Cement News tagged under: Environmental

RSS feed

Titan and Orcan Energy form clean energy partnership

27 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Titan Cement Group and Orcan Energy, the leading cleantech company turning waste heat into clean electricity, have announced an innovation partnership. Together, the partners will explore the development and deployment of an innovative modular clean energy solution that will convert waste heat into clean and affordable electricity. This efficient solution has the potential to accelerate project implementations and at the same time reduce costs, Claims Titan. Samir Cairae, CTO of Titan , ...

CalPortland Senior Environmental Affairs Director appointed to California Desert Advisory Council

25 September 2023, Published under Cement News

CalPortland has announced that Desirea Haggard, senior director of environmental affairs, has been appointed to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) California Desert District Advisory Council for a three-year term.   Ms Haggard will represent the energy and mineral development interests. The California Desert District Advisory Council provides advice to the BLM’s California Desert District Manager regarding the management of public land resources within Council’s jurisdiction. Ms Shelly...

GEA participates in successful carbon capture trials at Phoenix Zementwerke

21 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Düsseldorf-based technology group GEA has announced its carbon capture portfolio for the cement sector and other high-emission industries, aimed at making decarbonisation both efficient and cost-effective. The company also said its solutions have shown remarkable results in practical trials conducted at the Phoenix Zementwerke  pilot plant in Beckum , Germany, reducing CO 2 emissions in cement production by 90 per cent. At the facility, which produces 500,000tpa of cement, around 1000t...

Holcim invests in digital construction tech company

20 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Holcim invests in Nanolike, an innovative company bringing new logistics solutions to the building industry. Nanolike’s pioneering technology optimises the way building materials are stored, distributed and delivered, enhancing service quality, delivery efficiency and environmental responsibility. The investment builds on Holcim’s commitment to build better with less through innovative digital technologies, from operations and distribution to building solutions and customer experience.   ...

Heidelberg Materials partners UNTHA in Zuari Cement project

20 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials  has revealed a new single-step alternative fuel production line in India, with the help of UNTHA shredding technology. The system has been installed at the Yerraguntla cement plant in Andhra Pradesh, owned and operated by  Zuari Cement  (Heidelberg Materials Group). This well-known Indian firm has a cement manufacturing capacity of 7.1Mta. Handling both pre-sorted and unsorted municipal solid waste (MSW) collected from throughout the region, it can process 20t of 10...

CEMEX joins UN Forward Faster initiative

19 September 2023, Published under Cement News

CEMEX has reaffirmed its commitment to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a series of collaborative efforts that seek to accelerate progress and inspire others in the private sector. Among these efforts are CEMEX’s participation in the UN’s Forward Faster initiative. Launched in September 2023 during the UN General Assembly week, the Forward Faster initiative aims to bring businesses together to accelerate their contribution to society in five action areas —gender equ...

Lafarge Canada bets on ITCs to boost clean energy investments

19 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Canada  ( Holcim Group) is among the companies counting on   investment tax credits   (ITCs) for its plant in Exshaw, Alberta, Canada, where it has a plan to capture 1Mta of carbon emissions. "Having ITCs in place in Canada... will certainly help the project's business case and in ensuring investment in decarbonisation occurs in Canada," the company's two heads of sustainability said in a joint statement to Reuters. The government first announced some CAD10bn (US$7.4bn) in IT...

Lafarge Greece uses Artevia® for Smart Park landscape

19 September 2023, Published under Cement News

The discount Smart Park in the Spata region of Attica is the first hybrid discount park in Greece with a total surface area of 9.1 acres, of which three have been landscaped into green areas. The industrial aesthetics and the innovative design of the space were highlighted with the architectural Artevia ® Desactive concrete, which covered more than 10,000m 2 . “The Artevia ® architectural / decorative concrete range exceeds the limitations of traditional building materials by combinin...

CRH gains AAA rating for ESG performance

18 September 2023, Published under Cement News

CRH has received an ‘AAA’ rating from MSCI Inc, a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, for its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance. MSCI evaluates how companies manage their ESG risks and opportunities relative to peers, and CRH has been recognised as an industry leader.  According to CRH, it has achieved an ‘AAA’ rating from MSCI every year since 2014, an achievement that remains unmatched in its secto...

Sublime Systems achieves ASTM C1157 performance designation

18 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Sublime Systems™ receives ASTM C1157 performance designation for Its ultra-low carbon cement, clearing the Path to commercialising fossil-fuel-free cement at scale.  This industry standard specifies performance requirements across parameters including strength development, durability, and low shrinkage and cracking, and is being increasingly adopted as the industry moves towards performance-based standards. Obtaining the ASTM C1157 designation enables Sublime Cement™ to be used compliantl...