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Betolar scoops Finnish innovation award

12 April 2024, Published under Cement News

Betolar has won the Finnish Chemical Society’s Circular Economy Innovation Award in recognition of its chemistry business idea that offers both environmental and economic benefits.  Betolar's method, industrial waste and side streams can be converted into low-carbon building materials for the needs of mining and construction. This geopolymer-based building material can reduce the carbon footprint by using standardised industrial side streams, such as fly ash and blastfurnace slag. Produc...

Betolar and FCP collaborate on cement-free paving

06 December 2023, Published under Cement News

Betolar, a Finnish sustainable materials technology company, and Fujairah Concrete Products (FCP) have launched a number of new products based on the cement-free Geoprime solution developed by Betolar. The two companies have been collaborating since early 2023 to bring new sustainability products to the market that can significantly reduce CO 2 emissions. According to Ville Voipio, chief commercial officer at Betolar, “Cement reduction plays a crucial role in drastically cutting CO 2 emiss...

Betolar to speak on sustainable alternatives to cement at COP28

01 December 2023, Published under Cement News

At  COP28 UAE, Finnish sustainable materials technology company Betolar is tackling one of the largest sustainability issues of our time: how to reduce climate impacts of the construction industry and decarbonise the sector by replacing concrete with sustainable alternatives to one of the world's largest sources of carbon emissions, cement. Betolar is disrupting the concrete sector with scalable, circular alternatives to cement, used in applications such as the world’s lowest-emission hollo...

ALCCC welcomes nine new members

14 September 2023, Published under Cement News

The Alliance for Low-Carbon Cement & Concrete (ALCCC) has welcomed nine new members, taking its total membership to 21. New members include Betolar, 3Béton, Carbon RE, Cemvision, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Greenmade, Materrup, Nomad and Sublime Systems. The ALCCC was launched in May 2023 to accelerate decarbonisation of the cement and concrete industry, targeting net zero by 2040. It aims to unites stakeholders from across the value chain, representing mature material design...