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Sublime Systems supplies One Boston Wharf

04 June 2024, Published under Cement News

US-based Sublime Systems has supplied its low-carbon Sublime Cement to One Boston Wharf, a new net-zero carbon office building in Boston, USA. Being built by WS Development, One Boston Wharf is a 707,000ft 2 , 17-story building with retail outlets and restaurants on the ground floor and a 700-seater performing arts centre on the second and third floors. The building also houses 630,000ft 2 of office space.  “Buildings are monuments to the values of the people who build them, and the One ...

CEMEX launches new Vertua low-carbon product

28 May 2024, Published under Cement News

CEMEX Colombia has introduced a new Vertua lower-carbon mortar with a reduced carbon footprint of up to 40 per cent. This was achieved using more sustainable raw materials, better cementitious materials and a more efficient production process.  CEMEX offers a wide range of mortars in its markets worldwide as part of its Urbanisation Solutions business. This latest mortar is part of the Vertua family of high-quality construction products, designed to have a positive impact on the planet...

Aggregate Industries breaks ground on new Tilbury plant

14 December 2023, Published under Cement News

Aggregate Industries has broken ground on its new low-carbon cement production unit at the Port of Tilbury in the UK. The new facility will enable the company to supply its customers with conventional, low carbon, and circular cementitious materials from five loading heads. The primary objective of the new unit is to meet increasing demand for sustainable building materials. As well as providing an import hub, this major investment includes new plant equipment for manufacturing blended...

CEMEX supplies Vertua to Khalifa Port expansion

07 September 2023, Published under Cement News

CEMEX will provide over 200,000m 3 of Vertua lower-carbon concrete for the development of the topside infrastructure for the expansion of the Khalifa Port in the UAE, one of the largest port infrastructure projects in the world. Strategically situated midway between Abu Dhabi and Dubai and serving 25 major shipping lines with direct links to over 70 international destinations, Khalifa Port is an 18.5m deep-water multipurpose port with a total of 10.6km of quay wall that include two con...

GCCA shortlists 15 start-ups for Innovandi Open Challenge

03 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Fifteen start-ups have been shortlisted by the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA), from a global list of applications, for its pioneering Innovandi Open Challenge scheme, to work on developing low-carbon concrete. The Innovandi Open Challenge brings together start-ups and the industry’s leading manufacturers to work together on innovative ways to cut emissions and accelerate progress. Between March to May this year, a pplications were invited from start-ups interested in wo...

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 ...

CCP expands its cement-free building block range

13 June 2023, Published under Cement News

UK-based CCP Building Products, the SigmaRoc-owned precast concrete manufacturer, has expanded on being the UK’s first provider of cement free ultra-low carbon concrete building blocks. Using its Greenbloc technology across the complete product portfolio, CCP’s range of concrete blocks and bricks now provides the specifier maximum choice dependent on the desired carbon saving of any given project. According to the company, the Greenbloc range is now available in three tiers of carbon s...

Progressive Planet launches PozGlass pilot plant

09 March 2023, Published under Cement News

Canada-based Progressive Planet, a CleanTech and manufacturing company specialising in the creation of planet-friendly products, has announced that it will be building a pilot plant to produce up to 3200tpa of PozGlass™ 100G, a CleanTech low carbon cement that can dramatically reduce the cement industry’s carbon footprint. Made from 100 per cent post-consumer glass, PozGlass replaces carbon emitting ingredients used in the making of cement. It can also replace fly ash in concrete. P...

Continental Cement produces lowest carbon PLC to date

24 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Continental Cement Company LLC , a subsidiary of Summit Materials , has produced a 20 per cent Portland limestone cement (PLC), the lowest carbon PLC to date, as part of a research project for the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and the National Road Research Alliance. The research project evaluated the performance of low carbon cement products for use in future transportation infrastructure procurement and material selection to reduce overall environmental impacts.  PLC ...

Saint-Gobain and Ecocem join forces to speed up delivery of low carbon products

06 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Saint-Gobain and Ecocem have announced a major partnership focused on accelerating the delivery of low carbon products to market. Designed to reduce CO 2 emissions from cement, mortar and concrete, these products will support the acceleration of the construction industry’s transition to a low-carbon economy. Commenting on the partnership, Benoit Bazin, chief executive officer of Saint-Gobain, said, “As the worldwide leader in light and sustainable construction, Saint-Gobain develops in...