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The North American concrete industry today faces the critical challenge of lowering its carbon footprint. Globally, the sector is responsible for 8% of anthropogenic carbon emissions—almost wholly the result of the manufacture of the Portland cement that is commonly used to bind together the constituent materials in concrete. Manufacturers of Supplementary Cementitious Materials (“SCMs”), which...
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The Nobel Center Project has opted to use evoZero®, the world’s first carbon captured net-zero concrete from Heidelberg Materials, for the new Nobel Center in Stockholm As a globally unique product, evoZero’s net-zero footprint is based on the application of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology at Heidelberg Materials’ cement plant in Brevik, Norway. The...
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Buzzi Unicem USA and Lehigh University awarded grant from US DoE to develop a decarbonization project, involving the use of calcined clays in cement Lehigh University and Buzzi Unicem USA announced today that they have been awarded a $2 million grant from the US Department of Energy Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization Office (IEDO) to develop...
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Full capital market separation and US listing of its North American business Transaction intended to be executed as a spin-off, benefitting all shareholders Creating the leading pure-play North American building solutions company US listing of North American business expected to complete in H1 2025 Holcim post US listing of North America to further strengthen its...
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Holcim’s Board of Directors appoints Miljan Gutovic as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Holcim, effective 1 May 2024. He will succeed the current CEO Jan Jenisch, who will focus on his role as chairman and will stand for re-election at the AGM in May. Also, the Board has tasked Jan Jenisch to lead the planned...
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Cemex is supplying high-resistance and Vertua lower-carbon concretes for the construction of Bogota’s First Metro Line, a project that seeks to improve the lives of over a million daily commuters in the largest Colombian city through more efficient and sustainable transportation. Bogota’s First Metro Line, which will begin commercial operation in March 2028, is expected...
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Siam City Cement (Lanka) also known as INSEE Cement ordered one SpectraFlow Airslide Analyzer plus a Raw Mix Proportioning Software for the biggest cement manufacturing line in Sri Lanka to optimize the raw mill operation. The ever increasing demand in cost savings and at the same time improving product quality led Siam City Cement (Lanka)...
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Joel Maia will speak at the CarbonZero Alternative Fuels and Raw Materials Conference on the topic of “Decarbonizing the cement industry: calcined clays and alternative fuels”. The event will be held on October 26-27 in Lyon, France and it will include an exclusive visit to Holcim innovation Hub.“I am delighted to be part of the upcoming...
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With decades of experience in equipment and plant design, whatever the requirements for your new plants or modernization projects, the team at Fives FCB will provide you with customized solutions to fulfill your expectations. During its participation in CarbonZero 2023 conference, Fives FCB will present “Fives’ smart alternative to raw materials & fuels for CO2 reduction”, by Jean-Michel Charmet, Pyroprocess...
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​ In the Research and Development Center of Cementos Progreso – Guatemala, work has been underway since 2018 on the first cement added with calcined clays from the region, on an industrial scale, comparing its performance with cements added with natural pozzolans and ordinary Portland type (OPC). In 2019, the first industrial clay calcination test...
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