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Continental Cement signs hydrogen MoU

24 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Summit Materials , in partnership with its subsidiary Continental Cement Co , has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with PCC Hydrogen Inc (PCCH2), a producer of negative carbon intensity hydrogen, to develop a fuel replacement strategy to lower carbon emissions from Continental's cement manufacturing process. The project aims to deploy negative carbon intensity hydrogen derived from ethanol as a replacement fuel for the existing hydrocarbon fuels used as a source of heat in the...

Lafarge Canada bets on ITCs to boost clean energy investments

19 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Canada  ( Holcim Group) is among the companies counting on   investment tax credits   (ITCs) for its plant in Exshaw, Alberta, Canada, where it has a plan to capture 1Mta of carbon emissions. "Having ITCs in place in Canada... will certainly help the project's business case and in ensuring investment in decarbonisation occurs in Canada," the company's two heads of sustainability said in a joint statement to Reuters. The government first announced some CAD10bn (US$7.4bn) in IT...

Limak Cement addresses Turkey's "Green Transformation"

16 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Limak Cement 's new business platforms will be “the most important catalyst in the Green Transformation," said Limak’s CEO, Erkam Kocakerim, speaking at the ‘Climate Change Summit: Green Transformation’ held in Istanbul, Turkey, on 14 June 2023. In the first such gathering following the formation of the government, more than 200 top business executives and bankers, some of them from the most carbon-intensive sectors of the economy, gathered to exchange views on the efforts needed to ensure ...

Cement sector decarbonisation: the business case

18 April 2023, Published under Cement News

To achieve its 2050 target of net zero cement production, the cement sector will need to apply a range of decarbonisation strategies. However, high capital costs and limited market experience are key barriers to rapid deployment. In the USA, several regulatory incentives are available while the voluntary carbon market offers further opportunities. By Kayla Carey, Zach Harmer, Braeden Larson and Wilson Fong, ClimeCo, USA. Eco Material Technologies turns landfilled coal ash into a relia...

Mannok Cement cuts CO2 with CATAGEN and biohydrogen technology

17 April 2023, Published under Cement News

CATAGEN, a net zero innovation company, and Mannok , a cement and construction products manufacturer, conducted a six-month feasibility study to explore the decarbonisation of Mannok’s cement operations using CATAGEN’s future suite of ClimaHtech technologies.   Through the introduction of and oxygen from CATAGEN’s HGEN (renewable hydrogen generator) aided waste heat recovery, Mannok’s carbon emissions were reduced by seven per cent at its cement plant in Co Cavan, Ireland.   Th...

Mannok Cement secures Green Energy funding

12 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Mannok Cement , located in Fermanagh, is one of two companies in Northern Ireland to secure funding in a new GCP240m (US$298.4m/EUR273.4m) UK Government Green Energy Scheme.   The funding will support Mannok in the first vital phase of its energy transformation programme. The first phase of the programme, which the funding will support, is the generation of onsite green hydrogen (H 2 ), a more sustainable, zero-emission fuel created using renewable energy, to replace the use of diese...

CEMEX UK supports Capital Hydrogen

16 November 2022, Published under Cement News

CEMEX UK has pledged its support of Capital Hydrogen, a partnership between Cadent, SGN and National Grid Gas Transmission, which plans to deliver a transition to low carbon hydrogen for gas networks in the East of England, South East and London. As part of its participation, CEMEX has committed to working with Capital Hydrogen to assess the feasibility of implementing hydrogen powered equipment and vehicles at its sites in London and give due consideration to decarbonisation opportunit...

Electric Hydrogen targets cement sector decarbonisation

06 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Boston-based climate tech company Electric Hydrogen (EH2) has ambitious plans to decarbonise the heavy manufacturing industry, including the cement sector. EH2's high-throughput electrolyser systems are made for continuous, high-volume production required for not only cement production but other crucial sectors like freight transportation and ocean shipping.

CEMEX restarts line in Dominican Republic

12 September 2022, Published under Cement News

CEMEX has restarted the 0.5Mta Line 1 at its San Pedro de Macorís plant in the Dominican Republic. The US$34m upgrade project began in 2021 and forms part of the company’s expansion plans to help support local cement demand in the country. The next stage of the expansion plans includes increasing production and dispatch capacity, as well as augmenting the use of waste-derived fuels, state-of-the-art additives, and expanding the pioneering use of hydrogen as a catalyst in its two produ...

Buxton plant manufactures industrial lime with hydrogen technology

11 July 2022, Published under Cement News

High-quality lime has been manufactured for the first time in the UK using hydrogen technology as part of a world-first net zero trial.  The trial, led by Tarmac at its Tunstead site near Buxton, was the culmination of a project funded by the UK government's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) demonstrated the significant potential to use hydrogen as a viable fuel alternative to natural gas for commercial-scale production of lime. A number of trials were con...