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IPIAC to build LC3 plant in Oman

12 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Kaolin Group International, together with its local partners in Oman, Middle East Calcined Clay (Me-CC), has awarded IPIAC the contract to manufacture and supply the first LC2/LC3 cementplant in Oman. IPIAC is introducing this innovative technology in Oman, which will be the first country in the Middle East region to use calcined clays to reduce its clinker factor (to mitigate CO 2 emissions up to 40 per cent) in its cement and concrete production. This project will also be the first one ...

Nova Cimangola prepares to launch LC3 production

05 December 2023, Published under Cement News

Nova Cimangola is close to opening its first LC3 project for low carbon cement production in Luanda, Angola. According to the company, Ecosolutions   carried out the studies and IPIAC guaranteed the technology. The project meets the intentions of the Government of Angola and aims to produce environmentally friendly cement or green cement, which incorporates a greater quantity of calcined clay, requires a smaller energy and water consumption, and contributes to the longer conservation of...

JK Lakshmi Cement prepares for calcined clay cement production

15 November 2023, Published under Cement News

JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd  is poised to become the first cement company in India and across Asia to start commercial production of Portland calcined clay limestone Cement (IS 18189:2023) or LC3. This is a milestone achievement since most of the cement will be supplied to Noida International Airport (NIA). This will reduce the carbon footprint of the airport project which is in collaboration with Zurich Airport International AG with their EPC as TATA Projects Ltd. This initiative aims to combine...

TARA and Swiss government sign LC3 agreement in Nepal

21 August 2023, Published under Cement News

Technology and Action for Rural Advancement (TARA) signed an agreement on 17 August 2023 with the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs acting through the Embassy of Switzerland in Nepal for Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3) feasibility studies in Nepal. TARA was represented by Dr Soumen Maity, chief technology officer and Dr Debojyoti Basuroy, senior manager and business lead. The Embassy of Switzerland in Nepal was led by Matthias Meier, head of cooperation and Antonia Elena Fluck...

Architects claim first commercial use of LC3 in the UK

16 June 2023, Published under Cement News

UK architects Cairn’s latest construction project in the UK is laying calcined clay (LC3) in what is believed to be the first time it has been commercially used in the country. The undisclosed project used Cementir ’s Futurecem® product instead of ordinary Portland cement. Currently, there are no specific regulations or standards for limestone calcined clay cement in the UK. However, LC3 can be used in construction projects in the UK if it meets the relevant British and European st...

JK Lakshmi partners with TARA for carbon neutrality

03 May 2022, Published under Cement News

JK Lakshmi Cement i s to tie up with the Society for Technology and Action for Rural Advancement (TARA), India, with the signing of a long-term memorandum of understanding (MoU) to introduce the process of decarbonisation in cement production, according to a statement issued by the JK Group. United News Of India  reported that the collaboration is aimed at the cement producer's target of carbon neutrality by 2047 through the production of Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3) and other te...

New Cuban facility begins production of green cement

22 October 2020, Published under Cement News

After several months of tests, a new plant installed at the Marta Abreu University in Las Villas, Cuba, has begun the production of low-carbon cement (LC3). The main components of the cement are clinker, calcined clay, limestone and gypsum. At present, the plant produces around 4tpd of LC3, but production is expected to double once the new facility is fully operational.