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LafargeHolcim's Mannersdorf plant set for carbon capture project

29 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Austria’s energy and petrochemicals company OMV and polymers firm Borealis have signed a memorandum of understanding with Verbund and LafargeHolcim to jointly develop the “Carbon2ProductAustria” (C2PAT) project, which aims to capture almost 100 per cent of the 700,000tpa of CO 2 emitted from LafargeHolcim’s cement plant in Mannersdorf. The CO 2 is expected to be transformed to renewable-based hydrocarbons, which in turn can be used to produce fuel or a feedstock to manufacture value-add...

HeidelbergCement’s Nordic light

11 May 2020, Published under Cement News

The countries of Denmark, Norway and Sweden are part of HeidelbergCement Group’s Northern and Eastern Europe-Central Asia division. In an exclusive interview, ICR speaks with Giv K Brantenberg, general manager of HeidelbergCement Northern Europe, to find out about the company’s engagement with these three Nordic markets. ICR speaks with Giv K Brantenberg, general manager of HeidelbergCement Northern Europe ICR: How are the construction markets in Denmark, Norway and Sweden perf...

Nordic cement’s green shoots

04 May 2020, Published under Cement News

The Nordic cement industry is a relatively small player in Europe. Still, its plants are some of the most advanced in the world and are pioneering projects for alternative fuels and carbon capture and storage. The region entered 2020 with expectations of improved sales, driven by infrastructure projects and hopes of a housing recovery. However, the coronavirus pandemic is expected to inhibit this growth. Owned by CRH, Finnsementti’s 1.1Mta cement plant at Parainen saw the domestic mar...

Aker Solutions' carbon capture technology approved by DNV GL

30 April 2020, Published under Cement News

DNV GL, the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry, has approved as qualified, technology for a full-scale demonstration project in Norway to remove carbon emissions at the Brevik cement plant. Gassnova, the Norwegian state’s agency for implementation of carbon capture and storage projects, initiated the project that will apply carbon capture technology developed by Aker Solutions at HeidelbergCement's Norcem cement plant in Brevik. Aker Solutions' post-combustion technology is int...

Conch: window on 2025

16 March 2020, Published under Cement News

The dramatic expansion of the Chinese cement market over the past three decades has been nothing short of an economic miracle. ICR speaks with Dengbang Gao, chairman of the Conch Group (China) and president of the China Cement Association, about the growth of the domestic sector and the achievements of Conch Group in China and abroad. Dengbang Gao, chairman of Conch Group (China) and president of the China Cement Association ICR: Cement consumption in China has grown at an asto...

Dalmia to build 0.5Mta carbon capture facility

20 September 2019, Published under Cement News

As part of its drive to become a carbon-negative by 2040, Dalmia Cement announced plans to build a 0.5Mta carbon capture facility at its cement plant in Tamil Nadu in 2-3 years. “The company is committed to become ‘carbon-negative by 2040’, and capturing process emissions from cement manufacturing will be critical towards reaching the target of net zero by 2040,” said Mahendra Singhi, MD and CEO, Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd. The approach is to set up scalable large demonstration projects o...

HeidelbergCement signs agreement with Equinor for CCS project

06 September 2019, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement and Norway’s Group Equinor have signed a memorandum of understanding regarding the capture and storage of CO 2 (CCS). The Norwegian government’s "Northern Lights" CCS plan has begun in three different industrial sectors and will see captured CO 2 emissions begin to be transported to empty oil and gas fields beneath the North Sea in 2023 for permanent storage. The project includes HeidelbergCement’s Brevik plant which was selected by the government for an industrial-scale ...

SINTEF to work with C-Capture on carbon capture research

05 September 2019, Published under Cement News

C-Capture and SINTEF are set to team up in a new effort to find solutions to carbon capture. C-Capture wants to further develop its technology which uses new proprietary solvents to remove carbon dioxide from industrial processes, such as cement manufacture. C-Capture will use the Tiller lab at SINTEF’s institute in Trondheim, Norway, over the next six months to make the removal of carbon dioxide significantly more economic from a range of large-scale processes, such as power generatio...

HeidelbergCement: strong builder of carbon neutrality

15 July 2019, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement recently announced its intent to become a carbon-neutral cement producer by 2050. To achieve this ambitious objective, the company has not only developed its Vision 2050 programme but has also formulated a strategy and operational portfolio to match its aspirations. By Jan Theulen, HeidelbergCement, Germany. Figure 1: HeidelbergCement’s Vision 2050 is key to the company’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 Society at global, regional and national levels...

Solar to the rescue

02 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Dr Clark looks at how concentrated solar energy could help the cement industry move closer to carbon neutrality. Furthermore, the latest solar technology could make other carbon-reduction strategies more viable. Concentrated solar energy could make carbon capture and storage more economically viable All readers will be well aware of the CO 2 emissions challenge currently facing the cement industry. The share of man-made CO 2 emissions created by the cement industry is often qu...