ups to apply for the Innovandi Open Challenge, an exciting international partnership program to gain unique access...
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CEMEX announced that the U.S. Department of Energy awarded US$3.2 million to Solar MEAD, a joint project headed by CEMEX, Sandia National Laboratories, and Synhelion, which aims to decarbonize cement production. Solar MEAD aims to replace the use of fossil fuels with concentrated solar thermal (“CST”) energy in clinker production, the key component in cement....
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