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FLSmidth signs partnership with FCT ACTech

21 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement plants have a new solution for online analysis of raw materials thanks to a recent partnership signed between FLSmidth and FCT ACTech. Under the agreement, FLSmidth will incorporate FCT ACTech’s advanced XRF and XRD analysers in its new QCX® CUBE solutions.  Quality control in the cement production process is a critical issue and one of growing complexity due to the increasing use of alternative fuels and new supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs). These introduce variabilit...

FLSmidth and Mannok partner on SCM project

15 August 2023, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth and Ireland-based cement producer Mannok are partnering on a new decarbonisation research project to maximise supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) in cement composition, using digitalisation and advanced predictive modelling. SCMs are expected to play a key role in the cement industry’s pathway to net-zero. Covering a range of materials, from natural pozzolans to calcined clay and industrial byproducts, SCMs have a lower-carbon footprint than traditional Portland clinker...

Heidelberg Materials acquires The SEFA Group Inc

27 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials has agreed to acquire The SEFA Group, Inc, the largest recycler of harvested fly ash for use in concrete products in the USA. Based in Lexington, South Carolina, The SEFA Group currently supplies fly ash to over 800 concrete plants across 13 states. According to Heidelberg Materials, the reuse of fly ash from energy generation in alternative products such as composite cements strengthens circularity within its value chain with the addition of fly ash as secondary...

Innovative SCMs for the US

25 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Eco Material Technologies is the leading national supplier of fly ash and supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) in the USA with the largest footprint and supply base in the market. CEO Grant Quasha speaks to ICR about the growth and development of the company, including its near-zero products and green suite of technologies dedicated to supplying the US cementitious market and decarbonising the building materials industry. Grant Quasha, CEO of Eco Material Technologies, USA (...