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Graphene’s future potential

18 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Reducing carbon emissions in the cement industry is a top priority, but how to achieve that is the subject of considerable research and development. For First Graphene Ltd and Fosroc International, graphene shows great promise for significant CO 2 reductions and performance enhancements. by Michael Watson, First Graphene Ltd, Australia, and Dr Martyn Whitehead, Fosroc International Ltd, UK. Graphene consists of carbon atoms arrange in lattice-like structures just a few atoms thick ...

Euclid acquires Chryso NA cement grinding aid & additives business

05 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Euclid Chemical Company, a leading manufacturer of concrete and masonry construction products, announced today that it has acquired Chryso's North American cement grinding aids and additives business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquired technologies are sold to cement manufacturers to enhance the performance of cement and to reduce CO 2 emissions during its production. Cement is the key ingredient in concrete, the world's most widely used building material. "This...

Chryso appoints new group executive vice-president

14 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Frédéric Guimbal has been appointed Chryso Group Executive Vice-president in charge of Markets, Innovation, Purchasing and Communications. Mr Guimbal led the Concrete business Unit at Chryso in 2021 and now joins the Chyrsos’ Comex team. Frederic Guimbal brings 17 years of industry experience in cement and concrete, being close to the field, and having managed these activities in various geographies both in mature end emerging countries.

Chryso acquires majority stake in APTEX

15 October 2020, Published under Cement News

The Chryso Group has signed of an agreement to acquire a majority stake in APTEX, a Moroccan construction chemicals company. The Chryso brand has made construction chemicals for the Moroccan market for more than 30 years, while APTEX has been operating for two years in the country, and has a production unit and an application laboratory located in Casablanca. The Chryso-APTEX joint venture will provide cement manufacturers, concrete and precast producers, applicators, construction comp...