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CCUS on trial

11 April 2022, Published under Cement News

With the race now on to develop solutions for the lowering of CO 2 emissions by the cement industry, ICR looks at some of the latest carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) technologies being trialled around the world.  Figure 1: CCUS projects around the world, 2022 With the global population forecast to reach 9.3bn by 2050, demand for concrete to meet our urbanisation needs is expected to rise substantially. However, its manufacture requires cement, the production of wh...

Green growth avenues

05 April 2022, Published under Cement News

While decarbonising the cement and concrete industry will play a pivotal role in addressing climate change, producers in these sectors cannot go it alone. By outlining green growth avenues in the cement ecosystem, McKinsey & Company explains why collaboration across the value chain is vital to decarbonising the built environment – and that it needs to start today. By Thomas Czigler, Eddie Elizondo, Sebastian Reiter and Patrick Schulze, McKinsey & Co. Figure 1: with decarbonisation bec...

Harnessing CO2

19 August 2015, Published under Cement News

The worldwide anthropogenic emissions of CO2 in 2013 were estimated at 37Gt, according to the IPCC and IEA, including the cement industry’s contribution of 2-2.5Gta, ie 5.5-6.5 per cent of the world total. Therefore, it is key that the cement industry develops new products and technologies that mitigate its CO2 emissions. Over the last nine years, Lafarge has been leading or participating in this initiative. The need to mitigate CO2 emissions drives the cement industry to develop new ...