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FICEM reaffirms commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050

16 May 2022, Published under Cement News

FICEM has joined forces with the UN-backed Race to Zero initiative, the American Concrete Institute (ACI), ASTM International and the International Finance Corp (IFC) to achieve cement and concrete carbon neutrality by 2050 in Latin America, including the Caribbean. Hosted by the University of Miami, the Latin American cement association gathered key industry figures on 5 May 2022 to promote low-carbon neutrality targets, low-carbon cement standards, ensure the most efficient use of cement...

Cemex extends Executive Variable Compensation programme

11 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Cemex has announced that it is expanding its Executive Variable Compensation programme, further reinforcing its commitment to carbon neutrality. The Executive Variable Compensation programme, which includes progress on carbon reduction goals as a variable, will now cover more than 4500 executives in key positions around the world. Starting in 2022, the CO 2  emissions component will have an impact that will range from -10 per cent to +10 per cent in the total cash payout of the Annual Exec...

Virtual IEEE-IAS/PCA event

13 July 2021, Published under Cement News

The 63rd IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference was held on 24-28 May 2021 as a virtual event, consisting of training workshops, technical conference, international exhibition and three plant tours. ICR, a media sponsor for the event, took part in the virtual conference and followed the presentations remotely to deliver this report. CIC Chair, Chris Macey, opens the virtual IEEE-IAS/PCA event, held on 24-28 May 2021 Chris Macey, CIC chair, opened the main conference s...

Swiss cement industry targets carbon neutrality by 2050

28 April 2021, Published under Cement News

The Swiss cement industry aims to become climate neutral by 2050. To achieve this, the Swiss cement association, Cemsuisse, has published its “Roadmap 2050: Klimaneutraler Zement as Ziel” [Climate-neutral cement as a goal] report. A key pathway would be the availability of carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) systems. While Cemsuisse members were already involved “in various projects in different stages of development”, the industry association said that “However, none of our memb...

LEILAC 2 & HeidelbergCement’s pathway to carbon neutrality

07 September 2020, Published under Cement News

To support its goal to supply carbon-neutral concrete by 2050, HeidelbergCement is developing several initiatives, including the second phase of its LEILAC project. By HeidelbergCement, Germany. LEILAC-1 at HeidelbergCement’s Lixhe plant in Belgium HeidelbergCement is committed to providing carbon-neutral concrete to all its customers by 2050. Considering the impacts of COVID-19, the company has, together with many other DAX companies, urged the German government to ‘maintain cl...

Taiwan Cement to provide carbon footprint labels on cement in 4Q20

07 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Taiwan Cement Corp (TCC) has taken a leap forward in its efforts to reduce its carbon emissions by providing the first carbon footprint label for cement in Taiwan. TCC's products will be marked with carbon footprint labels as soon as the 4Q20. At the same time, TCC announced support for Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) "2050 Climate Ambition" statement to continue lowering the carbon footprint of cement and ready-mix concrete products, and aims to deliver carbon-neutral concrete...

GCCA launches 2050 Climate Ambition programme

01 September 2020, Published under Cement News

In the joint industry initiative “2050 Climate Ambition” 40 of the world’s leading cement and concrete companies have announced their commitment to reduce the sector’s CO2 footprint, aspiring to deliver carbon-neutral concrete by 2050, according to the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA). Launched by the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) on behalf of its member companies, the ambition statement represents a critical milestone for the industry. It is the first time it ...

CEMBUREAU to seek carbon neutrality along cement's value chain by 2050

16 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Following a reassessment of the targets set out in its 2050 Low Carbon Roadmap (2013/18)  the Association of the European cement industry (CEMBUREAU) will make a decisive contribution to the European Green Deal, striving for carbon neutrality along the cement and concrete value chain by 2050, said the organisation in a statement. CEMBUREAU will publish a revised low-carbon roadmap setting out the key role of cement and concrete in the circular economy and a path to achieving carbon neutr...

COP25 talks target carbon neutrality

16 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Four leading experts explored the pathway to carbon neutrality in the cement and concrete industry at a side event to COP25 in Madrid, Spain. The panel discussion entitled 'Cement and concrete: the path to carbon neutrality by 2050' was moderated by Galo Gutierrez, general director of the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, and featured: •    Koen Coppenholle, CEO of CEMBUREAU, the European cement association •    Claude Lorea, cement director of the Global Cement and Concrete ...

Making carbon neutrality a reality by 2030

08 November 2019, Published under Cement News

This week FLSmidth's released its new sustainability programme, MissionZero, which is offering a number of products and services to help the industry achieve the goal of operating zero emissions cement plants by 2030. To achieve this, further technical breakthroughs and close cooperation with partners, and customers, will be required, but the initiative is part of a wider movement among businesses to place environmental solutions at the heart of their business offerings. FLSmidth: Missio...