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Ecocem welcomes new national sales manager UK

29 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Ecocem has appointed Mark Till as national sales manager for the UK. Mr Till, an employee of Ecocem GB for the past three years, brings over 20 years of construction experience to his new role. Prior to joining Ecocem, he worked in the admixture industry and has an in-depth knowledge of the UK concrete and cement markets. Commenting on Mr Till's appointment, Micheál McKittrick, managing director of Ecocem Northern Europe, said, "Mark has been instrumental in our success in the UK market o...

Ecocem questions UK Government's CO2 regulations for new homes and buildings

14 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Ecocem has questioned whether the new UK Government regulations (15 June 2022) for new homes and buildings in England to produce significantly less CO 2 go far enough? Ecocem advises that embodied carbon, meaning the CO 2 emissions released over the whole lifecycle of a building, should be adopted alongside carbon emissions for building materials. According to the World Green Building Council, buildings are responsible for 39 per cent of global carbon related emissions, with a significa...

Ecocem: supporting Europe’s Green deal

14 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Since its foundation in 2003 Ecocem has been a driving force in establishing the use of low-carbon cement using slag as a key raw material. ICR spoke with its Managing Director, Conor O’Riain, about the company’s developments and its expectations going forward. Conor O’Riain, managing director of Ecocem, speaks with ICR about the company’s achievements to date and challenges ahead ICR: How has Ecocem evolved since its founding and where are its cement plants located today? ...

Ecocem joins Bill Gates in “Solving for Zero” documentary

10 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Europe’s leading provider of low-carbon solutions for the cement and construction industries, Ecocem, is joining leading scientists and innovators in Bill Gates’ new documentary series, “Solving for Zero”. The pilot documentary and 10-part series on streaming service Wondrium, based on Bill Gates’ best-selling book, “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster” will feature Ecocem, amongst a range of scientists, start-ups, and solutions at the environmental forefront of reaching net zero. The documen...

Ecocem appoints Olivier Guise as executive director of strategy, technology and new business

26 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Ecocem has announced the appointment of Olivier Guise as executive director of strategy, technology and new business. In this newly-create role, Mr Guise will develop and operate the company’s “ambition strategy” and accelerate progress in bringing its breakthrough low-carbon technology to the global cement and concrete market. He brings over 17 years of experience in the construction materials industry, having been general manager of cement and executive committee member at LafargeHolc...

Ecocem and Taylor Woodrow pour first ultra-low carbon concrete in the UK

11 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Ecocem and Taylor Woodrow have conducted their first pour of Exegy® ultra-low carbon concrete in the UK. Developed over four years by Ecocem and VINCI Construction, Ecocem Ultra forms part of VINCI Construction’s Exegy ® ultra-low carbon concrete range, and is already being used on a pilot site of the Grand Paris Express and in the construction of the Athletes’ Village in Paris for summer 2024. Significantly reducing the CO 2 footprint of any project on which it is used, E...

Ecocem wins Olympic Athletes' village and Grand Paris Express orders

10 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Ecocem is set to provide its new ultra-low carbon cement for two major Paris projects, the Athletes’ Village for summer 2024 and the Grand Paris Express.  Ecocem Ultra is an alternative to traditional cement and will significantly reduce the CO 2 footprint of both projects, claims Ecocem. For summer 2024, organisers are aiming to halve the emissions arising in relation to the Olympic Games. Ecocem Ultra is to be used in the construction of the Athletes’ Village, which will be transforme...

Ecocem opens low-carbon technology centre

19 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Ecocem has opened a low-carbon R&D centre in Paris, France, to accelerate the development of low-carbon solutions that will support cement and construction industries to decarbonise more quickly. In its new Centre of Excellence, Ecocem will run industrial-scale trials in collaboration with trusted industry partners and universities, including Paris-Saclay University and The University of Toulouse. These will focus on testing and improving its new ultra-low carbon solutions which reduce th...

Ecocem appoints Benelux MD and technical director

28 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Ecocem is appointing Paul Roos as Ecocem Benelux Managing Director and Joris Schoon as Technical Developer.   Prior to this appointment, Paul was the EMEA Commercial Director at Huntsman Corp. At Ecocem, Paul will be responsible for managing Ecocem Benelux, focussing on the roll out of innovation solutions across this region.   Joris Schoon joins as Low Carbon Cements and Concrete Technical Developer. Joris has a PhD in civil engineering, specialising in concrete and environment, an...

Lehigh Cement launches new EcoCemPlC™ bag

22 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson (HeidelbergCement group) has released a new bag design for Lehigh Cement’s EcoCemPLC ™ , marketed as the greener alternative to ordinary Portland cement.   The redesign comes as part of Lehigh Hanson's ongoing commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and offering more sustainable options for its cement products, which are typically used in mortars, grout, precast and ready-mixed concrete, paving applications, soil stabilisation and concrete blocks and pavers.  "Th...