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Japan shut down its power plants in the wake of the nuclear accident and switched to coal and natural gas. The need to move to renewable energy has, of course, been more pressing over the past ten years, and he has started to explore for safe ways to use nuclear energy, which is seen as...
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Italcementi looks to the future of building materials by choosing to move its executive offices from the Red Kilometer of Bergamo to the Milan metropolitan area and preparing to embrace the new global brand “Heidelberg Materials“.  Roberto Callieri, CEO of Italcement: “In an increasingly global world, an ambitious company must have the foresight to make important choices for its...
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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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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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A French leader in mobile self-leveling screeds Complementary fit with broader Holcim footprint across France Holcim announces the acquisition of Chrono Chape, one of France’s leading independent providers of on-site self-leveling screeds. These fluid applications are used to create a smooth, even foundation upon which builders can lay the floor’s finish, such as carpet or...
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Holcim has signed an agreement to sell its business in Russia to the local management team. With its new owners, the business will operate independently under a different brand. Closing of the transaction will be subject to regulatory approvals. This divestment completes Holcim’s market exit from Russia in line with the company’s values to operate...
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Tata Steel, India ordered a SpectraFlow Crossbelt Analyzer for quality monitoring of its base mix in the sinter plant. SpectraFlow is already installed in the cement, iron ore, gold, platinum, copper, potash, bauxite, and recycling industries while expanding the applications continuously within the individual industries and into new fields. This will be the first Crossbelt...
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Over 13 million tons of carbon dioxide reach the atmosphere every year due to cement production in Romania, a country that produces around 15 million tons of cement annually, the aggregate figure at the level of the biggest players in the Romanian market. For every kilogram of cement produced, 0.9 kilograms of carbon dioxide are...
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