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CEMEX Philippines achieves 50% CO2 reduction from 1990-2022

18 April 2023, Published under Cement News

CEMEX Philippines achieved a 50 per cent reduction in CO 2 emissions generated by its two cement subsidiaries, Solid Cement Corp and APO Cement Corp , from 1990-2022. Based on public declarations, CEMEX claims that this is the highest CO 2 emissions reduction in the industry.  From 2020-22 alone, CEMEX Philippines reduced 18 per cent of its net CO 2 emissions, representing 36 per cent of the total CO 2 reduction since 1990, demonstrating the company’s accelerated efforts to furth...

Canadian Cement Association joins Net-Zero Challenge

01 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Canada’s cement industry has joined the Net-Zero Challenge. The Net-Zero Challenge is a voluntary initiative led by the government of Canada that encourages businesses to develop and implement credible and effective plans to transition their facilities and operations to net-zero emissions by 2050. Adam Auer, president and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada (CAC), joined the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Canada's minister of environment and climate change, to announce the first partic...

AdBri makes positive revenue and environmental progress in 2021

04 March 2022, Published under Cement News

This week AdBri announced earnings of AUD1569.2m (US$1135m) in 2021 and might have performed even better had it not been for variable demand, due to temporary Australian government COVID-19- related lockdowns. Bringing capex projects online and accelerating its decarbonisation programme will now be major goals for the group in 2022. AdBri has been transforming its operations to be more resilient during the COVID-19 period. Cement sales performed better in 2021 than in 2020, rising by 12 per...

Vicat to invest EUR800m to meet 2030 climate targets

19 November 2021, Published under Cement News

This week, Vicat held a meeting at L'Isle d'Abeau on the company's climate strategy. The French producer has been describing how it will meet its 2030 and 2050 emission targets throughout its value chain in building materials. Vicat reports that just to meet its 2030 objectives it will need to invest an estimated EUR800m. Capex investment of this magnitude will be shared with clinker factor and activated clay investment accounting for 30 per cent of the budget, fuel substitution representi...