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Fortescue Metals Group to diversify into green cement

07 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Australia-based iron ore mining specialist Fortescue Metals Group says it has produced both green iron and green cement in trials that are part of the company's plans to become a major player in the green energy sector. One of the trial decarbonisation projects being run by Fortescue Future Industries's (FFI) has produced high-purity green iron from Fortescue iron ore, and waste from the green iron process has been combined with other materials to make green cement. FFI CEO, Julie...

Lafarge Egypt introduces EcoLabel cement

08 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Egypt has announced that it will introducing EcoLabel cement for the first time in Egypt. The new products comply with the group’s green criteria, including having a lower CO 2 footprint and recycled content. "Hydrocem Plus EcoLabel & Hydrocem EcoLabel represent the industry’s broadest range of green cement for high-performing, sustainable and circular construction," said Solomon Baumgartner Aviles, CEO of Lafarge Egypt. "We are dedicated to R&D at the forefront of carbon neutra...

The call for greener construction products

19 March 2021, Published under Cement News

A report by the European Parliament (EP) on the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) calls for an ambitious revision of the regulation. The EP is moving towards clarifying what can be defined as green construction products and has now directly integrated EU environmental policies into the construction sector legislation. The EP has approved a report calling for minimum performance requirements that construction products will need to meet before they are put on the EU market. The resolut...

LafargeHolcim enhances green solutions in Latin America

25 November 2020, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim is launching its ECOPact green concrete in Latin America, starting in Ecuador, Colombia and Mexico, with all key markets due to follow in the first half of 2021. The roll-out of ECOPact, which enables carbon-neutral construction, builds on its successful market adoption across Europe, the US and Canada, according to the company.   Accelerating its green building solutions in Latin America, the company also plans to introduce an EcoLabel to transparently communicate the environm...

New Cuban facility begins production of green cement

22 October 2020, Published under Cement News

After several months of tests, a new plant installed at the Marta Abreu University in Las Villas, Cuba, has begun the production of low-carbon cement (LC3). The main components of the cement are clinker, calcined clay, limestone and gypsum. At present, the plant produces around 4tpd of LC3, but production is expected to double once the new facility is fully operational.

JSW Cement plans to double green cement capacity

22 May 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s JSW Cement Ltd plans to double its green cement capacity over next couple of years. At present, the company produces green cement at its Salboni unit in West Bengal to cater to the demand of the eastern region. "The eastern markets in India are very important to JSW Cement’s growth story. Over the past year, we have implemented several initiatives to cater to requirements of all our customers, and the capacity expansion is testimony to our commitment to serving them better. The pr...

ACC Ltd launches Chandrapur Green Building Centre

22 September 2017, Published under Cement News

In line ACC Ltd's commitment to the concept of sustainable construction and a greener environment in India, the cement producer has launched its Green Building Centre in Chandrapur, Maharashtra. The centre was inaugurated by Gopika Tiwari, cluster head – West & Central India, and Amit Mathur, director – Sales West. Danish Rashid, head – Green Buildings Business; Anish Kundel, sales head – Nagpur and Mueen Khan, regional customer service head – West were also present. The Green Building C...

Green cement volumes to rise at a CARG of 7.6% up to 2024

06 September 2016, Published under Cement News

According to report published by Grand View Research, global green cement market is expected to reach US$37.76bn by 2024. Growing awareness regarding reduction in carbon emissions and its detrimental effect on the environment will fuel market growth. The commercial sector will be the fastest-growing green cement market and is expected to witness volume growth at a CAGR of 7.6 per cent from 2016 to 2024 as a result of its increasing application in commercial establishments such as office ...