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BluPine Energy to supply Dalmia Cement (Bharat)

17 June 2024, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd has signed an agreement with BluPine Energy for the supply of green energy through a solar power project in Karnataka, India. The agreement involves a 46.87MWp solar power plant under a captive structure, which is expected to generate approximately 93.75MUs of electricity each year, reducing carbon emissions by more than 85,000tpa.  “The solar plant in Karnataka will not only produce clean energy but also foster local economic growth and support environmental ...

CEMEX projects recognised by Wildlife Habitat Council

12 June 2024, Published under Cement News

The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) has awarded four CEMEX projects across the US and Mexico for excellence in corporate conservation in the categories of Awareness and Community Engagement, Desert, Formal Learning and Training. The recognitions were unveiled during the WHC Conservation Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. The projects recognised at the awards were: Student environmental education at the “Caliza y Arcilla” site in Tamuín, Mexico. Desert habitat restoration at Cerr...

UltraTech conserves record water amount in FY23-24

10 June 2024, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd, India’s largest cement and ready-mix concrete company, conserved 105Mm 3 of water in FY23-24, making it five times water positive in line with its stated ambition. UltraTech’s water management efforts encompass areas within the unit premises as well as beyond the fence, ie within the communities the company operates in. The 105Mm 3 of water conserved includes the water it has reused, recycled, harvested and recharged both within its unit premises and through communit...

Holcim Philippines to recycle 10Mt of demolition waste in 2025

07 June 2024, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines has announced that it aims to recycle 10Mt of demolition waste in 2025. According to the company, the move will make Holcim Philippines one of the leading recyclers in the country, boosting the cement producer’s volumes from the almost 8.4Mt reported in 2023.  Holcim has also called on stakeholders to focus on circularity, encouraging them to partner with other companies in a push for innovative and sustainable building solutions, reports the Philippines News Agency....

Slite plant applies to rebuild harbour and enable CO2 transport

06 June 2024, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials is applying to the Swedish Land and Environment Court for an environmental permit to build one of Europe's largest carbon capture and storage (CCS) facilities for capturing CO 2 at the cement factory in Slite. The application also includes permission to rebuild Slite harbour to enable the transport of captured CO 2 . Using bio-based fuels and CO 2 capture, the factory is retooled to produce cement with zero net emissions with the potential to create a significant carbo...

Molins launches Susterra range of products

06 June 2024, Published under Cement News

Molins introduces Susterra, a new range that groups together the company's products with sustainable attributes. This new product range will help Molins to achieve its goals and enable its entire value chain to meet their sustainability objectives.  Susterra groups the company's solutions that promote the circular economy by offering a second life to materials, using alternative fuels, and incorporating recycled materials in their manufacturing. It focusses on reducing CO 2 emissions b...

Indocement starts work on 15MW solar power plant

04 June 2024, Published under Cement News

Indocement officially commenced the operation of the ground-mounted solar power plant at its Tarjun factory in Indonesia on 22 May 2024. The inauguration was attended by Chairman of the Managing Board of Heidelberg Material, Dr Dominik Von Achten, Member of the Managing Board of Heidelberg Materials , Roberto Callieri, President Director of Indocement, Christian Kartawijaya, Director of Indocement, Hasan Imer,   Hølger Morch, Antonius Marcos and General Manager of Tarjun Factory, Agus ...

Sublime Systems supplies One Boston Wharf

04 June 2024, Published under Cement News

US-based Sublime Systems has supplied its low-carbon Sublime Cement to One Boston Wharf, a new net-zero carbon office building in Boston, USA. Being built by WS Development, One Boston Wharf is a 707,000ft 2 , 17-story building with retail outlets and restaurants on the ground floor and a 700-seater performing arts centre on the second and third floors. The building also houses 630,000ft 2 of office space.  “Buildings are monuments to the values of the people who build them, and the One ...

Factory in the forest

04 June 2024, Published under Cement News

At its 5Mta Hualien plant in Taiwan, Asia Cement showcases its new circular economy solutions as well as its biodiversity restoration programme. The company’s drive for sustainable operations ranges from finding safe ways to dispose of waste wind turbine blades and refrigerants to quarry restoration and the creation of its own ecological park. By Chih-Hsien, Yu-Chung Tseng and Ting-Yun Lai, Asia Cement, Taiwan Asia Cement has actively invested in kiln technology to dispose of refrig...

Holcim El-Djazaïr and SLB collaborate on decarbonisation

03 June 2024, Published under Cement News

Holcim El-Djazaïr and global technology company SLB are proud to announce the signing of an agreement for a collaboration framework to explore carbon capture and storage (CCS) opportunities in Algeria. The ceremony was attended by Martin Kriegner, a member of Holcim's executive committee in charge of Asia, Middle East, and Africa (MEA), and Redha Kelkouli, general manager of SLB North Africa. This strategic agreement aims to explore innovative solutions to reduce CO 2  emissions, thereb...