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Carbon capture project to operate at LafargeHolcim's Florence plant

07 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Svante Inc, LafargeHolcim, Oxy Low Carbon Ventures (OLCV – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Occidental) and Total have formed a joint study to assess the viability and design of a commercial-scale carbon-capture facility at the Holcim Portland Cement plant in Florence, Colorado, USA.   The study will evaluate the cost of the facility designed to capture up to 725,000tpa of CO 2 directly from the LafargeHolcim cement plant, which would be sequestered underground permanently by Occidental.   “OLC...

HeidelbergCement

26 September 2019, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement and Norwegian energy group Equinor have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the capture and storage (CCS) of CO 2 . Since 2011 HeidelbergCement’s subsidiary Norcem has been running a project dedicated to CO 2 storage at its Brevik cement plant in Norway. The project, initiated by the Norwegian government, will see captured CO 2 transported to empty oil and gas fields beneath the North Sea where it will be stored permanently. The MoU includes looking at the pos...

Anhui Conch

26 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Despite the project proving to be a loss maker, Anhui Conch is fully committed to its carbon capture investment at the Baimashan plant in eastern China. The US$10m carbon capture and storage (CCS) project was installed last year after taking 12 months to construct. Trial production began in October 2018 with the aim of separating and purifying 50,000t of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) each year, which Anhui Conch would then sell to industrial consumers. As a pilot project the technology is curren...

Spain's cement industry in drive to reduce CO2 emissions 80% by 2050

18 October 2017, Published under Cement News

According to a new report by Oficemen, the Spanish cement industry is undertaking steps to reduce its CO2 emissions by 80 per cent by 2050 when compared with 1990 as base year. In its “Roadmap of the Spanish cement industry for the reduction of carbon emissions by 2050”. Conventional means such as increased energy efficiency and co-processing will enable the sector to reduce its CO2 footprint by 35 per cent compared to the base year. The roadmap foresees improvements in thermal efficiency ...