Throwing AI into the cement decarbonisation mix

Published 11 April 2023

While reducing the carbon footprint of the cement industry is a global challenge, there are technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), available today that are enabling cement producers to transition to net zero.  By Carbon Re, UK.

Figure 1: artificial intelligence can help cement plants to reduce their carbon footprint and fuel costs

There is no silver bullet to reduce carbon emissions in the cement industry. Achieving this by 2030 will require a collective effort from all stakeholders adopting multiple technologies. However, progress can be made on this front while maintaining product quality, particularly if the sector takes advantage of the newest breakthrough technologies available. Tools based on artificial intelligence (AI) are already helping global industries move forward on their sustainability goals and business objectives by improving on existing processes, making a sustainable return on investment that is good for both the environment and the economy.

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