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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...

Ecocem appointment Pat Cox as chair

14 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Ecocem has announced the appointment of Pat Cox, former president and member of the European parliament (MEP) and former member of the Irish parliament, as chair of Ecocem Group.   Pat is chair of the Finance Green Ireland Committee and is presiding over the inaugural Dublin Climate Dialogues this year. He is also Chair of the Gore Street Energy Storage Fund – the first-ever listed fund for grid scale battery storage by the London Stock Exchange. Pat's roles as a board member of Superno...

Ecocem Materials announces EUR22.5m equity investment

07 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Ireland’s Ecocem Materials has announced an EUR22.5m equity investment by Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) and Breakthrough Energy Ventures Europe. BEV will also nominate a director to the company’s board. The investment will enable Ecocem to bring new ultra-low-carbon cements to the market over the coming years, which will draw on its deep knowledge of slag-based cements and incorporate new materials and technologies developed by the company, according to a press release. "Everyone at E...

Ecocem Group appoints new MD for Ireland

09 March 2020, Published under Cement News

The Ecocem Group  have made a strategic internal appointment of Susan McGarry as managing director of Ecocem Ireland. A chartered engineer Susan has worked for Ecocem for close to nine years in a variety of roles, the most recent of which was European sustainability manager. "Working across the Ecocem Group for 9 years has giving me the confidence and the ability to take on this challenge. The Ecocem Group is at a crucial point in its development and I intend to make sure Ireland plays a ce...

Ecocem forced to drop Vallejo mill project

28 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Ecocem of Ireland has dropped plans for a grinding mill Vallejo, San Francisco Bay, California, USA, after project partner Vallejo Marine Terminal (VMT) withdrew from the proposed plant. VMT's lawyer, Krista Kim, told the city council that her client no longer supported the project, which has endured a six-year planning application battle. VMT owned the land on which the proposed EUR45m plant would have been constructed for Ecocem subsidiary Orcem Americas. Vallejo's council was scheduled ...