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Carbfix has achieved a major milestone by injecting CO2 dissolved in seawater into Iceland’s basaltic subsurface at Helguvík in Reykjanesbær, Iceland. This represents an important step in the advancement of carbon capture and storage technology, as it is the world’s first field test of achieving permanent carbon dioxide storage through mineralization using seawater. The project,...
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Holcim to drive profitable growth in Europe, reaching CHF 10+ billion Net Sales and CHF 1.6+ billion EBIT by 2026 with increasing EBIT margins Industry-leading decarbonization to drive above 60% reduction of CO₂ per Net Sales in Europe from 2020 to 2030  Largest number of EU-funded carbon capture, utilization and storage projects with high return...
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Heidelberg Materials pioneers new process technologies in France to drive circularity and decarbonisation As a first in France, the project CIRCO₂BETON® selectively separates demolished concrete into sand, aggregates, and recycled concrete paste (RCP) RCP, carbonated with CO₂ from clinker production, will replace clinker in new low-carbon cements The project has the potential to reduce the...
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The European Union has awarded Cemex and WtEnergy a €4.4 million grant for the implementation of a novel waste-to-fuel technology utilizing synthetic gas at its Alicante cement plant in Spain. The project has been cataloged as “the first of its kind” for the cement industry by the European Union. “Innovation is crucial in our efforts...
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Heidelberg Materials celebrates the opening of its new cement plant in Mitchell, Indiana, the second-largest single cement production facility in North America. The state-of-the-art plant will substantially increase local production levels while significantly reducing CO₂ emissions and energy consumption for Heidelberg Materials North America. The project, realised on time and on budget despite disruptions from...
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Concrete Europe welcomes the Commission proposal for a regulation establishing the EU-wide voluntary framework that would certify high-quality carbon removals (CRCF). It will provide the necessary rules to asses which carbon removals will be eligible for certification. Concrete is a versatile product which allows promoters, architects, engineers and builders to build for public and private...
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Heidelberg Materials has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire The SEFA Group, Inc., the largest recycler of harvested fly ash for use in concrete products in the USA The transaction underlines Heidelberg Materials’ industry-leading CO₂ reduction focus providing an immediate step-change to the company’s CO₂ intensity in North America At the same time,...
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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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Holcim has acquired INDAR, a leading hardware wholesaler in Mexico with 2022 net sales of USD 71 million. With this acquisition, Holcim adds more than 10,600 additional hardware products to its range of solutions across its Disensa retail network. INDAR supplies hardware of over 80 leading brands, from roofing, needs to tools and adhesives all...
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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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