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Buzzi Unicem launched CGreen in Germany and Italy

23 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem has launched the new product line called CGreen, a family of CO 2 efficient cements, on the Italian and German markets.  CGreen marks the natural evolution of Buzzi Unicem's hydraulic binders, continuing in the footsteps of a long tradition of high-quality, high-performance products. The CGreen line was developed by selecting suitable active additions, partially replacing clinker, optimising grinding and mixing conditions and using new generation additives, at the same ...

First Graphene receives UK grant to develop graphene-enhanced cement

21 February 2022, Published under Cement News

First Graphene-led   consortium of partners has been awarded a UK government grant to develop high-performance graphene-enhanced cement.  The GBP190,034 grant was awarded by the UK government’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, to the consortium, which includes construction materials group Breedon Cement Ltd , construction and regeneration group Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure Ltd, and the University of Manchester’s Department of Mechanical, Civil and Aerospace Engineerin...

Hanson UK acquires waste removal company

18 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK ( HeidelbergCement group ) has acquired Manchester-based A1 Services as part of its strategy to conserve the use of natural resources and its commitment to the circular economy. A1 Services specialises in waste removal and recycling of soil, concrete hardcore and general waste from building, construction and civil engineering projects. The acquisition will boost Hanson’s presence in the key Manchester market and broaden its portfolio of recycled products.   “A1 Servi...

BMH Technology Oy wins MSW to RDF project order in Vietnam

17 February 2022, Published under Cement News

BMH Technology Oy will supply a Tyrannosaurus ®  waste-to-fuel plant to TTCL Vietnam Corp Ltd as the main EPC Contractor in Bắc Ninh province, Vietnam. The line will process municipal solid waste (MSW) collected in Bắc Ninh province, separate recyclables and refine the rejects into RDF. The delivery by BMH will be part of a waste-to-energy power plant that is being built for Thang Long Energy Environment JSC. The plant is designed to handle a total of 600tpd of fresh MSW and indu...

Spanish environmental cement projects to receive accelerated start-up advice

16 February 2022, Published under Cement News

The carbon capture plant of LafargeHolcim España 's   Carboneras (Almería) factory and the development of the new facilities for the recovery of non-hazardous waste from Grupo Cementos Portland Valderrivas Alcalá de Guadaíra plant (Seville) are being approved by the Governing Council of the Junta de Andalucía as two of 10 projects that are to receive individualised advice from a project manager on the necessary procedures for the effective start-up and execution.  The 10 project...

Consortium call for government action on cross-border industrial cluster strategy

16 February 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement , Holcim , Kalk Vielseitig Faszinierend Wetroll, Shell, Total, Lhoist and VDZ   are among a collaboration of companies and private stakeholders that have signed an open letter for the national and regional governments of The Netherlands, Belgium, Flanders, Wallonia and North Rhine-Westphalia to accelerate and deepen collaboration on industrial transformation planning.   The cross-border nature of some of these industries calls for cross-border government efforts to de...

Argos transitions to PLC production at three US terminals

15 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Argos is announcing that its Roberta plant in Alabama, USA as well as its Wilmington, Statesville, and Durham terminals in North Carolina will transition their production and distribution to Portland limestone cement (PLC) by the end of the 2Q22. This transition to PLC, a lower CO 2 -intensive cement is part of the group’s overall sustainability strategy to produce this type of cement at all its plants in 2023. Argos PLC Type IL is a high-quality blended cement, engineered to deliver a ...

Argos transitions to PLC production at three US terminals

15 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Argos is announcing that its Roberta plant in Alabama, USA as well as its Wilmington, Statesville, and Durham terminals in North Carolina will transition their production and distribution to Portland limestone cement (PLC) by the end of the 2Q22. This transition to PLC, a lower CO 2 -intensive cement is part of the group’s overall sustainability strategy to produce this type of cement at all its plants in 2023. Argos PLC Type IL is a high-quality blended cement, engineered to deliver a ...

Adbri signs supply contract with OZ Minerals

15 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Adbri Ltd has made an announce an agreement with OZ Minerals Ltd, through their respective subsidiaries, for the supply of cementitious materials to the OZ Minerals Carrapateena mine in South Australia. The contract value is around AUD10m (US$7.12m) over a three-year term, with options to extend to 2027.   In addition to the supply of cement, Adbri will also supply aggregate and sand from the company’s hard rock and sand quarries in South Australia, as well as providing supporting l...

Santa Clara County consider acquiring Santa Clara Quarry

14 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Cement’s (HeidelbergCement group) Santa Clara Quarry could be purchased and shut down by Santa Clara County, under a plan made public last week. Santa Clara County Supervisor, Joe Simitian, announced a proposal to require Santa Clara County officials to issue a report in 90 days spelling out options for purchasing the Lehigh Hanson property, including negotiating with its owners or seizing the land by eminent domain. “It’s an opportunity to conserve the land,” Mr Simitian s...