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Heidelberg Materials at White House decarbonisation roundtable

08 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials was invited by the White House to join a wide range of industrial sector executives and labour leaders for a productive roundtable conversation to discuss innovation and ways to accelerate industrial decarbonisation on 3 March. The meeting centred around ways that the US administration can support both private and public investments in reducing carbon emissions while also spurring a collaborative approach across sectors to build on the work that has begun with the ...

Vassiliko Cement to build new alternative fuel storage site

08 March 2023, Published under Cement News

The Environment Service has given the go ahead for a designated new   alternative fuels storage site a year after a fire destroyed Vassiliko Cement plant’s original storage yard. The new site will be in Larnaca district’s Tochni, about halfway between the cities of Larnaca and Limassol, with the designated fenced site situated within an industrial zone, Philenews reports. The block is located within the island’s Vasiliko Energy Centre. However, Tochni Community Council has re...

Carbon Upcycling and A3&Co® sign strategic partnership

06 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Carbon Upcycling has signed a strategic partnership with A 3 &Co ® to support Carbon Upcycling’s engineering and project delivery. The partnership sets the foundation for Carbon Upcycling and A 3 &Co ® to pave the future of low-carbon concrete and the development of a circular economy.  The partnership comes at a critical moment as Carbon Upcycling expands its operations in Canada and into the USA and European markets. Over the next two years, Carbon Upcycling will ...

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd takes delivery of first LNG trucks

06 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd (DCBL), subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Ltd (DBL), has deployed its first fleet of LNG trucks. DCBL has tied up with GreenLine Logistics (Green Planet Logistics Pvt Ltd), India’s first and only LNG-fuelled heavy trucking logistics company, for this significant initiative towards building a ‘green’ supply chain with an initial order of 35 trucks.   The first batch of trucks have been deployed from DCBL’s Chandrapur plant in Maharashtra. The next deployment of 2...

Alamo Cement completes Texas solar power system

03 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Alamo Cement has announced completion of its new solar power system in San Antonio, Texas, advancing the company’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions and align itself with the cement industry’s goal of reaching carbon neutrality. The company has made a significant investment in this renewable power project, which has the capacity to generate up to 17,800MWh per year. The 45-acre solar panel field is estimated to generate up to 15 per cent of the plant’s yearly power consumption while...

Construction of Catch4climate's Mergelstetten CCUS project begins

03 March 2023, Published under Cement News

The Catch4climate project , which involves various international producers together with Buzzi Unicem has begun. Work started in February 2023 on the construction of a research and development plant for the capture of CO 2 in Mergelstetten , Germany, at the Schwenk Zement cement plant. The plant, of which construction and operation will involve over EUR120m, will use the pure-oxyfuel process for the capture of CO 2 for the first time. For this purpose, a special production line...

Rohrdorfer starts CO2 capture plant

02 March 2023, Published under Cement News

ANDRITZ partner Rohrdorfer has started up Germany's first amine-based CO 2  capture plant for cement plants at its main site in Upper Bavaria. This technology developed by ANDRITZ will prospectively make a considerable contribution to CO 2  reduction and thus to a sustainable circular economy. The special separation process recovers CO 2  as a basic material for a large number of valuable intermediate products for further use in hygiene and pharmaceutical products as well as in the beverag...

CEMEX extends VeryNile plastic waste initiative

01 March 2023, Published under Cement News

The CEMEX and VeryNile initiative have expanded the scope of the partnership to reach the CEMEX Egypt's hometown of Assiut. This comes after the success achieved by their partnership in cleaning the Nile River from plastic waste in Cairo and Giza governorates. The expansion process included contracting a group from the local fishing community from Assiut who collected four loaded trucks of plastic waste from the Nile during their first month. Following the waste hierarchy, CEMEX will us...

FLSmidth achieves waste heat bypass record at Cement Panam

01 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement Panam ’s greenfield cement plant in the Dominican Republic set a new record for FLSmidth for the 300m distance covered for a waste heat bypass system from the clinker cooler to the finish mill.  FLSmidth used modelling to engineer a suitable system for such a long waste heat recovery system. “We had to main concerns: heat loss and velocity,” explains Srdan Nisic, FLSmidth’s sales manager - Projects & Retrofits.  “We used CFD modelling and other simulation tools to work out the ...

SBTi validates Heidelberg Materials' 2030 CO2 reduction targets

28 February 2023, Published under Cement News

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has validated Heidelberg Materials’ 2030 carbon reduction targets under its new 1.5°C framework.   Heidelberg Materials commits to reduce gross scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 26.7 per cent per tonne of cementitious material by 2030 from the base year 2020. Within this target, Heidelberg Materials commits to reduce gross scope 1 GHG emissions by 24 per cent per tonne of cementitious material and scope 2 GHG emissions by 65 per cent per tonne o...